Inter Miami CF (11W-5D-15L, 38 points) will visit Atlanta United FC (11W-10D-9L, 43 points) for a mid-week matchup on Wednesday, Oct. 27. The fixture at Mercedes-Benz Stadium will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Where to Watch
The match will be broadcast live locally on My33, CW34, the UniMás app and the Inter Miami app. Fans worldwide can follow live updates including video highlights and stats on the Club’s App. Download and Register your Profile here: https://www.intermiamicf.com/en/club/app.
Free Inter Miami CF Outdoor Watch Party at Wendy's
Fans can go to a select Wendy’s location for a free outdoor watch party to support Inter Miami in its travels.
Wendy’s restaurant location: 8000 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, FL, 33024
Start at: 7 p.m. ET
Historic Night at DRV PNK Stadium
Inter Miami will visit Atlanta United FC on Wednesday for a midweek away game after earning a 5-1 win against FC Cincinnati at DRV PNK Stadium in its last match, scoring the most goals in a single match in team history and recording the largest margin of victory in team history.
MLS Team of the Week Honors for the Higuaín Brothers
The Higuaín brothers were both named to the MLS Team of the Week presented by Audi for Week 32 of the 2021 season after the team's 5-1 win over Cincinnati. Gonzalo Higuaín, who also earned Heineken Man of the Match honors, was named as a starting forward following his dominant performance, recording three assists and scoring a goal.
Federico Higuaín, meanwhile, was named to the bench of the MLS Team of the Week after his goal against Cincinnati that set the tone early on in the game. The midfielder also assisted his brother Gonzalo for his goal in the 53rd minute.
It was the fourth time Gonzalo Higuaín was named to the MLS Team of the Week this season, while it was Federico Higuaín's second time this campaign.
Final Fixture Against Atlanta United FC in 2021
Wednesday’s fixture will be the third and final matchup this season against Atlanta United, with the team seeking its first win against the Georgia-based this campaign after drawing 1-1 at home on May 9 and falling 1-0 on the road on Sept. 29.
The match may also feature reunions between former teammates or familiar rivals for Inter Miami and Atlanta players. Notably, Inter Miami’s Federico Higuaín and Jay Chapman faced Atlanta’s head coach Gonzalo Pineda during his playing career. Higuaín faced Pineda three times, once in 2008 in a Liga MX Clausura match during his stint with CF América and twice in MLS while he was with the Columbus Crew in 2014 and 2015. Chapman played against Pineda who was with the Seattle Sounders in 2015 during his tenure with Toronto FC.
Reunions may be in the cards for a handful of international players. Mexican international Rodolfo Pizarro may have a head to head against two compatriots, Jürgen Damm and Érick Torres. Pizarro was teammates with Damm during his stint C.F. Pachuca from 2013 to 2015 and they have featured together for the Mexican National Team. Meanwhile Pizarro and Torres have also been teammates throughout various levels of the national team. On the other hand, the midfielder has also matched up against both in the past, competing against Torres in Liga MX action during his time as a Pachuca player and against Damm during his stints with Pachuca, Chivas and Monterrey. Forward Gonzalo Higuaín, meanwhile, may encounter Josef Martínez after playing against him six times between 2015 and 2016 in both Serie A and 2016 Copa América Centenario matches during his time with SSC Napoli, Juventus and with the Argentine National Team, facing Martínez while he played for Torino and with the Venezuelan national team.
Additionally, defender/midfielder Christian Makoun could play against his Venezuelan counterpart Ronald Hernández, who he played alongside with Zamora FC and Venezuela’s U-20 national team. Lewis Morgan could face Jake Mulraney after playing against each other in Scottish Premier League games during his stint with Celtic F.C. Morgan also has previously matched up against Anton Walkes, playing against him five times in EFL League One action while playing for Sunderland AFC. Indiana Vassilev may encounter Jackson Conway after featuring alongside him in two international friendlies with the United States U-16 Boys’ National Team. Forward Juliàn Carranza could face Alan Franco and Marcelino Moreno after playing against them in Argentine top-flight matches during his time with Club Atlético Banfield.
Lastly, Leandro González Pírez and Brek Shea may play against their former side, while Atlanta’s Mikey Ambrose may face his former teammates after featuring as part of the Inter Miami roster in the team’s inaugural campaign in 2020.
Atlanta United FC's Record in 2021
Atlanta United enters the fixture after not playing over the weekend and drawing 1-1 at home against New York City FC in the team’s last match on Wednesday, Oct. 20. In 2021, Atlanta has recorded 11 wins, 10 draws and nine losses, with forward Martínez, who has registered ten goals, leading the side this campaign.