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Atlanta United (5-11-4, 17 pts.) 1 vs. 2 D.C. United (4-10-6, 18 pts.)

2020 MLS Regular Season

October 24, 2020 – Mercedes-Benz Stadium – Atlanta, GA

Player Notes
  • Gelmin Rivas scored his first MLS goal and game-winner in the 92nd minute of the match.
  • Kevin Paredes recorded his first career MLS assist on the 92nd minute game-winner. 
  • Joseph Mora recorded his first assist of 2020 in the 92nd minute; he has four career assists for the Black-and-Red.
  • Russell Canouse scored his second goal of 2020 in the 77th minute; his first since Feb. 29 against Colorado.
  • Julian Gressel recorded his second assist of 2020 in the 77th minute; his first since Feb. 29 against Colorado. 
  • Yordy Reyna made his first appearance as a 79th-minute substitute since Oct. 3 against Atlanta United. 
  • Russell Canouse returned to the starting lineup after serving a one-game suspension against FC Cincinnati on Oct. 18. 
  • Bill Hamid returned to the starting lineup for the first time since Oct. 11; he recorded five saves.
  • Edison Flores made his 10th career MLS appearance for the Black-and-Red.
  • The Black-and-Red are 6-4-0 against Atlanta all-time.
  • D.C. United are 1-1-0 against Atlanta in 2020.
  • The Black-and-Red are 2-3-0 against Atlanta on the road all-time.
  • D.C. United won their first match in club history at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Match Notes

  • The Black-and-Red are 3-4-1 on the road in 2020. 
  • D.C. United won in their second consecutive game this season for the first time in 2020. 

Goals by Half

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

Scoring Summary

Minute Team Goalscorer Assisted by
77' D.C. United Russell Canouse Julian Gressel
89' Atlanta United Jon Gallagher Brooks Lennon
90'+2' D.C. United Gelmin Rivas Kevin Paredes, Joseph Mora

Misconduct Summary

Minute Team Offender Reason
30' D.C. United Yamil Asad Unsporting Behavior
39' Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco Unsporting Behavior
86' D.C. United Júnior Moreno Time Wasting
90'+1' Atlanta United Fernando Meza Unsporting Behavior

Box Score

Team Shots Shots on Goal Corners Offsides Possession (%) Saves
Atlanta United 11 6 2 1 55.5% 1
D.C. United 9 3 3 2 44.5% 5

Atlanta United Lineup:  Brad Guzan, Fernando Meza, Brooks Lennon, Miles Robinson, George Bello (Jake Mulraney 82'), Ezequiel Barco, Matheus Rossetto (Emerson Hyndman 68'), Jurgen Damm (Jon Gallagher 68'), Mo Adams, Marcelino Moreno, Erick Torres (Adam Jahn 75')

Unused Substitutes: Eric Remedi, Jeff Larentowicz, Edgar Castillo, Alec Kann, Laurence Wyke 

Manager: Stephen Glass


D.C. United lineup: Bill Hamid; Joseph Mora, Donovan Pines, Russell Canouse, Chris Odoi-Atsem; Edison Flores (Yordy Reyna 79'), Yamil Asad, Júnior Moreno, Julian Gressel (Oniel Fisher 87'); Ola Kamara (Gelmin Rivas 67'), Erik Sorga (Kevin Paredes HT)

Unused Substitutes:  Frédéric Brillant, Griffin Yow, Chris Seitz, Moses Nyeman, Axel Sjöberg

Manager: Chad Ashton