Atlanta United FC opens playoffs against New England
Atlanta; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The New England Revolution visit Atlanta United FC in the opening round of the MLS Cup Playoffs.
Atlanta United FC is 10-8-4 against Eastern Conference opponents. Atlanta United FC is 8-1-0 when it scores two goals.
The Revolution are 5-10-7 in Eastern Conference games. New England is 7-1-2 when it scores two goals.
The teams meet Saturday for the third time this season. Atlanta United FC won the last meeting 3-1.
LAST 10 GAMES: Atlanta United FC: 6-3-1, averaging 1.7 goals, 1.2 assists, 6.2 shots on goal and 6.6 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.4 goals per game.
New England: 2-2-6, averaging 1.6 goals, 1.1 assists, 4.4 shots on goal and 5.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.6 goals per game.
New England: Edgar Castillo (injured).