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NYCFC hosts Atlanta United with the aim of snapping a non-winning skid

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Being late for the three goals was a disappointment for the New York City Football Club. So after wasting leads, I missed two extra points.

NYCFC was pleased with the success of the large rally, but wants to avoid a similar situation when hosting Atlanta United at Yankee Stadium on Sunday.

NYCFC (8-4-4, 28 points) will be ranked 1st to 1 point this weekend at the Eastern Conference behind Montreal, New York Red Bull and Philadelphia Union. The defending champion was able to score points from his visit to FC Cincinnati on Wednesday, following a wild 4-4 draw.

NYCFC has won the season's best three games in a row (0-1-2) after achieving 7-0-1 in the last eight contests. .. After allowing a tiebreak goal in Philadelphia last Sunday, NYCFC dragged 3-0 before Thales Magno scored a goal, Heber tallyed twice, and Gabriel Pereira turned to take the lead in Cincinnati. Did.

"I thought resilience, spirit, and heart were the true New York team for today's men," said Nick Cushing, NYCFC's interim coach. "I'm really proud of it."

NYCFC has Valentin Castellanos (illness), Santiago Rodriguez (yellow card accumulation), Anton Tinnerholm (individual), Thiago Martins (ankle), Keaton I scored almost 3 points while playing without Parks. He also lost Maxime Chanot due to an injury to his left leg.

Martins and Parks are expected to miss the match on Sunday, but Chanot and Castellanos are suspicious.

Atlanta (5-7-4, 19 points) is trying to reach the playoff position, but has not been able to reach 0-5-1 in the last six road matches. United saw their unwinning skids continue to lose 2-1 to New York Red Bull on Thursday when they collapsed in the last few minutes of the second half.

Joseph Martinez scored in the 75th minute, but Atlanta scored a tie with a penalty kick eight minutes later. United allowed a tiebreak goal after an 89 minute turnover.

"It was the last two individual mistakes that sacrificed us," said Gonzalo Pineda coach in Atlanta. "To be honest, this is very difficult."

– Field-level media