Hyndman, a 25-year-old central midfielder, has started in all seven games this season and played all but a possible nine minutes. He has 42 appearances, including 33 starts, with the team. He has four goals and six assists in his career in MLS regular-season games.
Hyndman typically is a calm presence on the ball and a good outlet for a pass when Atlanta United recovers the ball in its half of the field. He has completed 89.5 percent of his passes this season, putting him in the top 90 percent of all MLS players this season. On defense, he ranks among the league’s better players at intercepting (82nd percent within MLS) or blocking passes (81st percent).