New York City vs Atlanta United Preview
New York City
New York City come into this encounter off the back of a humiliating 4-0 thrashing away in the fourth round of the US Open Cup. Patrick Vieira’s men were totally outplayed as they where eliminated by city rivals New York Red Bulls.
In their recent eight matches, only three wins were acquired by New York City. They have drawn two and lost three of those fixtures.
But they have been in superb form at home. They have recorded a total of 18 goals.
Midfielder Yangel Herrera is New York City’s only injury concern. However, defender Ronald Matarrita and midfielder Rodney Wallace have both been called up for Costa Rica’s World Cup campaign.
The away team are having a remarkable season as they sit top of the Eastern Conference table. Atlanta promoted to the MLS last season and have quickly made an impact on the league with their attacking football under former Barcelona and Argentina coach Gerardo Martino.
Atlanta have a good away record this season winning four of their six away matches. Atlanta have netted 30 goals in their 14 league matches so far, making them the leading scorers in the MLS.
Both of these teams have met three times in the past, both clubs winning one match each and finish with a draw game.
Their most recent encounter was earlier this season when the draw game occured.
This match should be an exciting game as both teams known for their attacking style. Vieira’s City team can be a little cautious but Martino’s Atlanta are known for playing offensive style wherever they go.
This is a clash that should have goals as both teams are known for their attacking style.
New York City’s excellent recent home run though should tilt this match in their favour.
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