If a mouth-watering 2-2 draw at Mercedes-Benz Stadium was the appetizer, the main course should be served up Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium as New York City FC hosts Atlanta United in a battle of two of Major League Soccer's top teams.
Atlanta United (9-3-2) sits atop the Eastern Conference with the best record in the league, two points ahead of NYCFC (8-3-3), which is 6-0-0 at Yankee Stadium this season after a 3-0 victory over Orlando City SC last Saturday.
The teams are also both atop the league in goals scored, with Atlanta's 30 one more than NYCFC's.
While there are superstars in both teams' attack -- Josef Martinez for the Five Stripes leads MLS with 12 goals, and NYCFC's David Villa is fifth in the Golden Boot race with eight goals -- the strength for both is the variety of options in attack. << Read more
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