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Preview: Rangers travel southeast to battle Atlanta United 2 on Friday

Two MLS-affiliated USL Championship sides will face off when the Swope Park Rangers (3-12-6, 15 points) go down to Georgia to face Atlanta United 2 (4-13-5, 17 points) at Fifth Third Bank Stadium on Friday night.

Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. CT and the game will stream live on ESPN Plus. Fans can also follow @SwopeRangers on Twitter or check the USL Championship Match Center for live updates.

The first meeting of these teams produced an excellent contest that ended in a 1-1 draw at Children’s Mercy Park on May 19. Felipe Hernandez gave the Rangers the lead early, scoring his fourth goal of the season in the second minute.