D.C. United 3 (5-9-6, 21 points) v. Orlando City SC 2 (7-15-2, 23 points)
2018 MLS Regular Season
August 12, 2018 – Audi Field, Washington, DC
- Luciano Acosta recorded his first career MLS hat trick (45'+4', 64', and 90'+6'); he now has four MLS goals in 2018.
- Acosta's hat trick was the first United hat trick since Patrick Mullins did it against the San Jose Earthquakes on Sept. 23, 2017.
- Yamil Asad recorded his third assist of the season in the 64th minute of the match.
- United captain Wayne Rooney recorded his second and third MLS assists (45'+4', 90'+6').
- New acquisitions Bill Hamid and Vytas made the United 18 for the first time since arriving in the summer transfer window.
- United are 4-4-1 against Orlando all-time.
- The Black-and-Red are 3-1-1 at home against Orlando all-time.
- The Black-and-Red are 4-1-1 at home this season.
- United are now 3-1-0 at Audi Field since opening on July 14.
Goals by Half
|1st Half||2nd Half||Total|
|45'+4'||D.C. United||Luciano Acosta||Wayne Rooney|
|50'||Orlando City||David Ousted (OG)|
|64'||D.C. United||Luciano Acosta||Yamil Asad|
|71'||Orlando City||Dominic Dwyer||Oriol Rosell|
|90'+6'||D.C. United||Luciano Acosta||Wayne Rooney|
|49'||D.C. United||Steven Birnbaum||Unsporting Behavior|
|55' RED||Orlando City||Cristian Higuita||Violent Conduct|
|86'||D.C. United||Amro Tarek||Unsporting Behavior|
|90'+6'||D.C. United||Luciano Acosta||Delaying the restart of play|
|Team||Shots||Shots on Goal||Corners||Offsides||Possession (%)||Saves|
D.C. United lineup:
David Ousted; Oniel Fisher (Darren Mattocks 79'), Steven Birnbaum, Kofi Opare, Joseph Mora (Ulises Segura 86'); Russell Canouse; Yamil Asad, Luciano Acosta, Paul Arriola, Zoltán Steiber; Wayne Rooney
Unused Substitutes: Bill Hamid, Chris Durkin, Júnior Moreno, Frédéric Brillant, Vytas
Orlando City lineup:
Joe Bendik; Mohamed El-Munir (Victor Giro 67'), Amro Tarek, Shane O'Neill, Scott Sutter; Oriol Rosell, Will Johnson; Tony Rocha (Dillon Powers 57'), Cristian Higuita, Chris Mueller; Dominic Dwyer (Stéfano Pinho 88')
Unused Substitutes: Earl Edwards Jr., Chris Schuler, Pierre Da Silva, Josué Colman
Referee: JC Rivero
Assistant Referees: Adam Wienckowski, Brian Poeschel
Fourth Official: Silviu Petrescu
VAR: Jorge Gonzalez