MLS Rewind: Atlanta United defeat DC United, Runes defeat Galaxy, etc. – Soccer Sports

Atlanta United had a hard time mounting the push over the playoffs a while back, but Five Stripes is aiming for potential top spots in the Eastern Conference postseason races, not just in the playoffs. It came to be.

Esekiel Barco’s goals and assists led Atlanta United to three consecutive victories, scoring seven wins in eight games after defeating DC United 3-2 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday.

This victory put Atlanta United in fifth place over DC United in the eastern ranking, two points behind Orlando City in fourth place.

Barco continued to perform his outstanding form with a stunning free-kick finish to open the score, along with setup assistance.

At the Western Conference, Real Salt Lake won the coveted victory to jump from directly above the playoffs to fifth place, defeating the Seattle Sounders 1-0, making it the second road loss in Seattle this season. rice field.

Damir Kreilach led Aaron Herrera’s cross home with two consecutive RSL wins, with RSL jumping over the Portland Timbers and finishing fourth in the west within two points of the LA Galaxy.

Minnesota United also won an important victory by routing the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-0 at Allianz Field, smashing six games with one win. Emmanuel Reynoso made two long-distance strikes with his deadly left foot to tone the rune’s comfortable night.

The only derby of the night took place in Houston, where the dynamo defeated FC Dallas 3-2, achieving their second straight win. Dynamo scored in just five minutes into the match, building a 3-0 lead. Then a pair of comfort goals in the second half became a compliment score for the second best FC Dallas side most of the night.

Here’s a summary of Saturday’s MLS scores:

Atlanta United 3, DC United 2

(Ezequiel Barco 18′, Josef Martinez 64′, George Bello 87′) (Felipe 75′, Edison Flores 90 + 4′)

Revolution 1, Crew 1

(Adam Buksa 62′) (Gyasi Zardes 58′)

FC Cincinnati 1, NYCFC 2

(Brenner 41′) (Keaton Parks 37′, Valentin Castellanos 60′)

Toronto FC2, Nashville SC 1

(Jacob Shaffelberg 18′, Omar Gonzalez 79′) (CJ Sapong 74′)

Austin FC3, Earthquake 4

(Sebastian Driushi 6′, John Gallagher 35′, Alex Ring 45′) (Miguel Lopes 17′, Christian Espinoza 49′, Chofis Lopez 58′, 63′)

Minnesota United 3, Galaxy 0

(Emmanuel Reynoso, 4′, 20′, Ethan Finlay 66′)

Dynamo 3, FC Dallas 2

(Griffin Dorsey 5′, Fafà Picault 20′, Darwin Quintello 59′) (Jander Obrian 86′, 90 + 4′)

Real Salt Lake 1, Sounders 0

(Damir Kreilach 48′)


Inter Miami 0, Red Bulls 4

(Patryk Klimala 18′, Omil Fernandez 31′, Fabio 65′, 89′)

– Soccer Sports

MLS Rewind: Atlanta United defeat DC United, Runes defeat Galaxy, etc. MLS Rewind: Atlanta United defeat DC United, Runes defeat Galaxy, etc.

Back to top button