Atlanta United’s starting 11 for Saturday’s preseason finale against Charleston is as manager Gerardo Martino said: full of reserves.
Goalkeeper Alec Kann, making his first start of the preseason.
Right fullback Franco Escobar, making his first start of the preseason. He is likely to be a regular starter once the regular season begins at Houston on March 3.
Centerback Michael Parkhurst, making his first start of the preseason. The captain is also likely to be a regular starter.
Centerback Miles Robinson, making his first start since last year’s U.S. Open Cup win against Charleston.
Left fullback Jose Hernandez, making his first preseason start
Midfielder Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu, at holding midfielder.
Midfielder Kevin Kratz, at holding midfielder.
Midfielder Brandon Vazquez, on the left.
Midfielder Andrew Carleton, pulling the strings in the middle.
Midfielder Hector Villalba, on the right.
Striker Romario Williams.