Atlanta at home against Los Angeles – Sunday – 11:00pm GMT – Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Los Angeles to face tenth Atlanta on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, with Bob Bradley’s team currently occupying sixth place in the League.
Atlanta United’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 18 points this season
Atlanta will take a huge positive from their recent 2-3 win against Columbus Crew at MAPFRE Stadium.
Atlanta have been unable to find the winning strategy now for 12 of their last 13 games, a habit that must be broken if they want to end with a positive season. They currently sit in tenth place, with a total of 18 points having won three fixtures, drawn nine matches, and lost six games.
When Atlanta host Los Angeles, they will do so on the back of two wins and three draws on their own ground.
A victory for Atlanta United would put them on 21 points.
Los Angeles FC have 23 points to their name, going into this tie
A loss to San Jose away, and then Sporting Kansas City at home is not good enough to retain a credible run of form in the Major League Soccer. Los Angeles will see this as an opportunity to get their season back on track.
Some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and two losses for Los Angeles seems very relevant. Their position is sixth in the League, and they have 23 points having won six matches, drawn five meetings, and lost seven games.
Los Angeles have had a disappointing run of performances on the road, having won two fixtures, drawn one game, and lost five games of their eight League matches on the road this season.
Los Angeles FC will have secured 26 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Atlanta United v Los Angeles FC – Head-to-Heads.
These two sides have met two times before this fixture, with each recording wins on one occasions. Additionally, home advantage has clearly been a huge positive factor for Atlanta in this fixture, as they have not lost to Los Angeles on the last one game. Their most recent encounter in this competition Atlanta United delivered a 4-3 home win.
Players to watch
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