Atlanta United Escapes With Draw
Atlanta United closed out the final home match at Bobby Dodd with a 1-1 tie. Atlanta scored a late goal in stoppage time to salvage a draw. Team leading scorer Tito Villalba netted the goal on an assist from Yamil Asad.
Orlando opened the scoring late in the first half. Kaka scored in the 40’ on an assist from Cyle Larin. The goal was Kaka’s eleventh of the season.
Orlando played solid defense for the second straight week, once again curtailing Atlanta’s explosive offense. Except for the late goal, the story of the day was the missed opportunities. Atlanta United squandered chance after chance, with numerous shots on goal going high, wide, and even off the crossbars.
The next home match will be on September 10th at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Man of the Match: Tito Villalba
Golden Spike: Miguel Almiron