ATLANTA, GEORGIA—After a much-needed win at home last August 6, Atlanta United eked out a 2-2 draw on the road against the home team FC Cincinnati at TQL Stadium last August 13. Veteran defender Andrew Gutman once again played hero for Atlanta United by scoring a late goal to avoid another defeat on the road.
The win is a huge morale boost for Atlanta United, who, despite an injury-plagued Major League Soccer season, remains in contention for a playoff slot. Argentine playmaker Thiago Almada provided the other goal for Atlanta United in the game.
Almada’s goal opened the scoring of the game in the first half.
The goal was Almada’s fourth of the season. Atlanta United head coach Gonzalo Pineda is pleased with their draw as they successfully avoid another defeat on the road. The homes to continue their winning ways at home when they host the New York Red Bulls on August 17 at the Mercedes-Benz stadium.