Atlanta United winning streak at home was snapped as they fell 3-2 to Minnesota United at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, according to Four Four Two. Goalscorers for Minnesota United were Abu Danladi (48'), Christian Ramirez (90') and Kevin Molino (90+6'). The victory preserved Minnesota's long-shot playoff hopes and ultimately took a measure of revenge for Atlanta United's 6-1 spanking in their snowy encounter early this term. However, Atlanta United held more possession in the match but couldn't utilize most of their goalscoring chances. On the scoresheet for Atlanta were Hector Villalba (62') and Julian Gressel (72').

The road win moved Minnesota United to ninth, while Atlanta United is third with 53 points.

Atlanta United outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Kyle Reynish (4.40). Defender - Tyrone Mears (6.57), Leandro González Pirez (7.43), Michael Parkhurst (six points), Chris McCann (6.36). Midfielder - Carlos Carmona (6.38), Kevin Kratz (6.27), Héctor Villalba (7.74), Julian Gressel (7.40), Yamil Asad (7.19). Forward - Kenwyne Jones (six points). Used substitutes - Alex Tambakis (6.39), Mikey Ambrose (6.32), Jeff Larentowicz (5.94).

Team's strength and weakness: Atlanta United were good at setting up chances through individual efforts and from the flanks. They were strong at scoring but aggressive in their tackles.

Style of play: Gerardo Martino's held more possession on Minnesota's half. They favored long shots and short passes.

Minnesota United outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Bobby Shuttleworth (6.40). Defender - Jerome Thiesson (7.32), Francisco Calvo (7.38), Brent Kallman (5.85), Jermaine Taylor (6.78).

Midfielder - Ibson (seven points), Collin Martin (6.49), Collen Warner (6.62). Forward - Ethan Finlay (6.54), Abu Danladi (7.69),

Kevin Molino (nine points). Used substitutes - Miguel Ibarra (6.18), Sam Nicholson (6.72), Christian Ramirez (6.92).

Team's strength and weakness: Adrian Heath's side were solid at creating chances in front of goal through long shot situations and set pieces.

Overall, the Loons were good at finishing.

Style of play: MUFC largely attacked through the center midfield, had high shot frequency when in possession and favored long crosses.

Man of the Match

Kevin Molino apparently did well for Minnesota United. Molino scored a goal and provided an assist. He had a total of sixty-eight touches in the match.

Upcoming matches for both teams

Minnesota United lock horns with struggling LA Galaxy on 16 October. Six days later, Atlanta United will play host to MLS Supporters' Shield champions-elect Toronto FC.