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Atlanta United: 3 things to watch this week – Crunch time

Atlanta United travel to FC Cincinnati for a midweek showdown on Wednesday night before returning home to face the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday afternoon. After losing consecutive matches, the Five Stripes will look to rebound with a road win against the worst team in the league and a home win against an improved but struggling San Jose team.

After their loss to Columbus at home this past weekend, Atlanta’s chances of securing home-field advantage in the playoffs look extremely slim. The team did secure a playoff berth despite the loss, but they are now closer to D.