D.C. United 2 (5-8-3, 18 points) v. Atlanta United FC 1 (6-7-3, 21 points)
June 21, 2017 – RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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|
|Atlanta United FC||1||0||1|
|62'||ATL||Jeff Larentowicz||Unsporting Behavior|
|73'||D.C.||Lamar Neagle||Unsporting Behavior|
|79'||ATL||Brandon Vázquez||Unsporting Behavior|
|17'||ATL||Julian Gressel||Miguel Almirón, Yamil Asad|
|60'||D.C.||Patrick Nyarko||Chris Korb, Ian Harkes|
|Team||Shots||Shots on Goal||Corners||Offsides||Possession (%)||Saves|
|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