KICKERS AT ATLANTA UNITED 2
Saturday: 7 p.m. Where: Coolray Field, Lawrenceville, Ga. TV: CBS 6.3 (digital) Online: ESPN+ Notable: The Kickers conclude their season at Atlanta United 2. In the only meeting between the clubs to date, Richmond and Atlanta played to a 1-1 draw at City Stadium on July 21. Jon Gallagher scored for Atlanta; Brian Shriver scored for Richmond. ... Richmond (6-234) will conclude the season in 15th place in the Eastern Conference, next to last. The Kickers also finished second to last in the conference last season. With a 1-14-1 record on the road, the Kickers are up against the odds to buck their nine-game winless streak at Atlanta. With last Saturday’s 3-0 loss to Nashville SC, the Kickers were shut out for a fifth time during the streak. The Kickers’ last win came Aug. 18 in a 3-2 victory against Penn FC at City Stadium. ... Atlanta (6-17-10) enters on a three-game unbeaten streak, its best run in the USL since it started its inaugural season with a four-game unbeaten streak. The current run has featured ties against Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh and a 2-1 win over playoff-bound Charleston on Sunday. Atlanta will finish in 14th place no matter the result Saturday. Gallagher, in his rookie year, leads the team with six goals. Romario Williams, who has played in 16 games for Atlanta United in the MLS this season, has four goals for the USL club, including two last weekend against Charleston.