Atlanta United FC: 2022 CLUB FACTS & NOTES

PLAYING THROUGH BALLS

Atlanta United continues to rank among the
league’s best in terms of sending through balls
into the attack. Here is where they rank ahead of
this weekend.
Through Balls played
(MLS 2022 season)
Team TB’s
1 FC Dallas 62
2 Atlanta United 57
3 New York City FC 46
4 San Jose Earthquakes 43
Houston Dynamo FC 43
Minnesota United 43
7 Toronto FC 40
8 FC Cincinnati 38
9 LAFC 37
10 Orlando City 34

WINNING DUELS IS A STRENGTH

Atlanta ranks in the top-10 in MLS in terms
of duel success rate ahead of Sunday’s match
against Columbus Crew.

Duel Success Rate
(MLS 2022 season)
Team Success%
1 New England Revolution 53.14
2 Colorado Rapids 52.86
3 Nashville SC 52.84
4 Orlando City SC 52.44
5 Seattle Sounders 52.26
6 CF MontrĂŠal 52.15
7 Atlanta United 51.86
8 Inter Miami CF 51.20
9 San Jose Earthquakes 51.12
10 Toronto FC 50.91

PUTTING THE BALL INTO THE BOX

Atlanta ranks near the top of the league in passes
played into the box (inc. corner kicks). They will
look to continue that this weekend on the road at
Columbus.

Passes played into the box (inc. corners)
(MLS 2022 season)
Team Total
1 New York Red Bulls 849
2 New York City FC 815
3 Philadelphia Union 793
4 Atlanta United 788
5 New England Revolution 774
6 Austin FC 772
7 Chicago Fire FC 767
8 LA Galaxy 760
9 Portland Timbers 757
10 Nashville SC 756

ATLANTA UNITED BY THE NUMBERS

226: Headed Clearances for Atlanta United this
season, which ranks them 10th in MLS ahead of
this weekend. Colmbus has 204.
• 38: Big Chances Created by Atlanta United this
season according to Opta. They continue to rank
in 15th place. Columbus has created 32, which
ranks them T-21st in MLS.
• 100 & 136: Josef Martinez became the fastest
player in MLS history to score 100 MLS goals
(regular season + playoffs combined). He did it
in 136 matches played. The previous record was
held by Bradley Wright-Phillips at 160 matches
played.
• 73.36%: Passing accuracy in the final third for
Atlanta United this season. That ranks them 5th
in MLS. LA Galaxy lead at 76.36%.

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