Hosts LAFC rallied from a two-goal halftime deficit to draw Atlanta United 2-2 in a closed-door preseason match at a rain-soaked Banc of California Stadium on Sunday afternoon, both sides fueled by impressive goals from their respective superstar Designated Players.
He's just automatic 😱🎯— Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) February 10, 2019
Pity Martinez curls in an unstoppable free kick! pic.twitter.com/T6XIFsvUpB
Josef ➡️ Julian ➡️ Bottom corner 😎— Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) February 10, 2019
Another fast preseason start! pic.twitter.com/9vCAfnfLQ5
LAFC are counting down to their MLS season opener vs. Sporting KC on March 3, while ATLUTD are further along in their preseason prep as they open 2019 with a two-legged Concacaf Champions League clash with Costa Rican club Herediano later this month.
- 19’ - ATL - Pity Martinez
- 29' - ATL - Julian Gressel
- 58' - LAFC - Adrien Perez
- 82' - LAFC - Carlos Vela