The Argentine star’s latest show-stopping performance came in a 4-0 victory over rivals Nashville SC. He scored once and contributed two assists at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, continuing the Five Stripes’ electric post-Leagues Cup form.
In milestone moments, Almada joined Josef Martínez (three times) as the only players in club history to total at least 20 goal contributions through their first 24 games of a season. He also sits one helper shy of tying the single-season club record (14) set by three different players.
Atlanta now have scored 48 regular-season goals in 2023, which ranks third in MLS in 2023. They’ll hope to keep the engines roaring Wednesday evening when hosting Supporters’ Shield leaders FC Cincinnati for a Matchday 29 showdown (7:30 pm ET | MLS Season Pass).
The MLS Player of the Matchday presented by Continental Tire is selected each matchday of the regular season through both media and fan voting in a process conducted by MLS Communications. A panel of journalists from the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) comprises 75 percent of the vote, while a Twitter fan vote represents the remaining 25 percent of voting. NASR consists of members of print, television, radio, and online media.