MLS Action at Nissan Stadium – Nashville SC face Atlanta United

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MLS action on Sunday as Nashville and Atlanta meet at Nissan Stadium – 6:00am GMT.

Atlanta to face sixth Nashville on Sunday at Nissan Stadium, with Gonzalo Pineda’s team currently occupying seventh place in the League.

Nashville SC go into this meeting with 19 points secured

Following a 2-2 draw against Atlanta United, Nashville will be hoping for more.

Also, Nashville have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. Now they have 5 matches won, 1 games lost and 8 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in sixth place, with a total of 19 points having won five fixtures, drawn eight meetings, and lost one game.

Nashville have won two fixtures and drawn two meetings of their four League matches at home this season.

A victory for Nashville SC would put them on 22 points.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring stats of 21 goals. This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Hany Abubakar (2), Alex (1), and Charles Nana (1). Nashville have conceded 14 goals.

This season’s MLS campaign, has so far seen Atlanta United achieve 16 points

Atlanta will no doubt see this game as an opportunity to bring some consistency of form into their season, following a draw away to Nashville SC, as well at New England Revolution.

Also, with two draws in two games, Manager Gonzalo Pineda has plenty to ponder, going into the next match, not least of which is how to get the wins he needs. With a seventh position in the league and 2 wins, 4 losses and 8 draws, they currently have 16 points in the League having won two matches, drawn eight matches, and lost four games.

Atlanta’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Nashville. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won one game, drawn one game, and lost four games.

Winning this fixture will see Atlanta United on 19 points.

Nashville SC v Atlanta United – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels predicting the outcome of this fixture is problematic, as both sides have managed to get a win on six occasions out of the last two wins matches. Further, Gonzalo Pineda’s Atlanta are now un-beaten in two fixtures against Nashville. Their most recent encounter in this competition was August 2021 and the score line ended up with a 0-2 away win for Atlanta United.

Players to watch

For Nashville, Hany Abubakar is a top performing player who has scoredtwo goals in 13 League games this season, while Thiago Ezequiel contributed withone goal in 12 League matches this campaign for Atlanta.

Other players of note for Nashville are Alex and Charles Nana with one goal and one goal respectively and for Atlanta are Thiago Ezequiel and Dom with one goals both.