Atlanta United 3, Real Salt Lake 1: By the numbers

Real Salt Lake players jockey for position with Atlanta United before a penalty kick in an MLS soccer match in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
Real Salt Lake players jockey for position with Atlanta United before a penalty kick in an MLS soccer match in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

A by-the-numbers look at Atlanta United's 3-1 win against Real Salt Lake on Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium:

0

Red cards given to Atlanta United’s players.

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1

goal in Brandon Vazquez’s first MLS action. It came in the 96th minute.

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1.57

Points per game for Atlanta United this season.

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2

Massive mistakes by Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando that led to Atlanta United’s first two goals.

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2

Goals this season for midfielder Yamil Asad.

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4

Yellow cards for Atlanta United.

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4

Goals this season for midfielder Hector Villalba.

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5

Points from the four consecutive road games.

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9

Shots, six on goal for Atlanta United.

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11

Shots, two on goal for Real Salt Lake.

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11

Points this season for Atlanta United.

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14

Fouls called against Atlanta United.

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15

Tackles won by Atlanta United. Real Salt Lake won 10.

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15

Crosses for Real Salt Lake. Atlanta United had four.

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17

Goals this season for Atlanta, which is tops in the Eastern Conference and second in MLS. Portland has 18.

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20

Successful passes for Miguel Almiron, who could have been credited with at least two assists.

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54.6

Percent of the possession for Real Salt Lake. Atlanta United didn’t enjoy a majority of possession in any of 5-minute interval after the game’s opening 20 minutes.

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67

Percent passing accuracy on 314 passes for Atlanta United, which isn’t very high. Controlling long balls was an issue.

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