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Monterrey vs. Atlanta United | Concacaf Champions League Preview

2019 Concacaf Champions League — Quarterfinals, Leg 1
Monterrey vs. Atlanta United
Estadio BBVA Bancomer — Guadalupe, Mexico
March 6 — 10 pm ET

TV: Univision Deportes
STREAMING: YahooSports.com

After bouncing back from a stunning first-leg loss, Atlanta United flexed their muscles to blow away Herediano and win 5-3 on aggregate in the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16, settling up a scintillating showdown with Mexico's Monterrey in the Quarterfinals. Los Rayados survived a complicated tie to edge Alianza, 1-0, to book their ticket. Monterrey are currently second in Liga MX, one point behind fellow quarterfinalist Tigres. 

Monterrey

  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Arturo Gonzalez (M) - undisclosed
    • OUT: Jonathan Urretaviscaya (M) - undisclosed
    • QUESTIONABLE: Stefan Medina (D) - undisclosed
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: Adam Bareiro (F), Nicolas Sanchez (D)
  • International duty: None

Atlanta United

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Franco Escobar (D) - fractured right clavicle
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: George Bello (D), Leandro Gonzalez Pirez (D), Pity Martinez (M)
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup

  • This is the first all-time meeting
  • Concacaf Champions League history: Atlanta United - first appearance: 1 win, 1 loss, 0 ties (5 goals) … Monterrey - 4 appearances (2010/11, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2016/17): 28 win, 5 losses, 7 ties (80 goals)

Officials

  • To be announced

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