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D.C. United are in action against Atlanta United in Wednesday’s MLS fixture.
Our D.C. United v Atlanta United tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - as well as up-to-date odds.
D.C. United will play in this fixture following on from a 1-1 MLS drawn result vs Atlanta United.
In that match, D.C. United managed 44% possession and 19 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer for D.C. United was Gabriel Pirani (80'). For their opponents, Atlanta United got 6 shots on goal with 4 on target. Saba Lobzhanidze (14') scored for Atlanta United.
A recurring aspect of more recent D.C. United games is the number of nil scores.
Taking their prior six clashes leading up to this one, in 5 of them a wager on both teams scoring would've been a losing one. That pattern might not be carried forward here, of course.
Proving their penchant for fruitful matches, goals have been seen as many as 23 times in the prior six games in which Atlanta United have sent out their troops, giving an average of 3.83 goals for each fixture. Their opponents have managed 8 of these goals.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 24/10/2020 shows that D.C. United have won 1 of these games & Atlanta United 5, with the tally of draws standing at 0.
A total of 21 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 8 for Black-and-Red and 13 coming from The Five Stripes. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.5.
The last league clash featuring the two was MLS match day 24 on 10/06/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Atlanta United 3-1 D.C. United.
On that day, Atlanta United had 51% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The goals were scored by Giorgos Giakoumakis (13'), Andrew Gutman (49') and Tyler Wolff (73').
At the other end, D.C. United got 13 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Taxiarchis Fountas (27') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Filip Dujic.
Team News: D.C. United
Martín Rodríguez (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Mohanad Jeahze (Calf Injury) won’t be playing for D.C. United manager Wayne Rooney.
Team News: Atlanta United
Atlanta United manager Gonzalo Pineda has a number of players out of action. Osvaldo Alonso (Knee Problems) and Machop Chol (Unknown Injury) won’t be making appearances.
We feel that D.C. United will most probably convert a lot of goal-scoring opportunities.
However, Atlanta United could well find it tough to make a breakthrough but do we see them managing to get on the scoresheet, too.
We’re tipping a comfortable 3-1 winning score for D.C. United at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Audi Field (20,000)
Captain: Steve Birnbaum
Chairman: Jason Levien & Stephen Kaplan
Manager: Wayne Rooney
Competitions: MLS (Parent), MLS (Eastern Conference)