NEW YORK CITY. New York City recovers against Atlanta United with a goal on the J. Martinez 56′ and a goal on the D. Dwyer 86′.
The match was played at the Yankee Stadium stadium in New York City on Sunday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Rosendo Mendoza with the help of Brian Dunn and Gjovalin Bori. The 4th official was Mathew Corrigan. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot at 28.7 degrees Celsius or 83.59 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 38%.
The overall ball possession was just identical with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. New York City was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Atlanta United that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
Attitude and shots
New York City had a more offensive attitude with 57 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 2 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough New York City to win the match.
New York City shot 14 times, 2 on target, 12 off target. Regarding the opposition, Atlanta United shot 13 times, 9 on target, 4 off target.
New York City received 4 yellow cards (M. Chanot, S. Rodriguez, T. Magno and A. Morales). On the other side, Atlanta United received 2 yellow cards (A. McFadden and Luiz Araujo).
After playing this contest, New York City will have 29 points like Real Salt Lake and Montreal Impact to hold in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Atlanta United will have 20 points to hold in the 21st place.
In the next match in the Major League Soccer, New York City will play away against Atlanta United on the 8th of October with a 4-4 head to head record.
Atlanta United will host New York City on the 8th of October with a 4-4 head to head.
New York City – Formation
New York City adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Nick Cushing decided to play with the following team: .
New York City could not rely on the presence of T. Gray (injured).
New York City made 4 changes: T. Magno for G. Pereira (59′), A. Tinnerholm for T. Gray (67′), S. Rodriguez for T. Andrade (86′) and N. B. Acevedo Tabarez for J. Haak (86′).
Atlanta United – Formation
Also Atlanta United adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Gonzalo Pineda Reyes played with: .
Atlanta United made 3 changes: A. Sejdic for R. Cisneros (67′), C. Wiley for M. Chol (75′) and T. Almada for D. Dwyer (84′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.