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Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. Orlando City SC

October 6, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Atlanta United FC News Release

ATLANTA - Atlanta United returns to action Wednesday night against Orlando City SC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The match will be televised on FOX Sports Southeast at 7:00 p.m. ET and transmitted on Sports Radio 92.9 The Game and La Mejor.

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Atlanta holds an all-time record of 6-1-3 against Orlando City SC in league play. This will be the third meeting between the teams in 2020, with Orlando winning the first match 3-1 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Atlanta earning a 1-1 draw in Orlando.

Atlanta has won two of its last three matches after a 4-0 victory at D.C. United on Saturday. The win moved Atlanta into eighth place in the Eastern Conference standings entering Wednesday's match, while Orlando City SC sits in third.

Jon Gallagher scored twice on Wednesday and has scored three goals over the last four games to move him into the team lead.

Atlanta picked up its fourth clean sheet of the season against D.C. and has recorded the most clean sheets in MLS since 2017 with 38.

Brooks Lennon scored once and recorded his first two assists of the season on crosses against D.C. Lennon ranks second in MLS in crossing accuracy for players with a minimum of 30 crosses at 31.25 percent.

Orlando is coming off a 3-1 win vs. New York Red Bulls at Exploria Stadium Saturday and extended its club record unbeaten streak to nine games. The Lions have six wins over the stretch.

MATCH INFORMATION

Wednesday, Oct. 7 | Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA|7:00 p.m. (ET)

Atlanta United (5-8-2, 17 points) vs. Orlando City SC (8-2-5, 29 points)

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

TV | FOX Sports Southeast

English Radio | 92.9 The Game

Spanish Radio | La Mejor


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