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Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. Toronto FC

October 17, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Atlanta United FC News Release

ATLANTA - Atlanta United returns to action Sunday night against Toronto FC at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. The match will be televised on FOX Sports Southeast at 7:30 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 1-3-3 against Toronto. This will be the first match between the teams in 2020 and Atlanta will be looking for its first away win in the series (0-2-1 on the road).

Atlanta sits in 10th place in the Eastern Conference standings with 19 points entering the weekend matchup against a Toronto side leading the Supporters' Shield race with 38 points.

Jake Mulraney scored his first goal with the club in the 1-1 draw at Inter Miami CF on Wednesday. Jurgen Damm provided his third assist of the season as the second-half substitutes combined to level the match in the 83rd minute and secure Atlanta's first point away to Miami.

Damm ranks second in MLS in assists per 90 minutes at .93 (minimum 200 minutes), as the winger has produced three assists in 291 minutes of action.

Atlanta maintains the best second-half defensive record, conceding a league-low six goals in the second half of matches.

Toronto is riding an eight-game unbeaten streak coming off a 1-1 draw against New York Red Bulls on Wednesday in which midfielder Alejandro Pozuelo scored his team-leading eighth goal of the season, tied with forward Ayo Akinola.

MATCH INFORMATION

Sunday, Oct. 18 | Rentschler Field, East Hartford, CT|7:30 p.m. (ET)

Atlanta United (5-9-4, 19 points) vs. Toronto FC (11-2-5, 38 points)

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

TV | FOX Sports Southeast

English Radio | 92.9 The Game

Spanish Radio | La Mejor


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