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Major League Soccer – Atlanta United face Orlando City

Atlanta United vs. Orlando City

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This Saturday sees Atlanta go head to head with Orlando at Mercedes-Benz Stadium – Kick-off 2:00am GMT.

Currently sitting in third place, Orlando will travel to Atlanta, who are five places lower in the League and sit in eighth place.

Atlanta United arrive at this meeting, having secured 27 points so far this season

Atlanta suffered a home loss to Nashville SC in their last outing, they will doubtless be keen get a positive outcome in this fixture.

Atlanta keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last five meetings is astonishing this season. With eighth, they currently sit 27 points in the League having won six games, drawn nine fixtures, and lost seven matches.

Playing at home, Atlanta have won four meetings, drawn three matches, and lost three fixtures.

A victory for Atlanta United would put them on 30 points.

Orlando City go into this match with 38 points secured

Orlando will be buoyant, following a 3-2 home win against Columbus Crew in their last fixture.

Can Orlando continue their incredible form this season and extend their un-beaten run of seven games? They currently stand third in the League, with 38 points having won 10 fixtures, drawn eight fixtures, and lost four matches.

Orlando’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Atlanta. In the 10 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won three games, drawn four meetings, and lost three games.

Winning this fixture will see Orlando City on 41 points.

Atlanta United v Orlando City – Head-to-Head.

Atlanta and Orlando have faced each other 14 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Atlanta’s favour (6 – 3). Also, six of the previous eight fixtures between Atlanta and Orlando have resulted in an Atlanta win. July 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Atlanta United took all three points winning 3-2.

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