Atlanta United crushed expansion side Los Angeles FC 5-0 Saturday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Julian Gressel scored off an assists from Miguel Almiron in the 17th minute to begin the dominating performance. Gressel then assisted a Josef Martinez goal in the 67th minute. Almiron converted two penalties late in the game, and Romario Williams capped the game with a goal in the seventh minute of stoppage time.
Take a look at pictures from the match below, as well video highlights. Here are full stats, and an in-depth recap will be posted soon.
Apr 7, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta United defender Julian Gressel (24) celebrates after scoring a goal with midfielder Darlington Nagbe (6) against Los Angeles FC in the first half at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports