Atlanta United's supporters in Houston for Saturday's season-opening game. (Atlanta United)

Houston 4, Atlanta United 0: By the numbers

Penalty kick missed by Miguel Almiron. It came in the 49th minute.

Debuts for Atlanta United players in the starting 11: Franco Escobar and Darlington Nagbe.

Goals scored off corner kicks by Houston in the first half. They led the league with 17 set-piece goals last season.

Yellow cards given to Atlanta United’s players in the first half. Leandro Gonzalez Pirez, Chris McCann and Julian Gressel were punished.

Goals scored in the first half by Houston. No team scored more than three goals in a game against Atlanta United last season.

11

Shots inside the penalty box for Houston.

13

Shots  by each team. Houston put 10 on goal to Atlanta United’s 2.

20

Crosses by Atlanta United. Houston’s starting centerbacks are 6-0 and 6-3 and the goalkeeper was 6-3. Josef Martinez is 5-7.

55.8

Percent of the duels were won by Houston.

59.1

Percent of the possession was controlled by Atlanta United.

20,377

Announced attendance for the game at BBVA Compass Stadium.

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