|Game||Atlanta United vs Columbus Crew|
|Date & Time||Saturday September 14, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
Atlanta United -1.25
Fox Sports Ohio
Atlanta United saw their winning streak come to an end in their last match and will now look for redemption. They will return home for their next task, where they will play host to Columbus Crew on Saturday. Columbus played for a frustrating draw in their last match and are fighting to make the playoffs.
Columbus Crew (8-15-7) were on track for a home win against Chicago, but they conceded a late goal that held them to a 1-1 draw. They have not been very good lately, but still, they have lost just one of their last six (1-1-4), while failing to keep a single clean sheet. They are still sitting at the penultimate spot of the Eastern Conference with 31 points, eight behind the playoff spots. Columbus have been weak on the road so far (3-9-2) but have lost just one of their last five away matches (2-1-2).
Atlanta United (15-10-3) took the lead in their away match against Philadelphia but ended up losing by 1-3 on the road. That loss put an end to their seven-match winning streak. They are now sitting at the 3rd spot of the Eastern Conference with 48 points, three behind Philadelphia. Atlanta have the best home record in the Conference (10-1-3), where they scored 29 and conceded just 9 in the process. Interestingly enough, they are undefeated in their last 15 home matches in all competitions and have won each of the last seven.
Atlanta United have dominated this match-up over the years (5-1-1) and the this will be the third match between the two in this season (1-1-0). When it comes to matches in this venue, Atlanta United are undefeated (2-0-1) but kept just one clean sheet. This might not be an easy task for Atlanta United but their home presence is dominant.