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Match Preview: Atlanta United vs. Seattle Sounders FC

ATLANTA (July 13, 2018) – Atlanta United returns to action on Sunday, July 15 when it hosts Seattle Sounders FC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Atlanta enters the match atop the Supporters’ Shield Standings (12-4-4, 40 points) while Seattle sits in 10th in the Western Conference (4-9-4, 16 points). The match, presented by Coca-Cola, is scheduled to kick-off at 2 p.m. EST and will be nationally televised on FOX.

Atlanta is coming off a 2-0 victory against Philadelphia Union on July 7 at Talen Energy Stadium. Atlanta improved its road record to 6-2-2 and has taken a league-best 20 away points this season. Josef Martínez scored his 18th goal of the season on a converted penalty in the 58th minute and Tito Villalba finished a great team passing sequence in the 76th minute to make it 2-0.

Seattle will play its third straight road match on Sunday when it visits Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the first time. The Sounders earned a 2-1 win at Colorado Rapids on July 4 and followed that performance with a 0-0 draw away to New England Revolution on July 7.

MATCH INFORMATION

Sunday, July 15|Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia|2 p.m. (EST)

Atlanta United (12-4-4, 40 points) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (4-9-4, 16 points)

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

English TV | FOX

Spanish Radio | La Mejor 1600 AM

English Radio | 92-9 The Game (local)

Pre-match coverage:

1 p.m.: AT&T Countdown to Kickoff (FB Live/Periscope)

1:30 p.m.: The Pre-Game show (92-9 The Game)

Mobile | FOX Sports Go

MEDIA RESOURCES

Atlanta United-Seattle Sounders FC game notes
Atlanta United 2018 media guide
Atlanta United match day photos

VIDEO

Atlanta United head coach Tata Martino
On Seattle, Eric Remedi, pressing teams

Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan
On Seattle, Raul Ruidiaz, positive starts

Atlanta United midfielder Jeff Larentowicz
On Seattle, his role in Atlanta’s system

Video: MLS Soundbytes

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