Atlanta beats Philly to keep title defense alive

Julian Gressel's early goal and Josef Martinez's late goal led Atlanta United to a 2-0 win over the Philadelphia Union on Thursday night.

10/25/2019 Reuters
  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 10
    • Julian Gressel Goal
  • 34
    • Alejandro Bedoya Yellow Card
  • 38
    • Julian Gressel Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 52
    • On: Ilsinho|Off: Brenden Aaronson
  • 66
    • On: Marco Fabián|Off: Sergio Santos
  • 73
    • On: Emerson Hyndman|Off: Ezequiel Barco
  • 74
    • Kai Wagner Yellow Card
  • 79
    • On: Eric Remedi|Off: Gonzalo Martínez
  • 80
    • Josef Martínez Goal
  • 82
    • On: Andrew Wooten|Off: Kai Wagner
  • 84
    • On: Mohammed Adams|Off: Mikey Ambrose
  • 87
    • Franco Escobar Yellow Card
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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ATL
4-3-3
  • 1Guzan
  • 22Ambrose
    On: Mohammed Adams | Off: Mikey Ambrose
  • 4Pogba
  • 5González Pirez
  • 2Escobar
  • 10Martínez
    On: Eric Remedi | Off: Gonzalo Martínez
  • 18Larentowicz
  • 6Nagbe
  • 8Barco
    On: Emerson Hyndman | Off: Ezequiel Barco
  • 7Martínez
  • 24Gressel
No. Name
Saves 3
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 5 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
79' 11  Eric Remedi
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 5
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
24 Julian Gressel  10' 38'
Goals 1
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • ,
    COVERAGE: ESPN2/ESPNDP
  • ATTENDANCE: 41,507

Match Commentary

- Match ends, Atlanta United FC 2, Philadelphia Union 0.
- Match ends, Atlanta United FC 2, Philadelphia Union 0.
90'+3' Second Half ends, Atlanta United FC 2, Philadelphia Union 0.

Match Stats

ATL
PHI

Possession

53% 47%

Shots (on Goal)

12 (5)
12 (3)
ATL PHI
11 Fouls 19
2 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 1
4 Corner Kicks 5
3 Saves 3
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