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Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. Inter Miami CF

October 26, 2021 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Atlanta United FC News Release


ATLANTA - Atlanta United returns to action Wednesday when it hosts Inter Miami CF at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The match, presented by Captain Morgan, is set to kick-off at 7:30 p.m. ET and will be regionally broadcast on Bally Sports South.

Prior to the match, Atlanta United's Special Olympics Unified Team will play Inter Miami CF's Unified Team at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Atlanta United Unified match, presented by Gallagher, kicks off at 4:30 p.m. with coverage starting at 4:15 p.m. on atlutd.com/live and Atlanta United's Facebook page. The teams will play 7-on7 with two 20-minute halves in the only home match for Atlanta United Unified Team this season after drawing Chicago Fire FC Unified earlier this season.

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Atlanta owns an all-time record of 1-2-3 against Inter Miami: 1-1-1 at home and 0-1-2 on the road in the series. This will be the third and final meeting between the teams during the regular season after a 1-1 draw at Miami on May 9 and a 1-0 win in Atlanta on Sept. 29 in which Josef Martínez scored goals in each game.

Atlanta sits in seventh place in the Eastern Conference standings on 43 points and is coming off a 1-1 draw against New York City FC on Saturday. Marcelino Moreno scored in the second consecutive game for his ninth goal of the season.

Moreno ranks second in MLS with 87 dribbles completed this season, trailing Minnesota's Emanuel Reynoso with 95 and ranks third in MLS with 222 duels won.

Brooks Lennon has completed an MLS-leading 38 successful crosses this season and has created 72 chances, which rank sixth in MLS.

Inter Miami is coming off back-to-back wins, including a 5-1 home victory over FC Cincinnati on Saturday. Gonzalo Higuaín scored his 11th goal of the season and added three assists for Miami to give him nine for the season, both team highs. Miami sits in 10th place in the Eastern Conference standings on 38 points.

MATCH INFORMATION

Wednesday, Oct. 27 | Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Ga | 7:30 p.m. (ET)

Atlanta United (11-9-10, 43 points) vs. Inter Miami CF (11-15-5, 38 points)

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

TV | Bally Sports South

English Radio | 92.9 The Game

Spanish Radio | La Mejor


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