RECAP | FC Cincinnati fall 1-0 on late penalty kick for D.C. United


FC Cincinnati shed Saturday evening to D.C. United, 1-, guiding a transformed penalty kick by Ola Kamara deep into second half stoppage time. 22,183 lovers welcomed the Orange and Blue for the dwelling opener at TQL Stadium.

FCC played up a man soon after VAR identified Moses Nyeman’s obstacle on Luciano Acosta was a red card offense in the 80th minute. Nyeman was also despatched off for D.C. when the two sides met final period on July 31, 2021 at TQL Stadium.

VAR afterwards decided a hand ball in the box on Geoff Cameron, when Kamara scored the video game-winner in stoppage time (90+8’).

FC Cincinnati (-2-) journey up coming Saturday, March 12 to Orlando Metropolis SC. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

FC Cincinnati vs. D.C. United

Date: March 5, 2022
Level of competition: MLS Regular Year
Location: TQL Stadium – Cincinnati, Ohio
Attendance: 22,183
Kickoff: 6:08 p.m. ET
Weather conditions: 72, partly cloudy

Scoring Summary

DC Ola Kamara 90+8’ (PK)

  • Dominique Badji, creating his initial job begin with FC Cincinnati, recorded a few photographs on goal in the to start with fifty percent to match a profession-significant for SOG in a game, overall (3) … his three shots on aim in the initial fifty percent was the fourth time in club background a player recorded a few SOG in a 50 %.
  • Luciano Acosta captained his 30th recreation for FCC.
  • Yuya Kubo produced his 50th job start off … Tyler Blackett made the 10th start of his MLS profession.
  • Ian Murphy designed his debut for FC Cincinnati. He is the 3rd non non-Era adidas assortment to show up in a sport (Nick Markanich, Tommy McCabe) for the Orange and Blue.
  • Moses Nyeman obtained the 11th red card issued to an FCC opponent in club heritage.

CIN: Alec Kann, Ray Gaddis (Álvaro Barreal 87’), Tyler Blackett, Geoff Cameron, Nick Hagglund (Ian Murphy 75’), Alvas Powell (Harrison Robledo 76’), Junior Moreno, Yuya Kubo, Luciano Acosta (C), Dominique Badji (Brenner 62’), Brandon Vazquez

Substitutes not applied: Isaac Atanga, Allan Cruz, Nick Markanich, Haris Medunjanin, Kenneth Vermeer

DC: Invoice Hamid, Brendan Hines-Ike, Steve Birnbaum, Andy Najar (Donovan Pines 81’), Moses Nyeman, Drew Skundrich (Sofiane Djeffal, 60’), Brad Smith, Julian Gressel (Adrien Perez 46’), Michael Estrada (Ola Kamara 60’), Griffin Yow (Chris Odoi-Atsem 74’), Edison Flores

Substitutes not applied: Tony Alfaro, Jon Kempin, Gaoussou Samake

Head Coach: Hernán Losada

Photographs: 16 / 10
Pictures on Objective: 6 / 4
Saves: 2 / 6
Corner Kicks: 7 / 4
Fouls: 16 / 13
Offside: 3 / 2
Possession: 50.7 / 49.3

DC – Moses Nyeman (ejection) 80’
CIN – Brad Smith (warning) 90+1’
CIN – Tyler Blackett (warning) 90+4’

Referee: Pierre-Luc Lauziere
Ast. Referees: Adam Wienckowski, Jeffrey Swartzel
Fourth formal: Malik Badawi
VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero
AVAR: Jose Da Silva

FC Cincinnati Head Coach Pat Noonan

Opening assertion on the match

“Tough consequence tonight. Truly delighted with the team as much as the effort and hard work they set in to be intense, to go just after the game. We experienced a very little little bit of a slow begin with some of the likelihood that we conceded, but from that position on, I imagined defensively, the fellas did a very great job. We designed probabilities, and which is the difference ideal now. We’re not ending alternatives and the ending of the sport is when it becomes a full recreation.

“Looking again at it, I consider it’s the incorrect phone (the handball that led to the penalty kick). The way it hits Geoff’s (Cameron) hand, arm, which is in front of his entire body. It’s heading to hit his body if it does not strike his palms, so I really do not think it’s an unnatural situation. But, we have to obtain a way to dig ourselves out of it, be happy with the hard work, not be delighted with the deficiency of execution, and uncover ways to rating objectives and get games.”

“I was pleased with their effort and hard work tonight. I believe they did a good deal of factors effectively – established chances for us. Bill (D.C. United Intention Bill Hamid) makes a truly great save on 1 of Dom’s [shots] and a pair some others where by I feel just the selection-making of the place we are getting our photographs from and probably an chance to get nearer to the goal, perhaps be a very little additional aggressive, one be a person in the box. I also thought we skipped a pair alternatives to get Dom in driving. I imagined he designed some really great operates in entrance of the aim in the ultimate third [of the match] exactly where, equivalent to Brandon’s offside purpose, I believed Dom had a couple times wherever we missed out on getting him in driving, so that is the big difference appropriate now. The possibility development is there, the aims are not.”

On Brandon Vazquez’s disallowed objective
“It allows when it counts. All those are superior times that we are building, and it is wonderful to hear the lovers when a objective is scored, but we want it to previous a little bit lengthier and much more regularly.”

On Dominique Badji
“Strong efficiency from Dom. They equilibrium every other out. Back again to target engage in with Brandon, I considered he did definitely nicely with Dom’s capability to stretch the industry and time his runs to search to get to goal and also produce space underneath. I imagined they did a very good career of that tonight, and now, it is getting it to the subsequent amount and finishing performs off. Which is what we have to do far better.”

On the staff going ahead

“I’m seriously happy of them. I truly feel for them appropriate now. Which is not the most effective sensation in the locker place, simply because when you put that a lot into a video game and you occur away with almost nothing, it hurts, especially in the vogue that we lost the sport. So, we could sulk and we can think that nothing at all is heading to go our way or we can find a way to change people to our gain – a superior end result. I’m actually proud of the way they arrived out and the way they got following DC tonight, but it can’t just be the hard work.”

FC Cincinnati forward Dominique Badji

“It’s difficult dropping, but we are still beneficial we designed sufficient likelihood currently to get superior success. We deserve a much better result, if I was equipped to change chances I had it would be a distinct sport.”

On Pat Noonan’s message this week

“Pat emphasised depth and we showed that right now … our final recreation they kinda performed us off the subject. This game we held our very own and we deserved better, I honestly consider we need to have gained the recreation these days. It was a wonderful reaction but the final result was not there.”

On his general performance
“I’m a No. 9, I’m a target scorer so, I’m let down tonight. I had a pair prospects, I had one that I really should have put in the again of the internet. Goals adjust game titles specially in that 1st 50 percent, if I rating that the flood gates open up up and we beat by probably 3 or 4 goals … dissatisfied.”

FC Cincinnati defender Tyler Blackett

“It’s extremely discouraging simply because I mean personally I feel that was a person of our finest game titles even from the system of past time. I think we had been quite strong, we didn’t give them a lot odds. The penalty selection I suggest definitely we never concur with it but at the conclusion of the day the referees are there to make these decisions and that is what they chose”

On Pat Noonan’s information to the group

“We are likely to evaluate issues tomorrow. Certainly absolutely everyone was a small let down simply because we all know we played a very good recreation but we will overview tomorrow.”

On the advancement from last 7 days
“I come to feel like it was a excellent reaction from final week. We just did not make as quite a few issues as what we did past 7 days. We have been additional focused and tried to remove the option of odds.

“I consider we are doing the job perfectly. For absolutely sure we are heading to get far more games this season just from this perform we’ve been doing, I’m very self-assured about that.”

FC Cincinnati’s 2022 routine can be seen, Here. Lovers can get the greatest tickets at the most effective rate to the very best matches all year prolonged, which includes the household opener, by getting season tickets at or by calling 513-977-KICK, which is 513-977-5425.

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FC Cincinnati start off their fourth year of MLS level of competition in 2022, and their next participating in at TQL Stadium. For up-to-the-moment data about FC Cincinnati, pay a visit to the team’s formal site at, or observe the crew on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @FCCincinnati. On top of that, enthusiasts are inspired to obtain the team’s official cell app on the Apple App Keep or Google Enjoy for quick entry to mobile tickets, team material and match notifications.

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