Injury Report ATL Leg 2

Injury Report: No New Injuries for Leg Two

New York City FC have no new injury concerns for leg two of the Eastern Conference semifinal vs. Atlanta United.

Only Cedric Hountondji is on the list with the hamstring injury which ended his season in June.

NYCFC must overturn a 1-0 deficit at the Mercedes Benz Stadium in order to reach the MLS Cup Playoffs Conference final for the first time after Atlanta's Eric Remedi scored the only goal in Leg One at Yankee Stadium.

Kickoff on Sunday night takes place at 5.30pm ET and the game will be broadcast live on ESPN and at NYCFC.com/Radio.

Injury Report

New York City FC

  • OUT: D - Cedric Hountondji (hamstring injury)

For opposition injuries, please visit MLSSoccer.com/Injuries for the league latest.

Opta Stats

  • Atlanta United is unbeaten in their last four meetings against New York City FC (2W-2D), including their last match in the first leg. NYCFC was the first team to be held scoreless in this series in what was the fifth game.
  • Atlanta is unbeaten in 10 straight games at home (7W-3D), their second-longest unbeaten streak at home in franchise history (12 games, May 20-Sept. 24, 2017).
  • NYCFC is winless in their last five road games (4L-1D). They failed to score more than one goal in any of the five games.
  • Atlanta has conceded just 0.9 goals per game at home since the start of June, the fifth-best rate among teams in that span.
  • In the first leg, NYCFC had no shots on target. It was the first time that the team failed to put a shot on target in team history.
  • Eric Remedi’s goal for Atlanta in the first leg was his first for the club on what was his 10th shot of the season. He is the sixth Atlanta player this season with at least one goal and 10- or-fewer shots - only Houston (eight) had more such players.
  • David Villa took four shots in the first leg for NYCFC, none of which found the target. It was the second time this season he took at least four shots and did not put one on target - the first time coming in April against Real Salt Lake.
  • Franco Escobar had 84 touches in the first leg for Atlanta, the most of any player in the match and his fourth-highest total this year. Escobar averaged 64.5 touches per game in his 23 appearances this season.
  • The Cityzens’ Maxi Moralez drew an average of 2.7 fouls per game during the regular season, the fifth-highest average of any player. He drew a game-high six fouls in the first leg – only nine players have been fouled more in a match this year.
  • Atlanta’s Miguel Almirón and New York City’s David Villa are the only players to have multiple goals against the opposition with two apiece. 
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