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Atlanta United’s starting 11 vs. Orlando City


Atlanta United’s starting line up for Friday’s game at Orlando:

Goalkeeper Brad Guzan, who has six shutouts.

Right fullback Julian Gressel, who has two goals and eight assists. He’s in for Franco Escobar, who suffered a minor injury in training.

Centerback Michael Parkhurst, the team’s captain.

Centerback Leandro Gonzalez Pirez, who will make his 24th consecutive start.

Left fullback Chris McCann, who will make his 15th start.

Holding midfielder Jeff Larentowicz, who will make his 364th league start.

Midfielder Eric Remedi, who will make his fourth start.

Attacking midfielder Miguel Almiron, who has nine goals and 11 assists.

Right midfielder Hector Villalba, who has four goals and eight assists.

Left midfielder Ezequiel Barco, who is making his first start since his three-game hiatus with an appearance off the bench in last week’s win against Columbus.

Striker Josef Martinez, who leads MLS with 27 goals and needs just one more to break the league single-season scoring record.


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