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.

12/10/2018 Reuters
  • 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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