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Atlanta United 0-1 FC Cincinnati: DSS fan player ratings

Your player ratings from the FC Cincinnati loss prove that Thursday was a low point for Atlanta United on the pitch.

FC Cincinnati v Atlanta United FC Photo by Jeremy Reper/ISI Photos/Getty Images

Nothing went right for Atlanta United on the field Thursday morning in its second game in the MLS is Back tournament. A 26th minute red card to Jake Mulraney meant the team was stranded on a hot, humid, god forsaken pitch, where Atlanta eventually fell to FC Cincinnati—arguably the worst team in MLS 0-1.

Man of the Match: Brad Guzan

It’s never a good sign when, through two games in a tournament, the fans award the highest rating of any player on the team to the goalkeeper... twice. It’s a worse sign when, in this particular game, Guzan himself was caught off his line and left him unable to save a long-range attempt from Franky Amaya. In fact, according to expected goals data, Amaya’s shot was the lowest-rated attempt that either team had in the match. Guzan would be the first to say that there’s no way that ball should be getting past him.

But anyway.

Full Player Ratings

GK: Brad Guzan - 6.25

RWB: Brooks Lennon - 4.79

CB: Franco Escobar - 4.90

CB: Miles Robinson - 5.48

CB: Fernando Meza - 4.66

LWB: Jake Mulraney - 1.47


CM: Eric Remedi - 4.57

CM: Jeff Larentowicz - 4.71

CAM: Ezequiel Barco - 4.78

FWD: Pity Martinez - 4.06

FWD: Adam Jahn - 3.90

SUB: Edgar Castillo - 4.30

SUB: Manuel Castro - 3.90

SUB: Emerson Hyndman - 4.10

SUB: J.J. Williams - 1.74

SUB: Anton Walkes - 4.16

MANAGER: Frank de Boer - 2.19