4/7/2018 ESPN staff

Almiron, VAR help Atlanta United rout LAFC

Miguel Almiron scored a pair of penalties and video review played a major part in helping Atlanta United win their fourth straight game 5-0 over LAFC.

  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 1
    • Chris McCann Yellow Card
  • 17
    • Julian Gressel Goal
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 48
    • Miguel Almirón Yellow Card
  • 59
    • On: Kevin Kratz | Off: Héctor Villalba
  • 67
    • Josef Martinez Goal - Header
  • 71
    • On: Eduard Atuesta | Off: Mark-Anthony Kaye
  • 73
    • On: Rodrigo Pacheco | Off: Diego Rossi
  • 76
    • On: Tristan Blackmon | Off: Steven Beitashour
  • 84
    • On: Romario Williams | Off: Josef Martinez
  • 88
    • Miguel Almirón Penalty - Scored
  • 90
    • Joao Moutinho Yellow Card
  • 90+2
    • Joao Moutinho Red Card
  • 90+2
    • Miguel Almirón Penalty - Scored
  • 90+3
    • On: Andrew Carleton | Off: Miguel Almirón
  • 90+7
    • Romario Williams Goal
  • 90+8
    • Romario Williams Yellow Card
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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No. Name
1 Brad Guzan
Saves 1
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
3 Michael Parkhurst
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
16 Chris McCann  1'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
12 Miles Robinson
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
18 Jeff Larentowicz
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
6 Darlington Nagbe
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
10 Miguel Almirón  48' 88' 90'+2'
Goals 2
  • Shots 5
  • 3 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
90'+3' 30  Andrew Carleton
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
22 Mikey Ambrose
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
24 Julian Gressel  17'
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
15 Héctor Villalba
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
59' 32  Kevin Kratz
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
7 Josef Martinez  67'
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 2
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
84' 9  Romario Williams  90'+7' 90'+8'
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
14 Sal Zizzo
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
25 Alec Kann
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
19 Brandon Vazquez
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
28 Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • ,
    COVERAGE: ESPN/ESPNDP
  • ATTENDANCE: 45,207

Match Commentary

90'+8' Match ends, Atlanta United FC 5, Los Angeles Football Club 0.
90'+8' Second Half ends, Atlanta United FC 5, Los Angeles Football Club 0.
90'+8' Romario Williams (Atlanta United FC) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Match Stats

ATL
LAFC

Possession

41% 59%

Shots (on Goal)

11 (6)
17 (1)
ATL LAFC
11 Fouls 9
3 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 1
2 Offsides 3
4 Corner Kicks 6
1 Saves 1

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