Post Match Facts | #DCvORL

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 
Attendance: 17,020
Player Notes

  • 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. 

#DCvORL Notes

  • United are 4-4-1 against Orlando all-time. 
  • The Black-and-Red are 3-1-1 at home against Orlando all-time. 

Match Notes

  • 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
D.C. United 1 2 3
Orlando City 1 1 2


Scoring Summary

Minute Team Goalscorer Assisted by
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

Misconduct Summary

Minute Team Offender Reason
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

Box Score

Team Shots Shots on Goal Corners Offsides Possession (%) Saves
D.C. United 19 6 3 2 59.9% 3
Orlando City 11 4 4 2 40.1% 3


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