MLS – Philadelphia Union – Atlanta United on Match-day 40
This Thursday sees Union go head to head with Atlanta at Subaru Park – Kick-off 2:00am GMT.
Atlanta will travel to Union, as tenth plays first in the table.
Philadelphia Union remain on top of the League going into the game, a position they want to maintain
Union come to this game on the back of a 6-0 home win against Colorado Rapids at Subaru Park.
Also, League leaders Union keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 10 fixtures is astonishing this season. They currently sit in first place, top of the League, having accrued 54 points so far this season. This means a record of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
Union will welcome Atlanta to Subaru Park, safe in the knowledge that their home record this season is outstanding. This is further strengthened by their good home results, as they have won nine meetings and drawn five fixtures in the 14games they’ve played so far this season.
The League leaders have set the bar high, so only a win will be acceptable for Philadelphia Union, especially if they are to maintain their position and keep the momentum to win the League.
This season’s MLS campaign, has so far seen Atlanta United achieve 33 points
With a win in their previous game, (3-2) against D.C. United, Atlanta will likely be in a positive frame of mind.
Also, with four draws in eight matches, Atlanta need to develop a strategy for getting over the line in games. With 33 points, they currently sit tenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.
Atlanta have had a disappointing run of performances on the road, having won one game, drawn five matches, and lost seven matches of their 13 League matches on the road this season.
Winning this fixture will see Atlanta United on 36 points.
Philadelphia Union v Atlanta United – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Atlanta with a greater number of wins. In the last nine meetings, they have enjoyed four wins, to Union’s two wins. Further, Atlanta have left Union with a win on three out of four fixtures. Their most recent encounter in this competition was September 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-0 win for Philadelphia Union.