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Mukhtar’s goals rally Nashville to 2-2 draw with Atlanta

May. 29, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored two late goals to help Nashville rally for a 2-2 draw with Atlanta United on Saturday. Mukhtar closed the deficit with a left-footed shot into the right corner in the 80th minute and tied it on a right-footed putback into the left...

Inter Miami fined $2 million following Matuidi inquiry

May. 28, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

Major League Soccer has fined Inter Miami $2 million and imposed other sanctions following its investigation into the 2020 signing of French international Blaise Matuidi. The league's investigation determined Miami violated roster designation rules for Matuidi and Andrés...

Martínez scores on late PK, Atlanta United ties Sounders 1-1

May. 23, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Josef Martínez converted a penalty kick in the 86th minute to help Atlanta United tie the Seattle Sounders 1-1 on Sunday. Atlanta (2-1-3), which had won back-to-back games and is unbeaten in three straight, had 63% possession and snapped the Sounders'...

Atlanta United mutually terminates contract with López

May. 18, 2021 20:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United has mutually agreed to terminate the contract of 38-year-old striker Lisandro López after the death of his father. Lopez returned home to Argentina after his father's death and is reportedly contemplating retirement. He played just four...

Moreno scores in stoppage time, Atlanta beats Montreal 1-0

May. 15, 2021 21:28 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcelino Moreno scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to give Atlanta United a 1-0 victory over Montreal on Saturday night. George Bello sent it ahead to Jake Mulraney, who crossed it to Moreno in the middle of the 18-yard box. Moreno’s header...

Martínez's first goal since 2019 helps Atlanta tie Miami 1-1

May. 09, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Josef Martínez made his first start of the season and scored his first MLS goal since the 2019 season and Atlanta United played Inter Miami to a 1-1 tie on Sunday. Martinez who scored 77 goals in his first three MLS seasons — including a...

Philadelphia prevails 4-1 over Atlanta in Champions League

May. 04, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Santiago Sosa scored for Atlanta in Tuesday's second leg, but the Philadelphia Union prevailed 4-1 on aggregate to advance to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Champions League. Philadelphia had a 3-0 advantage following the first leg of the...

Gil has a goal, assist as Revs beat Atlanta United 2-1

May. 01, 2021 21:26 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Carles Gil had an assist and scored his first regular season goal since 2019 to help the New England Revolution beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Saturday night. Gil, after VAR review, converted from the penalty spot in the 53rd minute to give New...

The Latest: Atlanta Motor Speedway to allow full capacity

Apr. 30, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Atlanta Motor Speedway will open its grandstands to full capacity for the July NASCAR weekend. Following the lead of other major sports...

The Latest: Atlanta to allow full capacity at 2 stadiums

Apr. 28, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Atlanta’s two biggest outdoor pro sports stadiums will both allow 100% capacity at events beginning next month. The Braves said they will...