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Major League Soccer Preview: New York Red Bulls vs Atlanta United

New York Red Bulls Atlanta United

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Major League Soccer action on Thursday as Red Bulls and Atlanta meet at Red Bull Arena – 12:30am GMT.

Atlanta currently sit in sixth place as they travel to seventh placed Red Bulls.

New York Red Bulls have so far accrued 46 points in this season of the Major League Soccer

Red Bulls will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 1-0 victory over Montréal in their last fixture.

Also, Red Bulls keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last eight meetings is astonishing this season. With a seventh position in the league and 13 wins, 12 losses and 7 draws, they currently have 46 points in the League having won 13 games, drawn seven fixtures, and lost 12 matches.

When Red Bulls host Atlanta, they will do so on the back of eight wins and five darts on their own ground.

A win in this fixture would take New York Red Bulls’s points to 49 in the League.

Atlanta United’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 47 points this season

Gonzalo Pineda’s men were held to a disappointing draw against Toronto FC in their last fixture, he will be keen to improve on that in this game.

Also, Atlanta keep finding ways to win, having secured 10 victories in their last 15 fixtures is astonishing this season. They currently stand sixth in the League, with 47 points for a total of 12 wins, 9 losses and 11 draws having won 12 meetings, drawn 11 games, and lost nine fixtures.

It must be a worrying prospect for Atlanta to go back on the road, with a bud run of away performances under their belt this season. So far they have only secured three victories and six draws to the home team.

A victory for Atlanta United would put them on 50 points.

New York Red Bulls v Atlanta United – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Red Bulls and Atlanta have faced each other 11 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Red Bulls’s favour (7 – 1). Also, Atlanta have repeatedly tasted defeat at the hands of Red Bulls in seven out of the previous 10 fixtures with them. The last time they played each other in this competition was June 2021 and the score line ended up with a 0-0 draw.

Players to watch

For Red Bulls, Anthony is a top performing player who has scored
in 32 League matches this Major League Soccer Season, while Alec is one of the top performing players after having scored
in 32 League fixtures this campaign for Atlanta.

Other standout players for Red Bulls are Carlos Miguel and David with respectively and for Atlanta are Bradley Edwin and Ben with respectively.

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