MLS round-up: Lewis's winner lifts DC United as Chicharito debuts for Galaxy

MLS round-up: Atlanta spoils Nashville's opener as Chicharito debuts for Galaxy

  • Atlanta spoil Nashville’s debut but lose Martinez to injury
  • DC United start life after Wayne Rooney with late winner
  • Manotas salvages point for Houston in 1-1 draw with Galaxy
Emerson Hyndman scored in the 37th moment in Atlanta Joined's 2-1 triumph over Nashville, ruining the extension group's MLS debut Saturday night. 

Ezequiel Barco additionally scored in the ninth moment for Atlanta, the 2018 MLS Cup champs who won both the US Open Cup and Campeones Cup last season. 

Walker Zimmerman scored the principal objective for Nashville off a set piece in the 28th moment, giving the greatest group ever to see a soccer match in the province of Tennessee something to celebrate. A bunch of NFL players likewise were close by, including Titans Master Bowl punter Brett Kern and partner Cory Davis alongside San Francisco tight end George Kittle. 

The 30,000 fans who filled the lower bowl at Nissan Arena remained all the way. 

"I've had two or three new group openings over the most recent 20 years, and this one positions as at any rate for me one of the most energizing," MLS Official Wear Garber said. "I actually got chills in pregame function ... The group over-conveyed also." 

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Nashville gained Zimmerman from Los Angeles FC on 11 February, including the veteran with five objectives in 51 MLS games to a list highlighting 14 making their association debut this season. Zimmerman headed the ball, at that point scored with his correct foot kicking the ball past manager Brad Guzan. 

That just went on until Hyndman scored into the correct corner for the lead. 

The success was expensive for Atlanta. Josef Martinez, the 2018 MLS Brilliant Boot champ who had 27 objectives a year ago, was removed the field on a stretcher in the 68th moment in the wake of going down for the second time in no time flat with an evident right knee injury. 

DC Joined 2-1 Colorado Rapids 

Jonathan Lewis scored in the second moment of stoppage time to give the Colorado Rapids a 2-1 triumph over DC Joined on Saturday in the principal round of the 25th MLS season. 

The ball discovered Lewis at short proximity during a scramble inside the container and he put it inside the close to post for the victor. 

New-look DC Joined together, presently without Wayne Rooney and Luciano Acosta on the assault, got the main objective of the period in the 60th moment. Russell Canouse changed over a header from the six-yard line at the back post on a corner from Julian Gressel. 

Only six minutes after the fact, Kei Kamara tied it on a header after a long assistance from Jack Cost. 



Houston Dynamo 1-1 LA Cosmic system 

Mauro Manotas scored the tying objective for Houston in the 64th moment in the Dynamo's draw with Los Angeles. 

Mexican forward Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez made his introduction for Los Angeles, and Tab Ramos coordinated Houston just because as lead trainer. 

Manotas tied it with a shot 17 yards from the left half of the punishment box. 

Cristian Pavon scored for the Cosmic system in the thirteenth moment with a darted 20 yards away from the edge of the container, with goalkeeper David Bingham getting a help.