The Atlanta United host CF Montreal on Saturday in a MLS Eastern conference matchday 4 fixture. Atlanta United is fifth in the conference table at 2-0-1 on six points with the goal difference of 0. Atlanta defeated Charlotte 2-1 at home in its most recent fixture last Sunday. A deflected goal by Jake Mulraney in the 96th minute gave Atlanta the win over the expansion club.
Atlanta opened its regular season with a 3-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City followed by a 3-0 loss to Colorado before defeating Charlotte last Sunday. Atlanta is unbeaten in nine consecutive matches at home following its win last Sunday over Charlotte. Josef Martinez, Dom Dwyer, Caleb Wiley and Luiz Araujo have each scored one goal for Atlanta in MLS action this season. Martinez and Marcelino Moreno have each assisted on two goals.
CF Montreal is last in the conference table at 0-0-3 on zero points with a goal difference of -6. Montreal's most recent match was a 1-1 draw in the second leg of their CONCACAF quarterfinals Champions League tie with Cruz Azul and Montreal was eliminated on aggregate 2-1. Montreal has scored just two goals in his first three matches in the MLS this season.
This is just the second time in club history, dating back to 2014 that Montreal opened its campaign with three consecutive losses. One club or more in the MLS has opened the season with four consecutive losses for the last three campaigns. Lassi Lappalainen and Zachary Brault-Guillard have each scored one goal for Montreal. Joaquin Torres, Ismael Kone and Djordie Mihailovic each have one assist.