Match Preview: ATL UTD 2 vs Tampa Bay Rowdies
ATLANTA - Atlanta United 2 will face Tampa Bay Rowdies Saturday night at Al Lang Stadium. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. EST and can be seen live on ESPN+.
Saturday, Sept. 14 | Al Lang Stadium, St. Petersburg, Florida | 7:30 p.m. (EST)
ATL UTD 2 (6-16-5, 23 points) vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies (15-5-7, 52 points)
Talent: Austin Lyon (play-by-play) and Ryan Davis (analyst)
ATL UTD 2 travels to face Tampa Bay Rowdies Saturday night for the fifth meeting all-time between the two teams. The last time the two teams met, Atlanta fell 4-1 at home on April 24. Luiz Fernando scored his first goal for the club and has since been signed to an MLS contract.
ATL UTD 2 defeated Ottawa Fury FC 3-2 in its last outing on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Fifth Third Bank Stadium. Andrew Carleton scored a brace, including the fastest goal in team history just 17 seconds into the match and the game-winner. Patrick Okonkwo also scored his first goal with ATL UTD 2.
Tampa Bay Rowdies topped Charlotte Independence 3-1 on Saturday at the Sportsplex at Matthews behind a brace from Juan Tejada and a third goal from Jaime Siaj. Tampa Bay is 7-3-4 at home and currently sits in second place in the eastern conference, one point behind leaders New York Red Bulls II.
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