September 20, 2017 Atlanta. Atlanta United miedfielderYamil Azad takes selfies with the crowd after he was named the man of the match.
Photo: MIguel Martinez/MundoHispanico
Photo: MIguel Martinez/MundoHispanico

Atlanta United 4, L.A. Galaxy 0: Man of the match

Yamil Asad is my choice for Atlanta United’s man of the match following Wednesday’s game against L.A. Galaxy at Mercedes-Benz Stadium:


Why: He scored two goals and had two assists in the first half as the Five Stripes opened a 4-0 lead on the Galaxy. He has six goals and 12 assists this season.

“I think you’ve seen in the last few home games that the whole team, generally speaking, has come out with a great intensity at the beginning of the game. We’ve been able to maintain that and get some good results.”

Additionally, Asad tied for the team lead in chances created (2), tackles (6) and fouls won (2). Martino said it may have been the best game he has played this season.

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