12/10/2018 Reuters

Martinez powers Atlanta United to MLS Cup win

Josef Martinez was instrumental as Atlanta United secured the MLS Cup in just its second season on Saturday, defeating the Portland Timbers 2-0.

  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 39
    • Josef Martínez Goal
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 54
    • Franco Escobar Goal
  • 59
    • On: Lucas Melano | Off: Jeremy Ebobisse
  • 68
    • On: Dairon Asprilla | Off: Andy Polo
  • 76
    • On: Héctor Villalba | Off: Josef Martínez
  • 80
    • Diego Chara Yellow Card
  • 82
    • On: Alvas Powell | Off: David Guzmán
  • 90+1
    • On: Ezequiel Barco | Off: Miguel Almirón
  • 90+2
    • On: Chris McCann | Off: Greg Garza
  • 90+4
    • Chris McCann Yellow Card
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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ATL
5-3-2
  • 1Guzan
  • 4Garza
    On: Chris McCann | Off: Greg Garza
  • 5González Pirez
  • 3Parkhurst
  • 18Larentowicz
  • 2Escobar
  • 24Gressel
  • 11Remedi
  • 6Nagbe
  • 10Almirón
    On: Ezequiel Barco | Off: Miguel Almirón
  • 7Martínez
    On: Héctor Villalba | Off: Josef Martínez
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 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 3 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 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
90'+2' 16  Chris McCann  90'+4'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
90'+1' 8  Ezequiel Barco
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 2
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 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
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
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
  • ,
  • ATTENDANCE: 73,019

Match Commentary

90'+5' Match ends, Atlanta United FC 2, Portland Timbers 0.
90'+5' Second Half ends, Atlanta United FC 2, Portland Timbers 0.
90'+5' Attempt missed. Héctor Villalba (Atlanta United FC) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Julian Gressel with a through ball.

Match Stats

ATL
POR

Possession

48% 52%

Shots (on Goal)

9 (4)
8 (3)
ATL POR
12 Fouls 13
1 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
2 Corner Kicks 2
3 Saves 2
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