Atlanta United v Toronto FC: MLS Action on Match-day 42
This Sunday sees Atlanta go head to head with Phili at Mercedes-Benz Stadium – Kick-off 2:30am GMT.
Tenth placed Phili will travel to Mercedes-Benz Stadium, hopeful of rampage, as they face eleventh placed Atlanta.
Atlanta United’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 33 points this season
With two wins in a row under his belt, Gonzalo Pineda takes his Atlanta team into this game full of confidence, and hopeful of another successive victory.
Also, Atlanta will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose two matches this MLS season. Their position is eleventh in the League and they have 33 points, that is, 0W, 0L and 0D.
Atlanta have won seven fixtures, drawn four meetings, and lost three matches of their 14 League matches at home this season.
Winning this fixture will see Atlanta United on 36 points.
This season’s MLS campaign, has so far seen Toronto FC achieve 34 points
Phili need a positive result from this game, if they are to move their season forward. Their last match resulted in a loss to Montréal, before that they drew away to LA Galaxy, 2-2.
Also, Phili have a huge task to over-turn their opponents in this game, having already lost one game this season. With 34 points (0W, 0L and 0D), they are established in tenth position in the League.
It must be a worrying prospect for Phili to go back on the road, with a bud run of away performances under their belt this season. So far they have only secured two wins, four darts, and eight defeats to the home team.
Victory for Toronto FC would take their points tally to 37 so far this season.
Atlanta United v Toronto FC – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the teams have already faced each other 12 times with the record being five wins and four draws for Atlanta. Additionally, in the last three meetings between these two sides, the game has ended in a draw. The last time both teams met in this competition was June 2022, when Atlanta United walked away as 2-1 winners.
Players to watch
For Atlanta, Bradley Edwin, one of their best scorers, has netted in 29 League matches so far, while Alexander is a top performing player who has scored in 30 League fixtures this campaign for Phili.