Can the Five Stripes overcome a newly confident squad while shaking off last week’s tough result in Montreal? A trip to face Real Salt Lake will be the test.
In 1967, professional soccer came to Atlanta for the first time with the debut of the Atlanta Chiefs.
In a game where everything that could go wrong for Atlanta United seemed to do so, the Five Stripes lost a heartbreaker to the Montreal Impact, 2-1.
After a slow start to the Montreal season that sees it winless in its first five games, everyone around the team is starting to feel the pressure. Can Atlanta keep the pressure on?
Al Davis said this and consistently built his Oakland Raiders’ teams around it. Dan Quinn has built his Falcons’ defense around it. Tata Martino has built his first Atlanta United squad around it.
The Five Stripes earned MLS respect with a thrilling 2-2 draw on Saturday night in Toronto at BMO Field.
Back-to-back games on the road against last year’s MLS Cup opponents is a brutal scheduling quirk.
Toronto’s defense that will provide a very different test to Atlanta United Saturday.
Atlanta United went on the road Friday night and earned a draw against the defending MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders.
The Five Stripes will be looking for their third straight win while the Sounders enter the game 1-1-1 in 2017.