Final Whistle Thoughts
On what was looking to be a frustrating night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium if only for the Five Stripes’ inability to finish chances, the team’s relentlessness going forward earned them the penalty they needed to send Josef Martinez to the spot to see them over the line. Josef’s 100th goal for the club couldn’t have come at a better time as it improves Atlanta’s playoff position and helps put to bed the bad taste of the loss to Philadelphia last week.
Instead of giving you our full player ratings now, we’ll get your reactions first. Below is a ratings form for you to fill out with how you rate each Atlanta United player’s performance. Feel free to head down to the comments section and leave your thoughts on the match as a whole or give your detailed explanation of your ratings. You can view the results by clicking to see previous responses after voting. Our ratings will be out shortly.
Here’s a mobile-friendly link to the ballot. The in-post ballot only works on desktop due to issues out of my control.