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Community player ratings from Atlanta United’s 2-1 win vs FC Cincinnati

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Your ratings from the MLS home opener revealed.

MLS: FC Cincinnati at Atlanta United FC Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta United stayed perfect in MLS with a 2-1 win over FC Cincinnati in the team’s home opener at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Saturday night. Atlanta didn’t create tons of chances — they were outshot by Cincy 14-8 — but the chances they did create were good ones while Cincinnati’s chances were mostly potshots.

Man of the Match: Ezequiel Barco

Playing its first game without Josef Martinez, the spotlight was firmly placed upon Atlanta’s star players to step up, and step up they did. Barco scored the opener that Frank de Boer admitted “was 90 percent Pity’s goal” after he blew past Kendall Waston. But Barco also set up Emerson Hyndman for what would prove to be the game-winniing goal with a beautiful no-look slipped pass into the box. Barco’s season didn’t get off to a perfect start, but he continues to find himself in positions to score, and he’s getting better and better at putting the ball in the back of the net

Player Ratings:

GK: Brad Guzan - 7.34

RWB: Brooks Lennon - 6.83

CB: Laurence Wyke - 6.78

CB: Anton Walkes - 7.03

CB: Fernando Meza - 7.89

LWB: Jake Mulraney - 6.63

CM: Eric Remedi - 7.37

CM: Emerson Hyndman - 8.38

AM: Ezequiel Barco - 8.68

AM: Pity Martinez - 8.46

ST: Adam Jahn - 6.07

SUB: George Campbell - 6.30

SUB: Matheus Rossetto - 6.86

SUB: Jeff Larentowicz - 6.71

MANAGER: Frank de Boer - 7.97