Atlanta United’s offense: By the numbers

October 24, 2020 Atlanta - D.C. United's goalkeeper Bill Hamid (24) blocks the corner kick during the second half in a MLS soccer match at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday, October 24, 2020. D.C. United won 2-1 over the Atlanta United. (Hyosub Shin / Hyosub.Shin@ajc.com)
October 24, 2020 Atlanta - D.C. United's goalkeeper Bill Hamid (24) blocks the corner kick during the second half in a MLS soccer match at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Saturday, October 24, 2020. D.C. United won 2-1 over the Atlanta United. (Hyosub Shin / Hyosub.Shin@ajc.com)

Credit: HYOSUB SHIN / AJC

Credit: HYOSUB SHIN / AJC

A look at Atlanta United’s offense by the numbers during the 2020 MLS season:

0.10

Goals per shots, tied for fifth-fewest in MLS.

2

Penalty kicks attempts, tied for third-fewest in MLS.

3.45

Shots on target per 90 minutes, tied for fourth-fewest in MLS.

8.9

Shots per 90 minutes, tied for second-fewest in MLS.

11.4

Expected assists, tied for second fewest in MLS.

15

Assists, tied for fourth-fewest in MLS.

15.9

Non-penalty expected goals, tied for fewest in MLS.

17.5

Expected goals, fewest in MLS.

19

Goals, tied for third-fewest in MLS.

32

Goal-creation attempts, tied for fourth-fewest in MLS. A goal-creation attempt is a sequence of two actions that directly lead to a shot.

38.8

Shots on target percentage, fifth-best in MLS.

54

Crosses into penalty area, most in MLS.

69

Shots on target, tied for fourth-fewest in MLS.

178

Shots, tied for second-fewest in MLS.

287

Shot-creation attempts, tied for third-fewest in MLS. A shot-creation attempt is a sequence of two actions that directly lead to a shot.

370

Touches in opponents’ penalty box, tied for sixth-fewest in MLS.

2,999

Touches in attacking third, 13th fewest in MLS.

Stats are from fbref.com

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