2019 Campeones Cup

The 2019 Campeones Cup was the second edition of the Campeones Cup, an annual North American football match contested between the champions of the previous Major League Soccer season and the winner of the Campeón de Campeones from Liga MX.

2019 Campeones Cup
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Mercedes-Benz Stadium
EventCampeones Cup
DateAugust 14, 2019 (2019-08-14)
VenueMercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Man of the MatchDarlington Nagbe (Atlanta United)
RefereeJoel Aguilar (El Salvador)
Attendance40,128
2018
2020

The match featured Atlanta United FC, winners of the 2018 MLS Cup, and América, winners of the 2019 Campeón de Campeones. Atlanta United hosted the match at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, on 14 August 2019.[1][2]

VenueEdit

Atlanta United FC hosted the match at their home stadium, Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The announced attendance was 40,128 (a Campeones Cup Record). Although the stadium can hold 71,000, the upper deck was curtained off, limiting the capacity to 42,000.[3][4]

MatchEdit

DetailsEdit

Atlanta United FC  3–2  América
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Atlanta United FC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
América
GK 25   Alec Kann
DF 2   Franco Escobar   44'
DF 4   Florentin Pogba
DF 5   Leandro González Pírez
DF 24   Julian Gressel
MF 6   Darlington Nagbe
MF 16   Emerson Hyndman
MF 18   Jeff Larentowicz (c)   28'
FW 7   Josef Martínez
FW 10   Gonzalo Martínez   90+2'
FW 28   Dion Pereira   66'
Substitutions:
GK 1   Brad Guzan
DF 3   Michael Parkhurst
DF 12   Miles Robinson   44'
MF 8   Ezequiel Barco   90+2'
MF 14   Justin Meram   66'
MF 29   Mo Adams
FW 15   Héctor Villalba
Manager:
  Frank de Boer
GK 27   Óscar Jiménez
DF 2   Carlos Vargas   80'
DF 3   Jorge Sánchez
DF 18   Bruno Valdez   41'   72'
DF 22   Paul Aguilar (c)
MF 5   Guido Rodríguez
MF 9   Roger Martínez
MF 11   Andrés Ibargüen   90+2'
MF 17   Francisco Sebastián Córdova   83'
MF 30   Renato Ibarra
FW 21   Henry Martín   71'
Substitutions:
GK 35   Luis Zamudio
DF 19   Emanuel Aguilera
MF 13   Leonel López
MF 14   Nicolás Benedetti   71'
MF 23   Antonio López   83'
MF 25   Fernando González
FW 187   Israel García   90+2'
Manager:
  Miguel Herrera

Assistant referees:
Juan Zumba
Walter López
Fourth official:
Iván Arcides Barton Cisneros

StatisticsEdit

Statistic[5] Atlanta United FC América
Goals scored 3 2
Total shots 17 15
Shots on target 10 6
Saves 4 5
Ball possession 58% 42%
Corner kicks 8 4
Fouls committed 21 21
Offsides 0 1
Yellow cards 1 1
Red cards 0 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 Campeones Cup to be played in Atlanta on August 14" (Press release). MajorLeagueSoccer. 8 December 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  2. ^ Bonn, Kyle (14 August 2019). "Atlanta United wins Campeones Cup as Josef Martinez comes through". NBC Sports. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Stadium Fast Facts". 13 January 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Atlanta United Beats Club América 3-2 for Campeones Cup". The New York Times. The Associated Press. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Stats: Atlanta United vs. Club América 08/14/2019". MLSsoccer.com. Major League Soccer. 14 August 2019. Retrieved 19 September 2019.

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