Atlanta United’s season by the numbers

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Atlanta United’s season by the numbers

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September 16, 2017 Atlanta - Atlanta United fans cheer before an MLS soccer match at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Saturday’s Atlanta United match against Orlando City will be the third at Mercedes-Benz for the first-year franchise, and a new Major League Soccer single-game attendance record is expected to be set in the latest meeting of the southern MLS rivals. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM
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Atlanta United will host Columbus on Thursday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in the first round of the MLS playoffs. The game will be televised by ESPN2.

The winner will advance to a two-legged series against either Toronto, the top seed, or NYCFC, the second seed, that starts on Monday or Tuesday. 

Here’s a by-the-numbers look at Atlanta United’s season:

0.71

Goals against average for Brad Guzan led the league.

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4-3-3

Is the typical formation used by Martino.

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9

Points dropped against D.C. United, a team which finished tied for the fewest points in the league.

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10

Yellow cards received by Leandro Gonzalez Pirez was tied for second-most in the league.

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12

Shutouts this season.

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14

Assists this season for Miguel Almiron, who led the team. Yamil Asad finished with 13 and Hector Villalba had 11.

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19

Goals this season for Josef Martinez, who led the team. Hector Villalba scored 13.

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30

Goal difference is second-most in league this season and fourth-best in league history.

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65

Assists led the league this season.

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70

Goals is the second-most this season and fifth-most in league history. The team scored 48 goals and allowed 19 at home.

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76

Times caught offsides for Atlanta United.

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80.4

Minutes between goals for Martinez, the best mark in the league this season for a player who scored at least five goals.

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95

Fouls suffered by Asad was the second-most in the league.

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438

Shots, including 179 on goal, for Atlanta United. That was 11th-most in the league this season.

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541

Minutes without allowing a goal for Guzan. It was the longest streak in the league this season.

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71,874

Tickets sold for the regular-season finale against Toronto on Oct. 22. That set the MLS record for tickets sold for a single game.

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819,404

Tickets sold for the team’s 17 home games. That total is also a league record.

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