ATLANTA (AP) — Thiago Almada had a goal and two assists and Atlanta United wrapped up a spot in the postseason with a 4-1 victory over CF Montreal on Saturday night. Xande Silve picked up his second goal in his seventh appearance for Atlanta United (13-8-10), using an assists from Saba Lobjanidze and Giorgos Giakoumakis in the 30th minute for a 1-0 lead. Silve added an assist three minutes later on Almada's 10th goal of the campaign for a 2-0 lead. Montreal (11-15-4) pulled within a goal at half
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.