Match Preview: ATL UTD 2 vs The Miami FC
ATLANTA - Atlanta United 2 begins its final home stand of the 2020 USL Championship regular season with a match against The Miami FC at Fifth Third Bank Stadium on Saturday night. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. EST and will be streamed live on ESPN+.
Saturday, September 12 | Fifth Third Bank Stadium, Kennesaw, Georgia | 7:30 p.m. (EST)
ATL UTD 2 (2-7-3, 9 points) vs. The Miami FC (1-5-3, 6 points)
ATL UTD 2 is looking for its second-straight victory Saturday night when it hosts The Miami FC. Amadou Macky Diop scored his team-leading sixth goal of the season in Atlanta's 2-1 victory against Philadelphia Union II last time out. Academy player David Mejia tallied his second game-winning goal of the campaign in that match. Phillip Goodrum took over the team lead with his third assist on the season.
The Miami FC is coming off a 1-1 draw with Charleston Battery in its last match. Miami's attack is led by former Atlanta United player Romario Williams who has scored five goals. Another former Atlanta player, Harrison Heath leads the team in assists with two. Miami's lone victory of the season came on Aug. 23 when it defeated Charlotte Independence.
Atlanta leads the all-time series 1-0-1 against The Miami FC with both matches coming earlier this season. ATL UTD 2 collected a 4-3 victory at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Tony Annan's first match as interim head coach on July 29. A couple weeks later, the teams played to a 2-2 draw at Riccardo Silva Stadium.
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