WASHINGTON. Inter Miami overcame DC United. Inter Miami took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the Audi Field stadium in Washington on Sunday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Ismail Elfath who was helped by Corey Parker and Kyle Atkins. The 4th official was Silviu Petrescu. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 23.1 degrees Celsius or 73.54 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 32%.
Inter Miami was in firm control of the ball 57% while DC United was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
DC United was putting more pressure with 45 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 5 were on target. Even so, Inter Miami was capable to find the solution to win this match.
DC United shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Inter Miami shot 10 times, 6 on target, 4 off target.
DC United received 2 yellow cards (C. Durkin and T. Fountas). Regarding the opposition, Inter Miami received 3 yellow cards (D. Lowe, Gregore and I. Vassilev).
After this match, DC United will stay with 27 points to hold in the 14th place. On the opposite side, Inter Miami will have 42 points like Columbus Crew to sit in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Major League Soccer, DC United will host Cincinnati on the 9th of October with a 4-0 head to head record in favor of DC United (4 draws).
Inter Miami will host Montreal Impact on the 9th of October with a 3-1 head to head statistic in favor of Montreal Impact (1 draw).
DC United – Formation
DC United adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Wayne Mark Rooney decided to play with the following team: David Ochoa, Chris Odoi-Atsem , Donovan Pines , Steve Birnbaum , Andy Najar , Victor Pálsson , Ravel Morrison , Christopher Durkin , Taxiarchis Fountas , Martín Rodríguez and Christian Benteke .
The home team had on the bench: Nigel Robertha, Sofiane Djeffal, Jackson Hopkins , Russell Canouse , Tony Alfaro, Jon Kempin, Miguel Berry , Drew Skundrich and Ola Kamara.
DC United made 4 changes: T. Fountas for M. Berry (66′), M. Rodriguez for N. Robertha (82′), C. Odoi-Atsem for J. Hopkins (89′) and R. Morrison for R. Canouse (89′).
Best player: Taxiarchis Fountas
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for DC United was Taxiarchis Fountas.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 12 passes (66% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 5.
Inter Miami – Formation
Also Inter Miami adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Phil Neville played with: Drake Callender, DeAndre Yedlin , Damion Lowe , Aimé Mabika , Christopher McVey , Gregore , Jean Mota , Leonardo Campana , Alejandro Pozuelo , Bryce Duke and Gonzalo Higuaín .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Emerson Rodríguez, Robert Taylor, Ryan Sailor , Victor Ulloa, Ariel Lassiter , Carlos Santos, Indiana Vassilev , Joevin Jones and Kieran Gibbs.
Inter Miami could not rely on the presence of R. Sailor (injured).
Inter Miami made 4 changes: B. Duke for R. Taylor (66′), D. Lowe for R. Sailor (75′), J. Mota for I. Vassilev (86′) and L. Campana for A. Lassiter (86′).
Best player: Leonardo Campana
The most impressive player for Inter Miami was Leonardo Campana.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 15 passes (93% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 6.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.
- DC United – Inter Miami – 2-3
- Columbus Crew – Portland Timbers – 1-1
- LA Galaxy – Colorado Rapids – 4-1
- Vancouver Whitecaps – Seattle Sounders – 2-1
- Real Salt Lake – Cincinnati – 1-2
- Austin – Nashville SC – 1-1
- Sporting KC – Minnesota United – 4-1
- Chicago Fire – Charlotte – 2-3
- SJ Earthquakes – Dallas – 1-1