WASHINGTON. New England defeated DC United.
The match was played at the Audi Field stadium in Washington on Wednesday and it started at 11:30 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 10.5 degrees Celsius or 50.81 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.
- 45 Ball Possession 55
- 18 Total 18
- 3 On Target 8
- 15 Off Target 10
- 2 Shots blocked 2
- 113 Attack 131
- 60 Dangerous attack 45
- 93 Ball safe 108
- 0 Penalties 0
- 5 Corners 7
- 2 Off Sides 1
- 10 Total 11
- 1 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
New England had a superior ball possession 55% while DC United was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
DC United was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, New England succeeded in find the solution to win this match.
DC United shot 18 times, 3 on target, 15 off target. On the other side, New England shot 18 times, 8 on target, 10 off target.
DC United received 1 yellow card (Felipe). On the opposite side, New England received 1 yellow card (M. Polster).
After playing this match, DC United will stay with 41 points like Montreal Impact and Minnesota United to move up in the 15th place. Regarding the opposition, New England will have 69 points to move up in the 2nd place.
In the next match in the Major League Soccer, DC United will play away with New York City on the 23rd of October with a 7-5 head to head in favor of New York City (3 draws).
New England will play away agasint Orlando City on the 24th of October with a 6-3 head to head in favor of New England (5 draws).
DC United – Formation
DC United started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
The manager Hernán Pablo Losada decided to play with the following team: Bill Hamid, Julian Gressel , Chris Odoi-Atsem , Steve Birnbaum , Donovan Pines , Joseph Mora , Russell Canouse , Felipe Martins , Drew Skundrich , Ola Kamara and Nigel Robertha .
The home team had on the bench: Tony Alfaro, Adrien Perez , Ramón Ábila , Jon Kempin, Kevin Paredes , Griffin Yow, Yamil Asad, Frederic Brillant and Júnior Moreno .
DC United made 5 changes: J. Mora for K. Paredes (68′), D. Skundrich for A. Perez (68′), R. Canouse for J. Moreno (73′), C. Odoi-Atsem for T. Alfaro (81′) and O. Kamara for R. Abila (81′).
Best player: Nigel Robertha
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for DC United was Nigel Robertha.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 22 passes (72% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 14.
New England – Formation
New England started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).
Regarding the opposition, Bruce Arena played with: Matt Turner, Brandon Bye , Andrew Farrell , Henry Kessler , DeJuan Jones , Tajon Buchanan , Matt Polster , Tommy McNamara , Carles Gil , Adam Buksa and Gustavo Bou .
They had on the bench: Scott Caldwell, Luis Caicedo , Jonathan Bell, Wilfrid Kaptoum, Brad Knighton, A.J. DeLaGarza, Arnór Traustason , Teal Bunbury and Emmanuel Boateng .
New England made 5 changes: M. Polster for L. A. Caicedo M. (46′), T. Buchanan for A. Traustason (81′), G. Bou for T. Bunbury (86′), C. Gil for E. Boateng (87′) and T. McNamara for S. Caldwell (89′).
Best player: Adam Buksa
The player that probably impressed the most for New England was Adam Buksa.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 23 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 18.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.
- Atlanta United – New York City – 1-1
- Inter Miami – Toronto – 3-0
- Cincinnati – Chicago Fire – 3-4
- DC United – New England – 2-3
- Orlando City – Montreal Impact – 1-1