Philadelphia Union might be in trouble in the fight to keep their place on the table after yet another draw in their last match against Columbus Crew. They played their 5th draw in a row and they face Atlanta United, who are only 2 points behind on the MLS table.
Atlanta United will be hoping to continue their brilliant form after beating CF Montreal 4-1 in their last game. Atlanta United are in a comfortable position and can fight for a higher position on the table if they grab a win against Philadelphia Union.Grab Your Signup Bonus
With the league edging to a finish, it is important for the team to fight for a win. Philadelphia Union had been fantastic for most parts of the campaign, but they have struggled recently as their last 5 games ended in 5 draws. They played against FC Cincinnati, Charlotte FC, Los Angeles, FC Dallas and Columbus Crew, with all ending in a draw.
They will be hoping they can pick up their first win against Atlanta United at home. Atlanta United beat them 2-0 back in July at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Thiago Almada and Brooks Lennon netted both goals that sank Philadelphia Union in that game.
Philadelphia's league games at home has been far from excellent in their last 4 league games. They had 1 win and 3 draws.
Philadelphia Union are 4th on the Eastern Conference table with 51 points.
- No losses in 6 games.
- No wins in 5 games.
- Both teams to score in 7/8 games.
- Less than 10.5 corners in 5/6 games.
Atlanta United are feeling confident of their chances of doing a double against Philadelphia Union. They were very excellent in the 4-1 win over CF Montreal. Xande Silva, Thiago Almada, Giorgos Giakoumakis and Edwin Mosquera were all on the scoresheet to guide Atlanta to victory.
Atlanta United wil have to be in high spirits against Philadelphia Union, who remain unbeaten in their last 6 matches. But the opposition has not won in their last 5 games either, that would be an advantage for Atlanta United.
Its 2 points that separates both teams on the table and Atlanta United are very interested in closing that gap. Atlanta United are 6th in the Eastern Conference with 49 points.
- No losses in 4 games.
- Without a clean sheet in 5 games.
- More than 2.5 goals in 5/6 games.
- Both teams scored in 5/5 games.
- First to score in 5/7 games.
- First half winner in 6/7 games.
Head to Head
In 15 matches between these two clubs, Atlanta United won 6 games, while Philadelphia Union won 4 games and 5 games ended in a draw.
- More than 4.5 cards in 5/6 games.
- Less than 10.5 corners in 7/9 games.
Analysis and Predictions
Philadelphia Union have been brilliant this season and its paid dividends as once again, they look set to qualify for the playoffs. They were hoping to end in top spot but that looks unlikely at this point in the season. But I'm afraid the team has no more fight in them. At this point they are waiting to end the season already. Atlanta United on the other hand are feeling confident after their last win and the idea of climbing up the table is an added motivation.
- Away Over 1 Goal at 1.68 Odds
- Home or Away Win and Both Teams to Score at 2.05 Odds
- Georgios Giakoumakis to Score Anytime at 2.60 Odds