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Post-Match Facts | Week 17

D.C. United 2 (5-8-3, 18 points) v. Atlanta United FC 1 (6-7-3, 21 points)

2017 MLS Regular Season
June 21, 2017 – RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
Attendance: 14,594

Player Notes

  • Luciano Acosta scored his fourth goal of the season and first since April 30. He now has two goals against Atlanta.
  • Patrick Nyarko scored his first goal of the season and fifth with D.C. United. He now has 24 career MLS regular season goals.
  • Deshorn Brown made his D.C. United debut, entering in the 62nd minute for José Ortiz.
  • After today's start, only Taylor Kemp has started 15 matches for United this season.
  • Kofi Opare made his 50th career MLS regular season appearance.
  • José Ortiz played forward for the sixth time this season. United have had four different players start up top (Mullins, Le Toux, Neagle, Ortiz).
  • Ian Harkes recorded his first career MLS assist.

#DCvATL Notes

  • United are now 2-0 against the 2017 expansion side. They host Atlanta at RFK for the final time on Aug. 23.
  • The Black-and-Red have outscored Atlanta 5-2 in their two matches.

Match Notes

  • United are now 21-6-3 against expansion teams playing in their debut season.
  • United scored multiple goals in a match for the first time since April 30 (also against Atlanta).
  • United's all-time record is now 280-267-131.
  • United are now 181-95-63 all-time at RFK Stadium.

Goals by Half

  1st Half 2nd Half Total
D.C. United 1 1 2
Atlanta United FC 1 0 1

Misconduct Summary

Minute Team Offender Reason
62' ATL Jeff Larentowicz Unsporting Behavior
73' D.C. Lamar Neagle Unsporting Behavior
79' ATL Brandon Vázquez Unsporting Behavior

Scoring Summary

Minute Team Goalscorer Assisted by
17' ATL Julian Gressel Miguel Almirón, Yamil Asad
23' D.C. Luciano Acosta  
60' D.C. Patrick Nyarko Chris Korb, Ian Harkes

Box Score

Team Shots Shots on Goal Corners Offsides Possession (%) Saves
D.C. United 17 4 4 3 45 4
Atlanta United FC 15 5 6 3 55 2

D.C. United lineup:

Bill Hamid; Taylor Kemp, Kofi Opare, Steve Birnbaum, Chris Korb; Ian Harkes, Marcelo Sarvas; Patrick Nyarko (Lamar Neagle 69'), Luciano Acosta (Jared Jeffrey 81'), Sébastien Le Toux; José Ortiz (Deshorn Brown 62')

Unused Substitutes: Travis Worra, Jalen Robinson, Julian Büscher, , Chris Odoi-Atsem

Atlanta United FC lineup:

Alec Kann; Greg Garza, Leandro González Pirez, Michael Parkhurst, Tyrone Mears; Kevin Kratz, Jeff Larentowicz (Chris McCann 75'); Yamil Asad, Miguel Almirón, Julian Gressel (Josef Martínez 63'); Hector Villalba (Brandon Vázquez 75')

Unused Substitutes: Kyle Reynish, Mark Bloom, Miles Robinson, Harrison Heath

Center Referee: Nima Saghafi
Assistant Referees: Cameron Blanchard, Danny Thornberry
Fourth Referee: Robert Sibiga