Keys to the Game 051119
Ben Solomon

KEYS TO THE GAME, pres. by Honda: Atlanta United FC vs. New York Red Bulls

The New York Red Bulls (8-7-3, 27 pts) will face Atlanta United FC (9-7-2, 29 pts) on Sunday afternoon for a nationally televised match at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 2 p.m. EST with coverage on FOX, FOX Sports Go, and New York Red Bulls Radio on TuneIn.

Here are the Keys to the Game, presented by Honda:

Josef Returns

Josef Martinez is expected to return to the Atlanta lineup on Sunday, after missing their previous three matches.

Martinez has not scored on the Red Bulls in MLS regular season play.

Bitter Defeats

Both sides come into this match following four-goal defeats.

New York and Atlanta will look to put the past behind them on short rest this Sunday afternoon.

Ol' Georgia

In MLS regular season play, the Red Bulls have held serve in the state of Georgia.

In both visits to The Peach State, the Red Bulls have won. Atlanta won the only Georgia MLS Cup Playoffs matchup, though.