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Sunday May 9th, 2021 12:51AM

Orlando City SC takes home win streak into matchup with Atlanta United FC

By The Associated Press

Atlanta United FC (3-4-1, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando City SC (4-2-3, third in the Eastern Conference)

Orlando, Florida; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Orlando City SC hosts Atlanta United FC aiming for its seventh straight home victory.

Orlando City SC is 4-1-1 in conference games. Orlando City SC leads the Eastern Conference with 58 shots on goal, averaging 6.4 per game. Orlando City SC is also the conference leader with 22 goals.

Atlanta United FC is 1-4-1 in conference matchups. Atlanta United FC is 3-0-0 when it scores two goals.

The teams play Saturday for the second time this season. Orlando City SC won the last meeting 3-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Chris Mueller has three goals and two assists for Orlando City SC. Nani has four goals in seven games for Orlando City SC.

Ezequiel Barco has two goals and one assist for Atlanta United FC. Gonzalo Martinez has two goals in four games for Atlanta United FC.

SEASON SO FAR: Orlando City SC: Averaging 2.4 goals, 1.3 assists, 6.4 shots on goal and 7.2 corner kicks through nine games while allowing 1.7 goals per game.

Atlanta United FC: Averaging 0.9 goals, 0.8 assists, 3.1 shots on goal and 4.2 corner kicks through eight games while allowing one goal per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Orlando City SC: Joao Moutinho (injured), Dom Dwyer (injured).

Atlanta United FC: Josef Martinez (injured), Jake Mulraney, JJ Williams.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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