Major League Soccer: Los Angeles FC recovers a 0-1 deficit to defeat Cincinnati 2-1

CINCINNATI. Los Angeles FC was capable to turn the table against Cincinnati to win 2-1.

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CINCINNATI. Los Angeles FC managed to turn the table against Cincinnati to win 2-1. It was Cincinnati to strike first with a goal of L. Acosta at the 45′. Then it was a goal in the 59′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, D. Musovski gave the win to Los Angeles FC in the 79′ minute with a goal.

The match was played at the Nippert Stadium stadium in Cincinnati on Sunday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Ismail Elfath who had the assistance of Brian Dunn and Diego Blas. The 4th official was Sergii Demianchuk. The weather was clear. The temperature was hot around 26.3 degrees Celsius or 79.25 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 41%.​

Match Statistics

Los Angeles FC was in firm control of the ball 55% while Cincinnati was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Cincinnati was more aggressive with 52 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 7 were on target. Nevertheless, Los Angeles FC succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Cincinnati shot 14 times, 7 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Los Angeles FC shot 19 times, 6 on target, 13 off target.

Cards

Cincinnati received 3 yellow cards (C. Harris, D. Badji and T. Blackett). On the opposite side, Los Angeles FC received 4 yellow cards (D. Henry, S. Ibeagha, D. Musovski and M. Crepeau).

After playing this encounter, Cincinnati will stay with 7 points like Seattle Sounders, Sporting KC and New England to move down in the 27th place. On the opposite side, Los Angeles FC will have 16 points like LA Galaxy to move up in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 6'
    6'

    D. Henry

  • 19'
    19'

    C. Harris

  • 30'
    30'

    S. Ibeagha

    D. Henry

  • 33'
    33'

    S. Ibeagha

  • 45'
    45'

    L. Acosta

  • 59'
    59'

    K. Acosta

  • 68'
    68'

    G. Cameron

    I. Murphy

  • 72'
    72'

    D. Musovski

    C. Arango

  • 72'
    72'

    L. Blessing

    J. Cifuentes

  • 78'
    78'

    N. Markanich

    Brenner

  • 78'
    78'

    A. Cruz

    C. Harris

  • 79'
    79'

    D. Musovski

    C. Vela

  • 87'
    87'

    C. Jennings

    C. Vela

  • 90'
    90'

    A. Ordonez

    J. Nelson

  • 90'
    90'

    H. Medunjanin

    Y. Kubo

  • 90'
    90'

    D. Musovski

  • 90'
    90'

    D. Badji

  • 90'
    90'

    T. Blackett

  • 90'
    90'

    M. Crepeau

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, Cincinnati will play away with Toronto on the 30th of April with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Toronto (0 draws).

Los Angeles FC will host Minnesota United on the 2nd of May with a 2-1 head to head in favor of Minnesota United (3 draws).

Cincinnati: Formation and Lineups

Cincinnati started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Pat Noonan chose to play with the following team: Roman Celentano (7.7), Ian Murphy (6.3), Tyler Blackett (6.4), John Nelson (6.8), Alvas Powell (7.0), Yuya Kubo (6.8), Júnior Moreno (7.2), Calvin Harris (6.4), Luciano Acosta (7.6), Dominique Badji (7.7) and Brenner (7.4).

Cincinnati could not rely on the presence of G. Cameron (injured).

Substitutes

Cincinnati made 5 changes: I. Murphy for G. Cameron (68′), Brenner for N. Markanich (78′), C. Harris for A. Cruz (78′), J. Nelson for A. Ordonez (90′) and Y. Kubo for H. Medunjanin (90′).

Top player: Dominique Badji

Probably the most impressive player in Cincinnati was Dominique Badji.

His rating is (7.7) with 19 passes (73% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 11.

Los Angeles FC: Formation and Lineups

Los Angeles FC started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

On the opposite side, Steven Cherundolo played with: Maxime Crépeau (7.2), Ryan Hollingshead (6.8), Jesús Murillo (7.1), Doneil Henry (6.3), Diego Palacios (7.3), Ilie Sánchez (7.0), Carlos Vela (7.3), José Cifuentes (7.0), Kellyn Acosta (7.6), Kwadwo Opoku (6.9) and Cristian Arango (7.3).

Substitutes

Los Angeles FC made 4 changes: D. Henry for S. Ibeagha (30′), C. Arango for D. Musovski (72′), J. Cifuentes for L. Blessing (72′) and C. Vela for C. Jennings (87′).

Top player: Kellyn Acosta

Probably the most impressive player in Los Angeles FC was Kellyn Acosta.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 52 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 2.

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