Feb. 28, 2019 Kennesaw: Atlanta United players pose for a team photo as they take the field to play C.S. Herediano in their Concacaf Champions League soccer match on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, in Kennesaw. Front from left: Josef Martinez, Pity Martinez, Ezequiel Barco, Darlington Nagbe, and Eric Remedi. Back from left: Brek Shea, Julian Gressel, Miles Robinson, Leandro Gonzalez Pirez, Brad Guzan, and Michael Parkhurst. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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Atlanta United’s starting 11 vs. Toronto

Atlanta United’s starting 11 for Wednesday’s MLS game against Toronto at Mercedes-Benz Stadium:

Goalkeeper Brad Guzan

Right fullback Franco Escobar. 

Centerback Miles Robinson. Atlanta United’s most consistent player this season.

Centerback Leandro Gonzalez Pirez.

Left fullback Brek Shea. He’s back in the starting lineup in place of Michael Parkhurst.

Defensive midfielder Eric Remedi. He’ll be tasked with stopping Alejandro Pozuelo.

Defensive midfielder Darlington Nagbe. He will be the connection between defense and offense.

Wide midfielder Julian Gressel. He has one goal and two assists in league play.

Wide midfielder Hector Villalba. His speed will be a problem for Toronto.

Attacking midfielder Pity Martinez. He will look to fill the playmaking void left by Ezequiel Barco.

Striker Josef Martinez. He is tied for the team lead in goals (4).


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