Match Preview: Atlanta vs. Edmonton
Silverbacks Hosts FC Edmonton Saturday
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The Silverbacks seek their first win of 2012 at home versus FC Edmonton. The “Eddies” led by Shaun Saiko, who has scored four times this season, look to extend a two game unbeaten streak.
Atlanta Silverbacks vs. FC Edmonton
Saturday, May 12, 2012 – 7:30 p.m. EDT
Silverbacks Park
Atlanta, Georgia
Webcast:  NASL on Ustream
TV: Azteca Atlanta WUVM CH 4
2012 Series:  First meeting of 2012
2011 Series: Edmonton won series 4-0-0

Atlanta Edmonton
Head Coach Alex Pineda Chacón Harry Sinkgraven
2012 Records 0-4-1, 4pts 1-1-3, 4pts
Goals Leaders Reinaldo Navia (5) Shaun Saiko (4)
Assists Leaders Danilo Turcios (2) Yashir Pinto (2)


  • F Reinaldo Navia leads the league with five goals and was named NASL Player of the Month for April.
  • M Danilo Turcios has two assists on the season. Turcios featured in the 2010 FIFA World Cup for Honduras.
  • M Nico Coluluca is suspended from this game.


  • Edmonton lost 3-1 to Vancouver in the Amway Canadian Championship on Wednesday.
  • 2011 NASL Best XI midfielder Shaun Saiko recorded his first career hat-trick in the May 6th victory over Carolina.
  • FC Edmonton has scored six goals in the past two NASL games.