Wednesday’s win over Real Salt Lake at Yankee Stadium came with more than just four goals…
Of paramount importance was also the return to playing field for David Villa (59’) & Alexander Ring (65’) – and what a relief to see Ronald Matarrita buzz around for a full 90 minutes for the first time since 2017.
While their services were only needed to keep on the path set by the starters to see out the 4-0 victory, it will be all hands on deck as City travel to the Mercedes Benz Arena in Atlanta with the best start in MLS on the line.
On the injury front, it’s only Kwame Awuah who remains out of action.
OUT: Kwame Awuah
Atlanta United (As of April 9 via MLS)
OUT: M - Ezequiel Barco (right quad strain 2/28, out 4-6 weeks) - READ
OUT: D - Franco Escobar (head injury)
OUT: D - Jose Hernandez (quad strain)
OUT: GK - Mitch Hildebrandt (left knee sprain)
OUT: D - Greg Garza (right shoulder injury)