New York City FC go up against Atlanta United FC in the Major League Soccer (MLS) 2022 at Yankee Stadium in Bronx on Monday, July 4. The match will start at 2:30 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
New York City FC’s excellent unbeaten run of 11 matches in all competitions came to an end in the recent US Open Cup encounter. Another defeat at Philadelphia in the MLS was followed by a 4-4 draw against FC Cincinnati. New York City FC are currently seventh in the MLS 2022 points table with 28 points.
Atlanta United FC's poor run in the MLS continued in the last match with a 2-1 defeat against New York Red Bulls. Josef Martinez and Luiz Araujo have been the bright sparks for the visitors in an otherwise disappointing season so far. The attacking duo have 13 goal contributions between them.
New York City FC vs Atlanta United FC Major League Soccer 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: New York City FC: 1.60, Atlanta United FC: 5.00, Draw: 4.40
Betwinner odds: New York City FC: 1.61, Atlanta United FC: 4.92, Draw: 4.24
Betway odds: New York City FC: 1.57, Atlanta United FC: 5.00, Draw: 4.20
1xBet odds: New York City FC: 1.63, Atlanta United FC: 4.98, Draw: 4.30
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
New York City FC vs Atlanta United FC head-to-head
The overall head-to-head record between New York City FC and Atlanta United FC is even, with both teams winning four matches and three draws.
New York City FC have won three of the last four encounters in this head-to-head. Atlanta United FC’s last win against the hosts came in 2019 in a 2-1 victory.
New York City FC vs Atlanta United FC probable starting lineups
New York City FC: Sean Johnson (captain & goalkeeper); Tayvon Gray, Justin Haak, Alexander Callens, Malte Amundsen; Alfredo Morales, Nicolas Acevedo; Gabriel Pereira, Maxi Moralez, Talles Magno; Heber.
Atlanta United FC: Rocco Rios Novo (goalkeeper); Aiden McFadden, Alan Franco, George Campbell, Caleb Wiley; Franco Ibarra, Emerson Hyndman; Luiz Araujo, Marcelino Moreno, Ronaldo Cisneros; Josef Martinez (captain).
New York City FC vs Atlanta United FC Major League Soccer 2022 top picks and players to watch
New York City FC: Talles Magno is the top pick in this encounter. The 20-year-old has scored four goals and made four assists in MLS this season. He netted in the previous encounter against FC Cincinnati.
Atlanta United FC: Josef Martinez has made seven goal contributions in this tournament in nine matches. The Venezuelan has scored two goals along with an assist in the last three MLS games. He netted a brace in their last win over New York City FC in 2019.
New York City FC vs Atlanta United FC Major League Soccer 2022 prediction
New York City FC have been in good form in MLS 2022. The hosts are the clear favourites to win this encounter against Atlanta United.
Atlanta United FC will find it difficult at Bronx. Although the head-to-head record is at par, the visitors are unlikely to get a positive result in this match.