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Match Timeline

  • Match ends, Atlanta United FC 3, Columbus Crew SC 1.
  • HIGHLIGHTS: Atlanta United FC vs. Columbus Crew SC | August 19, 2018
  • SHOT: Josef Martinez hits another record-breaking bid wide
  • SAVE: Zack Steffen parries aside a quick Almiron effort
  • 90'+6'
    Second Half ends, Atlanta United FC 3, Columbus Crew SC 1.
  • 90'+5'
    Franco Escobar (Atlanta United FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+5'
    Foul by Justin Meram (Columbus Crew SC).
  • 90'+4'
    Foul by Artur (Columbus Crew SC).
  • 90'+4'
    Ezequiel Barco (Atlanta United FC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 90'+4'
    M
    #8
    Artur (Columbus Crew SC) is shown the yellow card.
  • 90'+3'
    Offside, Columbus Crew SC. Harrison Afful tries a through ball, but Patrick Mullins is caught offside.
  • 90'+1'
    D
    #12
    Miles Robinson
    M
    Miguel Almirón
  • 89'
    Attempt missed. Justin Meram (Columbus Crew SC) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Luis Argudo.
  • BLOCK: Michael Parkhurst gets in front of a surefire Zardes goal
  • CHANCE: Gyasi Zardes gets behind the defense but just can't corral the ball
  • TACKLE: Zack Steffen comes way out of his box to deny Gressel
  • SAVE: Brad Guzan gets massive to deny a point-blank Zardes chance
  • 88'
    G
    #1
    Brad Guzan (Atlanta United FC) is shown the yellow card.
  • SAVE: Zack Steffen fights off another Miguel Almiron blast
  • 86'
    M
    #15
    Héctor Villalba (Atlanta United FC) is shown the yellow card.
  • 86'
    M
    #32
    Kevin Kratz
    M
    #15
    Héctor Villalba
  • 86'
    M
    #2
    Luis Argudo
    M
    #7
    Pedro Santos
  • 85'
    Attempt missed. Josef Martínez (Atlanta United FC) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Jeff Larentowicz following a fast break.
  • 84'
    Attempt blocked. Pedro Santos (Columbus Crew SC) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 84'
    Pedro Santos (Columbus Crew SC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 84'
    Foul by Chris McCann (Atlanta United FC).
  • 83'
    M
    Miguel Almirón (Atlanta United FC) is shown the yellow card.
  • 82'
    3 - 1
    M
    GOAL: Miguel Almirón
    Goals this Season: 9
  • 79'
    Attempt missed. Patrick Mullins (Columbus Crew SC) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Héctor Jiménez with a cross.
  • 76'
    2 - 1
    M
    #15
    GOAL: Héctor Villalba
    Goals this Season: 4
  • 75'
    Attempt blocked. Harrison Afful (Columbus Crew SC) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 74'
    M
    #8
    Ezequiel Barco
    M
    #24
    Julian Gressel
  • 73'
    Corner, Atlanta United FC. Conceded by Artur.
  • 73'
    Corner, Atlanta United FC. Conceded by Harrison Afful.
  • 72'
    Corner, Atlanta United FC. Conceded by Héctor Jiménez.
  • 72'
    Attempt blocked. Julian Gressel (Atlanta United FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Miguel Almirón.
  • 71'
    F
    #13
    Patrick Mullins
    M
    Federico Higuaín
  • 70'
    M
    #14
    Justin Meram
    M
    Edward Opoku
  • 69'
    Josef Martínez (Atlanta United FC) hits the bar with a header from the centre of the box. Assisted by Miguel Almirón with a cross.
  • 68'
    Offside, Columbus Crew SC. Harrison Afful tries a through ball, but Federico Higuaín is caught offside.
  • 68'
    Foul by Jeff Larentowicz (Atlanta United FC).
  • 68'
    Artur (Columbus Crew SC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 66'
    Corner, Atlanta United FC. Conceded by Lalas Abubakar.
  • 66'
    Attempt missed. Héctor Villalba (Atlanta United FC) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Miguel Almirón.
  • 61'
    Corner, Atlanta United FC. Conceded by Jonathan Mensah.
  • 60'
    Attempt missed. Julian Gressel (Atlanta United FC) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Leandro González Pirez.
  • 59'
    Attempt missed. Miguel Almirón (Atlanta United FC) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Julian Gressel.
  • CHANCE: Federico Higuain volleys a bouncer just wide
  • 57'
    Attempt blocked. Héctor Villalba (Atlanta United FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 57'
    Jeff Larentowicz (Atlanta United FC) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 57'
    Foul by Federico Higuaín (Columbus Crew SC).
  • 57'
    Attempt blocked. Héctor Villalba (Atlanta United FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 56'
    Corner, Atlanta United FC. Conceded by Zack Steffen.
  • 56'
    Attempt saved. Miguel Almirón (Atlanta United FC) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Julian Gressel.
  • 56'
    Chris McCann (Atlanta United FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 56'
    Foul by Edward Opoku (Columbus Crew SC).
  • 55'
    Hand ball by Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC).
  • 53'
    Eric Remedi (Atlanta United FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 53'
    Foul by Artur (Columbus Crew SC).
  • 53'
    Attempt blocked. Pedro Santos (Columbus Crew SC) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 53'
    Attempt saved. Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Edward Opoku with a cross.
  • 50'
    1 - 1
    F
    #11
    GOAL: Gyasi Zardes
    Goals this Season: 15
  • CHANCE: Hector Villalba rips one high after another sweet Gressel ball
  • CHANCE: Gyasi Zardes sends a leaping header over the bar
  • 47'
    Foul by Leandro González Pirez (Atlanta United FC).
  • 47'
    Edward Opoku (Columbus Crew SC) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • Second Half begins Atlanta United FC 1, Columbus Crew SC 0.
  • 45'+3'
    First Half ends, Atlanta United FC 1, Columbus Crew SC 0.
  • 45'+2'
    Attempt missed. Federico Higuaín (Columbus Crew SC) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.
  • 45'+1'
    Foul by Chris McCann (Atlanta United FC).
  • 45'+1'
    Edward Opoku (Columbus Crew SC) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 45'+1'
    D
    #16
    Chris McCann (Atlanta United FC) is shown the yellow card.
  • 44'
    Attempt missed. Jeff Larentowicz (Atlanta United FC) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Miguel Almirón with a cross following a corner.
  • 43'
    Corner, Atlanta United FC. Conceded by Zack Steffen.
  • 43'
    Attempt saved. Miguel Almirón (Atlanta United FC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Josef Martínez.
  • 43'
    Attempt missed. Héctor Villalba (Atlanta United FC) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Julian Gressel.
  • 42'
    Attempt missed. Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Pedro Santos with a cross.
  • 41'
    Hand ball by Franco Escobar (Atlanta United FC).
  • CHANCE: Chris McCann connects to a lovely Almiron lay-off but hits it high
  • 40'
    Attempt saved. Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC) header from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Federico Higuaín with a cross.
  • 39'
    Corner, Columbus Crew SC. Conceded by Franco Escobar.
  • 39'
    Attempt blocked. Héctor Jiménez (Columbus Crew SC) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Federico Higuaín.
  • 34'
    Foul by Lalas Abubakar (Columbus Crew SC).
  • 34'
    Miguel Almirón (Atlanta United FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 33'
    Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 33'
    Foul by Michael Parkhurst (Atlanta United FC).
  • 31'
    1 - 0
    F
    #7
    GOAL: Josef Martínez
    Goals this Season: 27
  • 28'
    Foul by Franco Escobar (Atlanta United FC).
  • 28'
    Pedro Santos (Columbus Crew SC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • SHOT: Lalas Abubakar volleys a shot wide of the post
  • 27'
    Attempt missed. Chris McCann (Atlanta United FC) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Miguel Almirón.
  • 24'
    Offside, Columbus Crew SC. Harrison Afful tries a through ball, but Edward Opoku is caught offside.
  • CHANCE: Julian Gressel skips a dangerous pass across goal
  • 22'
    Attempt missed. Pedro Santos (Columbus Crew SC) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Gyasi Zardes with a headed pass.
  • 19'
    Michael Parkhurst (Atlanta United FC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 19'
    Foul by Federico Higuaín (Columbus Crew SC).
  • 17'
    Attempt missed. Lalas Abubakar (Columbus Crew SC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.
  • 16'
    Foul by Franco Escobar (Atlanta United FC).
  • 16'
    Pedro Santos (Columbus Crew SC) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 14'
    Foul by Jonathan Mensah (Columbus Crew SC).
  • 14'
    Leandro González Pirez (Atlanta United FC) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 12'
    Attempt blocked. Eric Remedi (Atlanta United FC) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 11'
    Leandro González Pirez (Atlanta United FC) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 11'
    Foul by Gyasi Zardes (Columbus Crew SC).
  • 2'
    Corner, Atlanta United FC. Conceded by Artur.
  • 1'
    Corner, Atlanta United FC. Conceded by Jonathan Mensah.
  • 1'
    Attempt blocked. Miguel Almirón (Atlanta United FC) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Chris McCann.
  • First Half begins.
  • Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

Goals and Assists

31'Josef Martínez
Assisted By: Julian Gressel
50'Gyasi Zardes
Assisted By: Wil Trapp
76'Héctor Villalba
Assisted By: Jeff Larentowicz
82'Miguel Almirón
Assisted By: Josef Martínez, Héctor Villalba

Disciplinary

45'+1'
Chris McCann
Reason: Unsporting Behavior
83'
Miguel Almirón
Reason: Delaying the restart of play
86'
Héctor Villalba
Reason: Time wasting
88'
Brad Guzan
Reason: Time wasting
90'+4'
Artur
Reason: Unsporting Behavior

Substitutions

70'
Justin Meram
Edward OpokuM
71'
Patrick Mullins
Federico HiguaínM
74'
Ezequiel Barco
Julian GresselM
86'
Luis Argudo
Pedro SantosM
86'
Kevin Kratz
Héctor VillalbaM
90'+1'
Miles Robinson
Miguel AlmirónM

Match Information

MLS at Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta, GA
Attendance 45303
Weather Clear

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