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Post-Match Facts | Aug. 23, 2017

D.C. United 1 (7-15-4, 25 points) v. Atlanta United FC 0 (10-7-5, 35 points)

2017 MLS Regular Season
Aug. 23, 2017 – RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.
Attendance: 11,972

Player Notes

  • Jalen Robinson made his fifth career MLS start and second of 2017.
  • Kofi Opare made his 18th start of the season, a career-high.
  • Steve Clark made the gameday roster for the first time as a D.C. player.
  • Russell Canouse made his first start at RFK Stadium.
  • Bill Hamid has now played 16,089 minutes; he is the fourth player among active goalkeepers to reach 16,000 minutes played.
  • Jared Jeffrey made his 23rd appearance of the season; his previous season-high was 21.

#DCvATL Notes

  • United are now 3-0-0 against Atlanta United.
  • United lead the Eastern Conference in points per game against Atlanta (3).
  • The Black-and-Red have outscored Atlanta 6-2 in three matches this season.

Match Notes

  • United are now 282-274-132 in franchise history.
  • The Black-and-Red are now 4-5-2 (3-2-2 at home) when tied at the half.
  • United are now 2-2-0 when playing on Wednesdays (2-0-0 at home).
  • United won their second consecutive 1-0 game courtesy of game-winning own goals, the first time in MLS history. 
  • United have won 5 of the 17 MLS matches in which the score ended 1-0 from an own goal.
  • The Black-and-Red are now 6-7-3 when out-shot by their opponent (3-2-2 at home).
  • United won back-to-back matches for the first time since April 1 and April 8.

Goals by Half

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

Misconduct Summary

Minute Team Offender Reason
12' ATL Anton Walkes Dissent
18' D.C. Luciano Acosta Unsporting Behavior
24' D.C. Deshorn Brown Unsporting Behavior
53' D.C. Marcelo Sarvas Unsporting Behavior
78' ATL Carlos Carmona Unsporting Behavior
90'+2 D.C. Patrick Mullins Time Wasting

Scoring Summary

Minute Team Goalscorer Assisted by
46' D.C. Michael Parkhurst (OG)  

Box Score

Team Shots Shots on Goal Corners Offsides Possession (%) Saves
D.C. United 12 6 4 3 35 2
Atlanta United FC 15 2 8 2 65 6

D.C. United lineup:

Bill Hamid; Nick DeLeon, Kofi Opare, Jalen Robinson, Chris Korb; Jared Jeffrey (Marcelo Sarvas 46'), Russell Canouse; Lloyd Sam (Sean Franklin 75'), Luciano Acosta, Paul Arriola; Deshorn Brown (Patrick Mullins 86')

Unused Substitutes: Steve Clark, Zoltán Stieber, Chris Odoi-Atsem, Ian Harkes

Atlanta United FC lineup:

Brad Guzan; Greg Garza, Leandro González Pirez, Michael Parkhurst, Anton Walkes (Julian Gressel 66'); Carlos Carmona, Jeff Larentowicz; Yamil Asad (Chris McCann 81'), Miguel Almirón, Hector Villalba (Brandon Vázquez 69'); Josef Martínez

Unused Substitutes: Kyle Reynish, Tyrone Mears, Kevin Kratz, Jacob Peterson

Referee: Ted Unkel
Assistant Referees: Joe Fletcher, CJ Morgante
Fourth Official: Rubiel Vazquez
Video Assistant Referee: Ismail Elfath