2019-05-12-ATL-ORL

Atlanta United vs. Orlando City SC | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 11
Atlanta United vs. Orlando City SC
Mercedes-Benz Stadium — Atlanta
May 12 - 2:30 PM ET

TV: FOX

STREAMING: MLS LIVE on DAZN in Canada

Atlanta United look to stretch a season-long winning streak to four games when they host Eastern Conference rivals Orlando City SC Sunday afternoon at the Benz.

After winning just one of their first six games, Atlanta United (4-3-2) defeated Toronto FC, 2-0, on Wednesday night for their third consecutive clean sheet. Josef Martinez set up both goals, with Hector Villalba and Julian Gressel scoring in each half to lead the defending MLS Cup champions, who climbed above the playoff line in the East. 

Orlando City SC (3-4-3) fell to the Reds by the same 2-0 scoreline last weekend, with Jonathan Osorio and Jay Chapman breaking the scoreless stalemate with second-half goals. 

Atlanta cruised to a 4-0 win over the Lions in the last meeting between these teams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, with Miguel Almiron scoring a brace much to the delight of the 71,932 in attendance. 

Atlanta United

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

Orlando City SC

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • QUESTIONABLE: Alex De John (D) - hamstring strain
    • QUESTIONABLE: Carlos Ascues (D) - hamstring injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Atlanta United

  • Atlanta United: 1 win, 8 goals
  • Orlando City SC: 0 wins, 4 goals
  • 2 draws

Officials

  • Referee: Rubiel Vazquez
  • Assistant Referees: Corey Rockwell, Eric Boria
  • 4th Official: Tim Ford
  • VAR: Kevin Stott