CINCINNATI (AP) — Luciano Acosta had a goal and an assist to propel FC Cincinnati to a 3-0 victory over Charlotte FC on Saturday night. Neither team scored until Álvaro Barreal found the net unassisted in the first minute of stoppage time to put Cincinnati up 1-0 at halftime. It was the fourth goal this season for Barreal. Cincinnati (18-4-8) took a two-goal lead when Aaron Boupendza used an assist from Acosta in the 50th minute to find the net for a fourth time this season. Acosta scored his 15
The 35-year-old made his first start for the club since 2015 and set up Bruno Fernandes for the only goal after having an earlier header ruled out.
Erik Ten Hag praised “massively important” Jonny Evans after the defender was drafted into the starting line-up and helped Manchester United to a 1-0 victory against Burnley. The 35-year-old made his first start for the club since 2015 and, as well as helping secure a much-needed clean sheet, Evans set up Bruno Fernandes for the only goal after having an earlier header ruled out. Evans re-signed for the club earlier this month following his release by Leicester, and boss Ten Hag said: “We have problems and in this moment a lot is against us: injuries, decisions, and we have all seen the examples.