Dominique Badji and Luciano Acosta each score to help Cincinnati tie Atlanta United 2-2
(AP) - Dominique Badji and Luciano Acosta each scored in the first half to help Cincinnati tie Atlanta United 2-2 on Saturday night.
Cincinnati (20-5-9) reached 69 points this season after securing just 20 in 2021. The 49-point increase in a two-year span is the largest in league history. D.C. United’s 36-point leap from 2010-12 was the previous record.
Atlanta (13-9-12) is 4-17-13 in last 34 road matches in all competitions.
Acosta has 30 goal contributions (17 goals, 13 assists). Acosta needed two assists to become be fifth player in league history with a 15-goal, 15-assist season.
Giorgos Giakoumakis scored goals in the 12th and 32nd minutes for Atlanta.
Roman Celentano finished with four saves for Cincinnati. Brad Guzan stopped one shot for Atlanta.
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