Atlanta, Georgia 2021-09-10 21:40:13 –
Local defender George Campbell scored his first career MLS goal in the 25th minute to beat host Atlanta United 3-0 against Orlando City SC on Friday.
Atlanta United (7-7-9, 30 points) also benefited from Orlando City SC own goals in the 38th minute, with Esekiel Barco scoring in the 72nd minute.
Brad Guzan scored two saves at his 200th career start as Atlanta United improved to 5-1-0 in the last six games, finishing seventh at the Eastern Conference and scoring points with DC United. bottom. This was the first time Gonzalo Pineda had won as a coach for Five Stripes.
Adam Grinwis finished with three saves (10-5-8, 38 points) for the Lions. The Lions stopped their undefeated streak in seven games (3-0-4). This defeat was Orlando City’s first defeat since it was bombarded 5-0 by New York City FC on July 25.
Atlanta United almost started scoring four minutes after Luiz Araújo hit the post with a shot from outside the box.
The host went well after 21 minutes as the cross to Marcelino Moreno’s box was headed home by Campbell. The 20-year-old Campbell was added to the lineup after Miles Robinson recently completed an international mission.
Atlanta United doubled their advantage in the 38th minute, following the set piece that Orlando City’s Antonio Carlos won after issuing a yellow card with a bad foul. Barco’s free kick flowed from Orlando City’s Darryl Dyke into the net for an own goal.
Atlanta United was restless in the second half and Moreno almost changed the chances of three prime scoring in seven minutes.
Barco scored in the 72nd minute after making space at the top of the box, beating Grinwis in the right post. Barco’s goal was his career-top 5 of the season.
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