Luciano Acosta Earns MLS Team of the Week Honors
FC Cincinnati midfielder Luciano Acosta has been named to Major League Soccer's Team of the Week presented by Audi for Week 24. It marks the fifth Team of the Week nod for Acosta this season and it comes after a stellar two-assist performance against Toronto FC.
Saturday's 2-0 win was the first in the brand new TQL Stadium's history, with Acosta captaining the FC Cincinnati squad to victory. The Buenos Aires, Argentina native assisted the Orange and Blue's first goal in the 39', whipping in a cross for Brenner, who skied to direct it into the net with an outstretched leg.
In the 58', Acosta would be the facilitator once again. He found fellow Argentine Alvaro Barreal down the left wing, who cut it back to Haris Medunjanin to curl past the Toronto defense and in for the second goal, with the help of a deflection.
While Acosta notches his fifth Team of the Week honor of 2021, it is the 11th for FC Cincinnati this season:
Przemysław Tytoń - Week 1
Acosta - Week 1 (bench), Week 9 (bench), Week 10, Week 12 (bench), Week 24
Geoff Cameron - Week 6, Week 12 (Bench)
Head Coach Jaap Stam - Week 6 (Coach)
Brenner - Week 13
Kenneth Vermeer - Week 14
FC Cincinnati continues its busy matchweek with a road clash with Atlanta United on Wednesday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. ET. That match will be televised on WSTR 64, carried on the radio on Fox Sports AM 1360, streamed regionally on fccincinnati.com/stream, out of market on ESPN+, while an audio stream will be available via the iHeartRadio app.
The Orange and Blue then return to TQL Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18. The match against New York City FC will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET.
For up-to-the-minute information about FC Cincinnati, visit the team's official website at fccincinnati.com, or follow the team on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook at @FCCincinnati. Additionally, fans are encouraged to download the team's official mobile app on the Apple App Store or Google Play for instant access to mobile tickets, team content and match notifications.
Information about seating options at the club's state-of-the-art TQL Stadium is now available at TQLstadium.com. For more information about 2022 Season Ticket Deposits and Renewals, which have recently begun, visit TQLstadium.com or the stadium's social properties on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram at @TQLStadium, or by calling the team's sales and service staff at 513-977-5425.
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