16-year-old Bello scores, Atlanta United beats Revs 2-1
ATLANTA (AP) — Sixteen-year-old George Bello scored his first professional goal and Atlanta United stayed in front of the Supporters’ Shield race with a 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday.
Bello opened the scoring in the 17th minute, settling Leandro Gonzalez Pirez’s pass along the left wing and finishing with a low, hard left-footed shot. Bello became the sixth-youngest player to score an MLS goal at 16 years, 257 days.
Atlanta’s Miguel Almiron left in the 30th minute with an apparent leg injury.