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Charleston Battery vs Atlanta United Predicted lineup, injury news, H2H, telecast

Published at :May 20, 2024 at 4:30 AM
Modified at :May 20, 2024 at 4:30 AM
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Battery have lost all three previous Open Cup meetings with the Five Stripes

Charleston Battery plays in the second division. In the USL Championship, we see them in a commanding position in the Eastern Conference as they stand first with 27 points on the table. Now they will be up against Atlanta United in the Round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Atlanta United have met the Black and Yellow previously in three different Open Cup tournaments. They have a clear winning record against them so far. The Five Stripes were in Major League Soccer action yesterday against Nashville SC. A 1-1 draw there keeps them in the 12th position of the 2024 MLS Eastern Conference table.

Kick-Off:

Wednesday, 22 May 2024 at 12:00 AM UK (4:30 AM IST)

Location: Patriots Point

Form

Charleston Battery (in all competitions): W-W-W-W-W

Atlanta United (in all competitions): D-L-L-W-L

Players to Watch

MD Myers (Charleston Battery)

The Round of 32 was single-handedly won by the Charleston Battery forward MD Myers. His side were up against South Georgia Tormenta from the USL League One. A hattrick by Myers helped edge past their opponents with a 3-2 scoreline.

Elio Nicolas de Araujo Firmino (Atlanta United)

Elio Nicolas de Araujo Firmino was a man in form in the Round of 32 for his side Atlanta United. The Five Stripes were up against USL League One outfit Charlotte Independence. A brace of goals by Firmino helped his team win 3-0 on the night. The 23-year-old Brazilian played as a centre-attacking midfielder in that match.

Match Facts

  • Atlanta United have won in all of the three previous Open Cup fixtures against Charleston Battery
  • The hosts are on a run of seven consecutive wins in all competitions
  • The visitors have lost three of their last five games in all competitions

Injury & Team News

The hosts have no reported injuries or suspensions in this Round of 16 fixture.

The visiting team led by Gonzalo Pineda have four players out injured. The likes of Derrick Williams, Georgios Giakoumakis, Thiago Almada and Tyler Wolff won’t be available in this game.

Head to Head

Total Matches – 3

Charleston Battery wins – 0

Atlanta United wins – 3

Draws – 0

Predicted Lineup

Charleston Battery predicted lineup (4-2-3-1):

Kuzemka (GK); Crawford, Archer, Smith, Drack; Molloy, Allan; Gutierrez, Torres, LaCava; Myers

Atlanta United predicted lineup (4-2-3-1):

Cohen (GK); Edwards, Rode Gregersen, Morales, Hernandez; Fortune, McCarty; Brennan, Firmino, Gordon; Rios

Match Prediction for Charleston Battery vs Atlanta United

Charleston Battery are on a winning run of seven games in all competitions but they are against a side that has troubled them every time. Atlanta United have been struggling recently but they can surely get past the second-division team after doing so on three different occasions previously.

Prediction: Charleston Battery 1-2 Atlanta United

Telecast for Charleston Battery vs Atlanta United

The US Open Cup Round of 16 including the fixture between Charleston Battery and Atlanta United will be live-streamed on USSoccer.com, MLSSoccer.com, and USLsoccer.com.

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