Luciano Acosta

FC Cincinnati's Pat Noonan critical of Luciano Acosta suspension by MLS

COLUMBUS – FC Cincinnati head coach Pat Noonan had his say on Luciano Acosta's two-match suspension stemming from a red card in the club's July 9 match against New York Red Bulls.  Suffice it to say Noonan was displeased with the Major League Soccer Disciplinary Committee's decision to turn down the club's appeal of the two-match suspension tacked on to Acosta's one-match ban for the red card he received in the 1-1 draw with New York at TQL Stadium. ...
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Luciano Acosta awarded 2 match suspension after incident with referee

FC Cincinnati player Luciano Acosta has been issued a two-match suspension and fine for an undisclosed amount by the MLS Disciplinary Committee after “exhibiting aggressive behavior toward and making unwanted physical contact with a match official.”. The incident occurred in the 90th minute of FC Cincinnati’s match against the...
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FC Cincinnati: Luciano Acosta suspension upheld, to miss two additional matches

Update: Luciano Acosta was suspended a total of three matches for his conduct in Saturday's 1-1 draw with New York Red Bulls, and he'll have to serve all three games. After Acosta served the first match of the suspension for FC Cincinnati's Wednesday home match against Vancouver Whitecaps, the club learned Friday afternoon its appeal of the additional suspension was unsuccessful. ...

Luciano Acosta named 2022 MLS All-Star

FC Cincinnati midfielder Luciano Acosta has been named a 2022 MLS All-Star, Major League Soccer announced today. Acosta, the MLS leader in assists (10) and total goal contributions (16), was a coach’s selection for the 2022 MLS All-Star Roster by Adrian Heath, Head Coach of the All-Star team and Minnesota United FC, who will host the 2022 All-Star Game presented by Target on August 10.

FC Cincinnati: Luciano Acosta becomes the 1st MLS All-Star in club history

The latest chapter in a season of renewed strength and relevance for FC Cincinnati in Major League Soccer is the confirmation of Luciano Acosta the first MLS All-Star in club history. Acosta, 28, was named to his first MLS All-Star team for this season's 10-assist, six-goal contribution to a surprising FC Cincinnati turnaround that has the club battling for the playoffs.  ...

Luciano Acosta named MLS Player of the Month for June 2022

CINCINNATI – FC Cincinnati midfielder Luciano Acosta has been voted the Major League Soccer Player of the Month for June 2022. Acosta tied for the league lead with four goal contributions (one goal, three assists) in the month of June despite only playing in 137 minutes. On June 24 against Orlando City SC, he came off the bench and provided the game-winning assist, and in his 35 minutes of game action, he matched career-highs in shots (5) and shots on target (3).

Luciano Acosta, Brenner 'create magic' to bring FC Cincinnati a record success at TQL

After a three-week international break and getting locked up with health and safety protocol, midfielder Luciano Acosta has not been on the pitch with his team in quite some time. Friday night, however, it seemed as if the opposite was true. When the MVP candidate hustled out onto the pitch in the second half, substituting for defender John Nelson, his efforts were marked as phenomenal by both head coach Pat Noonan and his teammates from the get-go. ...

Luciano Acosta, Brenner combine to lift FC Cincinnati past Orlando City SC, 1-0

It was going to take something special to beat Orlando City SC goalkeeper Pedro Gallese, and Luciano Acosta obliged.  Gallese, the starter for Peru's senior men's national team and Orlando, was dominating Friday's match against FC Cincinnati at TQL Stadium. He stymied the hosts for more than two-thirds of the match until Acosta, a second half substitute, facilitated a breakthrough.  ...

Luciano Acosta admits regret over 'what could have been' at PSG

In January 2019, Luciano Acosta was riding the crest of a wave. The Argentine playmaker's combination with Wayne Rooney had just helped lift D.C. United off the floor of the Eastern Conference and right into the MLS Cup Playoffs, with Acosta ending the 2018 MLS regular-season with 10 goals and 15 assists in 33 appearances.

Luciano Acosta named to the MLS Team of the Week

FC Cincinnati captain Luciano Acosta has been named to the MLS Team of the Week for his performance in Week 9 against Toronto FC. Acosta was integral to the Orange and Blue’s victory on the road, setting up the set piece which led to Ian Murphy’s opening goal and then scoring one of his own, which ended up being the winner.