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ATLANTA (March 30, 2018) – Atlanta United returns to action on Saturday, March 31, to face 2017 MLS expansion counterpart Minnesota United at TCF Bank Stadium. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 8 p.m. EST and will be televised on FOX Sports South.
Atlanta United defeated Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4-1 on Saturday, March 17, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Josef Martinez tallied his fourth career MLS hat trick in just 23 games played and homegrown midfielder Andrew Carleton recorded his first MLS assist after coming on as a substitute. Martinez converted a penalty kick in the 13th minute after Kendall Waston was sent off and later added goals in the 60th and 88th minutes. Vancouver conceded an own goal in the 58th minute and Erik Hurtado scored in the 85th minute for the visitors.
Minnesota is coming off a 3-0 road loss at New York Red Bulls on Saturday, March 24. Alex Muyl opened the scoring for Red Bulls in the 15th minute and Bradley Wright Phillips scored a brace to make it 3-0.
Saturday, March 31|TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota| 8 p.m. (EST)
Atlanta United (2-1-0, 6 points) vs. Minnesota United (2-2-0, 6 points)
TV: FOX Sports South
Talent: Kevin Egan (play-by-play), Dan Gargan (analyst) and Jillian Sakovits (sideline reporter)
English Radio: 92.9 The Game
Talent: Mike Conti (play-by-play) and Jason Longshore (commentator)
AT&T Countdown to Kickoff (FB Live/Periscope)
Spanish Radio: La Mejor 1600 AM
Talent: Armando Carillo (play-by-play) and Daniel Cantu (commentator)
- Atlanta United-Minnesota United game notes
- Atlanta United 2018 media guide
- Atlanta United match day photos
- Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan
- On Minnesota, Josef Martinez’s competitive nature
- Atlanta United defender Michael Parkhurst
- On the team’s week of training, playing in the cold
ABOUT ATLANTA UNITED
Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer in 2017 and became just the fourth expansion team in league history to qualify for MLS Cup Playoffs. The club has set multiple league records including season tickets sales (36,000-plus), single-game attendance (72,035) and single-season average (48,200). Owned by one of the city’s most influential businessmen and philanthropists, Arthur M. Blank, and led by club President Darren Eales, Atlanta United plays its home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For more information about Atlanta United, including how to purchase season tickets, visit: www.atlutd.com, and follow @ATLUTD.