Jaap Stam made three changes to FC Cincinnati’s starting lineup ahead of Sunday night’s match at Atlanta United FC.
Saad Abdul-Salaam, Brandon Vazquez and Kendall Waston replace Zico Bailey, Siem de Jong and Nick Hagglund in the XI.
About the starters
Abdul-Salaam makes his first start since Oct. 18 against the D.C United, while Vazquez returns to the starting lineup against his former team. His last start was also against D.C.
Waston, who hasn’t played since Oct. 7 at the Philadelphia Union, also returns to the starting XI.
About the bench
Maikel van der Werff returns to the matchday squad and could feature for the first time since Oct. 11 against Toronto FC.
Beckham Sunderland, who was last in the matchday squad on Oct. 24 against Minnesota United FC, could make his MLS debut if he needs to replace Spencer Richey.
Deplagne last played on Oct. 11, while Tommy McCabe awaits his 2020 MLS debut.
About the absentees
Álvaro Barreal, Allan Cruz, Greg Garza, Caleb Stanko and Przemysław Tytoń will miss this match with injuries.
New signing Franko Kovačević will be added to the roster upon the completion of any mandatory quarantine period under local government and MLS health and safety protocol.