Cincinnati recovers a 0-1 deficit to overcome Real Salt Lake 2-1 with Brenner scoring 2 goals. HIGHLIGHTS

SANDY. Cincinnati managed to find the solution against Real Salt Lake to win 2-1. Brenner was the key for his team after scoring 2 goals.

Cincinnati recovers a 0-1 deficit to overcome Real Salt Lake 2-1 with Brenner scoring 2 goals. HIGHLIGHTS

SANDY. Cincinnati managed to find the solution against Real Salt Lake to win 2-1. Brenner was the star player for his team after scoring 2 goals. It was Real Salt Lake to strike first with a goal of M. Chang at the 35′. Then it was a goal in the 44′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Brenner gave the win to Cincinnati in the 76′ minute scoring a double. Real Salt Lake lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

P. Ruiz didn’t convert a decisive penalty (45′). That would have allowed Real Salt Lake to draw the match.​

The match was played at the Rio Tinto Stadium stadium in Sandy on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Chris Penso with the help of Logan Brown and Meghan Mullen. The 4th official was Rubiel Vazquez. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 16.3 degrees Celsius or 61.41 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 64%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 59 Ball Possession 41
Shots
  • 16 Total 8
  • 7 On Target 3
  • 9 Off Target 5
  • 2 Shots blocked 1
  • 95 Attack 95
  • 58 Dangerous attack 36
  • 98 Ball safe​ 80
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 6 Total 12
  • 1 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Real Salt Lake had a strong ball possession 59% while Cincinnati was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Real Salt Lake was more pushing with 58 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 7 were on target. Nonetheless, Cincinnati was capable to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Real Salt Lake shot 16 times, 7 on target, 9 off target. Talking about the opposition, Cincinnati shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Real Salt Lake received 1 yellow card (J. Savarino). On the other side, Cincinnati received 1 yellow card (N. Hagglund).

Match Timeline

33'
N. Hagglund- Yellow
M. Chang(goal)
35'
44'
Brenner(goal)
P. Ruiz- missed penalty
45'
B. Ojeda- sub ->J. Loffelsend
46'
J. Savarino- Yellow
61'
J. Meram- sub ->M. Chang
65'
A. A. Julio Santos- sub ->D. Luna
65'
67'
Y. Kubo- sub ->J. Moreno
72'
R. Gaddis- sub ->A. Powell
72'
S. Santos- sub ->B. Vazquez
76'
Brenner(goal)
S. Caldwell- sub ->P. Ruiz
78'
D. Musovski- sub ->S. Cordova
82'
86'
R. Matarrita- sub ->A. Barreal
86'
D. Badji- sub ->Brenner

Standings

After this match, Real Salt Lake will stay with 43 points like LA Galaxy to sit in the 8th place. On the other side, Cincinnati will have 45 points like Orlando City to sit in the 5th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Real Salt Lake will host Portland Timbers on the 9th of October with a 13-11 head to head in favor of Portland Timbers (9 draws).

Cincinnati will play away agasint DC United on the 9th of October with a 4-0 head to head record in favor of DC United (4 draws).

Real Salt Lake – Formation

Real Salt Lake
G
Z. MacMath 18.USA
5.6
D
M. Silva Fernández 30.Uruguay
6.7
D
J. Glad 15.USA
6.8
D
A. Brody 2.USA
6.3
D
A. Herrera 22.USA
7.0
M
M. Chang 16.Cuba
7.7
65' Goals35'
M
P. Ruíz 6.Argentina
6.1
78'
M
D. Luna 26.USA
6.6
65'
M
J. Löffelsend 28.Germany
6.1
46'
F
J. Savarino Quintero 11.Venezuela
8.1
61'
F
S. Córdova Lezama 10.Venezuela
7.1
82'
Substitutes
G
T. Gomez 81.USA
D
B. Oviedo 36.Costa Rica
M
N. Besler 13.USA
M
S. Caldwell 12.USA
6.7
78'
M
B. Ojeda 88.Paraguay
6.1
46'
F
J. Meram 9.Iraq
7.8
65'
F
R. Méndez 14.USA
F
D. Musovski 39.USA
6.9
82'
F
A. Julio 29.Ecuador
6.6
65'

Real Salt Lake started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Pablo Andrés Mastroeni decided to play with the following team: Zac MacMath (5.6), Aaron Herrera (7.0), Marcelo Silva (6.7), Justen Glad (6.8), Andrew Brody (6.3), Maikel Chang (7.7), Jasper Loffelsend (6.1), Pablo Ruiz (6.1), Diego Luna (6.6), Sergio Córdova (7.1) and Jefferson Savarino (8.1).

The home team had on the bench: Justin Meram (7.8), Nick Besler, Rubio Rubin, Tomas Gomez, Scott Caldwell (6.7), Daniel Musovski (6.9), Bryan Oviedo, Anderson Julio (6.6) and Braian Ojeda (6.1).

Substitutions

Real Salt Lake made 5 changes: J. Loffelsend for B. Ojeda (46′), M. Chang for J. Meram (65′), D. Luna for A. A. Julio Santos (65′), P. Ruiz for S. Caldwell (78′) and S. Cordova for D. Musovski (82′).

Best player: Jefferson Savarino​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Real Salt Lake was Jefferson Savarino.

His rating is (8.1) with 33 passes (84% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 8. He performed 9 crosses.

Cincinnati – Formation

Cincinnati
G
R. Celentano 18.USA
8.3
D
A. Powell 2.Jamaica
7.3
72'
D
M. Miazga 21.USA
6.9
D
N. Hagglund 4.USA
6.2
33'
D
I. Murphy 32.USA
7.2
D
Á. Barreal 31.Argentina
7.3
86'
M
J. Moreno Borrero 93.Venezuela
6.7
67'
M
L. Acosta 10.Argentina
7.2
M
O. Nwobodo 5.Nigeria
7.0
F
6.7
72'
F
B. Souza da 9.Brazil
8.8
86' Goals44', 76'
Substitutes
G
A. Kann 1.USA
D
J. Nelson 3.USA
D
Z. Bailey 16.USA
D
R. Matarrita 22.Costa Rica
6.1
86'
D
R. Gaddis 28.USA
6.6
72'
M
A. Cruz 8.Costa Rica
F
S. Santos 11.Brazil
6.6
72'
F
Y. Kubo 7.Japan
6.7
67'
F
D. Badji 14.Senegal
6.3
86'

Cincinnati started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

Pat Noonan played with: Roman Celentano (8.3), Alvas Powell (7.3), Nick Hagglund (6.2), Matthew Miazga (6.9), Ian Murphy (7.2), Álvaro Barreal (7.3), Obinna Nwobodo (7.0), Júnior Moreno (6.7), Luciano Acosta (7.2), Brandon Vazquez (6.7) and Brenner (8.8).

They had on the bench: Sergio Santos (6.6), Yuya Kubo (6.7), Alec Kann, Allan Cruz, John Nelson, Zico Bailey, Ronald Matarrita (6.1), Raymon Gaddis (6.6) and Dominique Badji (6.3).

Cincinnati could not rely on the presence of R. Gaddis (injured).

Substitutions

Cincinnati made 5 changes: J. Moreno for Y. Kubo (67′), A. Powell for R. Gaddis (72′), B. Vazquez for S. Santos (72′), A. Barreal for R. Matarrita (86′) and Brenner for D. Badji (86′).

Best player: Brenner​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Cincinnati was Brenner.

His rating is (8.8) with 2 goals, 28 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.​