Neither team found much success in rain-soaked conditions in the first half, only for Marco Fabian to give the Union a breakthrough in the 47th minute. He collected a centering pass from David Accam, and slammed a left-footed shot past Spencer Richey.
Accam then doubled the lead in the 58th minute, dribbling past both Cincinnati center backs inside the 18-yard box before toe-poking home to make it 2-0.
MOMENT OF THE MATCH:
While Cincinnati came out on the wrong end of the scoreline, an important moment arrived in the 76th minute.
No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 SuperDraft
, made his MLS debut, substituting on for
. Amaya, a U.S. U-20 midfielder, most recently played for UCLA in the college ranks.