Atlanta United FC vs Colorado Rapids | Preview | April 27, 2019

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 9
Atlanta United FC vs Colorado Rapids
Mercedes-Benz Stadium — Atlanta
April 27 - 4:00 PM MT

STREAMING: MLS LIVE on ESPN+ in US, on DAZN in Canada

Atlanta United FC are looking for their first victory at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, while the Colorado Rapids are seeking their first overall victory when the sides meet Saturday evening.

The Five Stripes (1-3-2) are coming off a 2-1 loss at home to FC Dallas in Week 8, but Josef Martinez struck from the penalty spot deep into stoppage time, snapping a three-match scoring drought. The Rapids (0-6-2) are the lone team left in MLS without a win, extending their losing streak to five games with a 4-1 defeat at Chicago.

Atlanta United FC

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: George Bello (D) - groin injury
    • OUT: Kevin Kratz (M) - lcalf injury
    • OUT: Mikey Ambrose (M) - right meniscus injury
    • OUT: Brandon Vazquez (F) - knee injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Colorado Rapids

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Kortne Ford (D) - knee surgery
    • QUESTIONABLE: Kellyn Acosta (M) - hamstring injury
  • Suspended: Jack Price (M)
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Atlanta

  • Atlanta: 1 win, 1 goal
  • Rapids: 0 wins, 0 goals
  • 0 draws

Officials

  • Referee: Alan Kelly
  • Assistant Referees: Nick Uranga, Brian Poeschel
  • 4th Official: Elvis Osmanovic
  • VAR: Guido Gonzales Jr
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