March 11, 2018 Atlanta: A Atlanta United fan toasts the team as they take on the D.C. United during their home opener in a MLS soccer game on Sunday, March 11, 2018, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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Atlanta United’s starting 11 vs. Columbus

Goalkeeper Brad Guzan, in goal in place of Alec Kann, who started in the win against Charleston.

Right fullback Franco Escobar

Centerback Miles Robinson

Centerback Leandro Gonzalez Pirez.

Left fullback Michael Parkhurst, in place of Brek Shea, who worked very hard in the 3-1 win against Charleston in the fourth round.

Defensive midfielder Eric Remedi. 

Defensive midfielder Darlington Nagbe, who grew up in Ohio.

Wide midfielder Justin Meram, who was traded from Columbus to Atlanta United earlier this season.

Wide midfielder Pity Martinez, who created eight chances in the win against Charleston.

Attacking midfielder Ezequiel Barco, back in a lineup for the first time since playing at Sporting KC in early May.

Striker Brandon Vazquez, who scored two goals in last week’s win against Charleston.

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