Atlanta United opens playoffs vs. Columbus on Nov. 1

Atlanta United defender Brooks Lennon #11 dribbles the ball during the match against Columbus Crew at Lower.com Field in Columbus, United States on Sunday August 21, 2022. (Photo by Ben Jackson/Atlanta United)

Credit: Ben Jackson/Atlanta United

Credit: Ben Jackson/Atlanta United

Atlanta United defender Brooks Lennon #11 dribbles the ball during the match against Columbus Crew at Lower.com Field in Columbus, United States on Sunday August 21, 2022. (Photo by Ben Jackson/Atlanta United)

Atlanta United will open its MLS playoff best-of-three series at Columbus on Nov. 1. The game is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m and air on FS1.

Atlanta United is scheduled to host Game 2 on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. It will air on MLS Season Pass.

Game 3, if needed, is scheduled to be played at Columbus on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. It will air on MLS Season Pass.

Columbus finished as the third seed with 57 points. Atlanta United finished as the sixth seed with 51 points.

The teams have met once before in the playoffs when the Crew defeated Atlanta United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in 2017.

Atlanta United is 0-1-1 against Columbus this season. It was beaten 6-1 at Lower.com Field and pulled out a 1-1 draw on a late goal at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Columbus went 12-1-4 at home during the regular season. Atlanta United went 3-6-8 on the road.

Tickets for Atlanta United’s home game can be purchased through ticketmaster.com.

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Atlanta United’s 2023 MLS schedule

Feb. 25 Atlanta United 2, San Jose Earthquakes 1

March 4 Atlanta United 1, Toronto FC 1

March 11 Atlanta United 3, Charlotte FC 0

March 18 Atlanta United 5, Portland 1

March 25 Columbus 6, Atlanta United 1

April 1 Atlanta United 1, New York Red Bulls 0

April 8 Atlanta United 1, New York City FC 1

April 15 Atlanta United 2, Toronto FC 2

April 23 Atlanta United 2, Chicago 1

April 29 Nashville SC 3, Atlanta United 1

May 6 Inter Miami CF 2, Atlanta United 1

May 13 Charlotte 3, Atlanta United 1

May 17 Atlanta United 4, Colorado 0

May 20 Atlanta United 3, Chicago 3

May 27 Atlanta United 1, Orlando 1

May 31 Atlanta United 3, New England 3

June 7 Atlanta United 0, LAFC 0

June 10 Atlanta United 3, D.C. United 1

June 21 Atlanta United 2, New York City 2

June 24 New York Red Bulls 4, Atlanta United 0

July 2 Atlanta United 2, Philadelphia 0

July 8 Atlanta United 1, Montreal 0

July 12 New England 2, Atlanta United 1

July 15 Orlando City 2, Atlanta United 1

July 25 Miami 4, Atlanta United 0 in Leagues Cup

July 29 Cruz Azul 1 (5), Atlanta United (4) 1 in Leagues Cup

Aug. 20 Atlanta United 2, Seattle 0

Aug. 26 Atlanta United 4, Nashville 0

Aug. 30 Cincinnati 2, Atlanta United 1

Sept. 2 Atlanta United 2, FC Dallas 2

Sept. 16 Atlanta United 5, Inter Miami 2

Sept. 20 Atlanta United 1, D.C. United 1

Sept. 23 Atlanta United 4, Montreal 1

Oct. 4 Philadelphia 3, Atlanta United 2

Oct. 7 Atlanta United 1, Columbus 1

Oct. 21 Atlanta United 2, Cincinnati 2

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