Tech Opens Mayhem at Mercedes-Benz Stadium vs. UNC – Soccer — Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Ga Tech Soccer vs. North Carolina
Saturday, Sept. 25 · 7:30 p.m. ET · Atlanta, Ga. · Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Prime Storylines

• Ga Tech soccer renews an earlier rivalry in a brand new setting on Saturday night when it hosts longtime Atlantic Coast Conference foe North Carolina at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

• Saturday’s online game is the initially of 6 contests that Ga Tech will host yearly above the upcoming 6 seasons (2021-26) at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the downtown Atlanta family of the Nationwide Soccer League’s Atlanta Falcons, Predominant League Soccer’s Atlanta United and the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is discovered considerably lower than a single mile from Georgia Tech’s midtown Atlanta campus.

• The sport would be the subsequent that Georgia Tech has carried out at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Yellow Jackets carried out within the 2nd school or college soccer match at any time staged at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Recreation, the place they dropped a 42-41 two-additional time thriller to Tennessee.

• Georgia Tech is coming off a heartbreaking 14-8 defeat at No. 6 Clemson final Saturday. Tech outgained Clemson, 309-285, and have become the very first ACC workforce to keep up the Tigers to beneath 20 factors and under 300 yards in 7 years, however arrived up simply inches wanting getting an opportunity to ship the exercise to additional time within the waning seconds.

• Simply after a a single-calendar 12 months hiatus, Ga Tech and North Carolina renew their ACC rivalry, which was performed yearly from 1980-2019 earlier than the string of 40-straight yearly matchups was derailed by the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020.

• Georgia Tech potential clients the all-time assortment in comparison with North Carolina, 30-22-3, which features a 19-9 edge in on-line video games performed in Atlanta.

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