Match Preview: ATL UTD 2 vs. Sporting KC II
ATLANTA - Atlanta United 2 takes on Sporting KC II Saturday night at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be streamed live on ESPN+.
Saturday, July 10| Fifth Third Bank Stadium, Kennesaw, Georgia | 7:30 p.m. (ET)
ATL UTD 2 (3-4-5, 14 points) vs. Sporting KC II (2-7-4, 10 points)
Talent: Jon Nelson (play-by-play) and Jason Longshore (analyst)
Atlanta plays host to SKC II Saturday night for the final match of its three-game homestand. On Wednesday night, Atlanta played to a tough 1-1 draw against Indy Eleven. Indy found the game's first goal in the 64th minute, but Connor Stanley found the back of the net in the 74th minute to tie the game. Additionally, Rocco Ríos Novo made numerous crucial saves in the late stretch to keep it a 1-1 game. With Wednesday night's draw, Atlanta now sits in fifth place with 14 points in the Central Division.
Saturday night will be the second of four meetings between the two clubs. Last time Atlanta took on Kansas City, the teams played to a 2-2 draw. Atlanta battled back from a goal deficit twice to secure the point at home. SKC II most recently lost 4-2 versus Louisville City FC on Friday, July 2. The team is currently seventh in the division with 10 points.
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