New York Red Bulls 2 Atlanta United 1 : By the numbers

MARCH 5, 2017 Atlanta, Atlanta United goalkeeper Alec Kann tried to reach the ball on a play that the New York Red Bulls scored the first goal. (Miguel Martinez)
MARCH 5, 2017 Atlanta, Atlanta United goalkeeper Alec Kann tried to reach the ball on a play that the New York Red Bulls scored the first goal. (Miguel Martinez)

A by-the-numbers look at Atlanta United’s 2-1 loss to the New York Red Bulls in its inaugural MLS game at Georgia Tech’s Bobby Dodd Stadium:

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First game in Atlanta United’s history. It was also how many goals scored by Atlanta United. Yamil Asad scored the opening goal in the 25th minute on an assist by Tyrone Mears.

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Goals by the New York Red Bulls. The first was by Daniel Royer in the 76th minute. The second was an own-goal by Anton Walkes.

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5

Corner kicks for Atlanta United.

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6

Corner kicks for New York Red Bulls.

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9

Shots for New York Red Bulls, five on goal.

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14

Shots for Atlanta United, four on goal.

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17

Fouls called against Atlanta United. New York Red Bulls were called for 11.

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48.7

Percent duels won by Atlanta United.

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55.2

Percent of possession for Atlanta United.

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61

Percent passing accuracy for the New York Red Bulls.

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73.3

Percent passing accuracy for Atlanta United.

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88th

Minute that Atlanta United’s Carlos Carmona was given a red card.

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55,297

Announced attendance for the game.

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