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Barlow, short-handed Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 1-0

May. 19, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tom Barlow scored his first MLS goal to help the short-handed New York Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 1-0 on Sunday night and snap Atlanta's MLS-record streak of five consecutive shutouts. Atlanta United (6-4-2), which had 66.9% possession and outshot the Red Bulls 12-6, conceded its...

Martinez scores to lead Atlanta United past Vancouver 1-0

May. 16, 2019 1:51 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Josef Martinez scored in the 29th minute and Atlanta United won its fifth straight game by shutout, beating the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 Wednesday night. Atlanta (6-3-2) snapped the Whitecaps' (3-6-3) two-game winning streak. Atlanta keeper Brad Guzan had two saves and...

Martínez, Atlanta United beat Orlando City, win 4th in a row

May. 12, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Gonzalo Martínez scored his first MLS goal and Brad Guzan had four saves to help Atlanta United beat Orlando City 1-0 on Sunday. Atlanta (5-3-2) has won four in a row — all by shutout — and five of its last six. Héctor Villalba, on the left side of the area, dropped...

After shaky start in Atlanta, de Boer turns things around

May. 9, 2019 2:40 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — For his first few months at Atlanta United, Frank de Boer seemed headed toward another short coaching stint. A possible strike three, to borrow a metaphor from another sport. Then, in just a couple of weeks, it all turned around. With three straight victories, Atlanta finally resembles the...

Villalba, Gressel score to lead Atlanta past Toronto 2-0

May. 8, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United is starting to resemble the team that won the MLS Cup five months ago. Hector Villalba and Julian Gressel scored to lead resurgent Atlanta to its third victory in a row, 2-0 over Toronto FC in a matchup of the last two MLS Cup champions Wednesday night. After a sluggish start...

Martinez, Barco help Atlanta United beat Sporting KC 3-0

May. 5, 2019 11:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Josef Martinez scored twice, Ezequiel Barco added a goal and an assist and Atlanta United beat Sporting Kansas City 3-0 on Sunday night. Martinez, the MLS MVP last year after breaking the MLS season record with 31 goals, had just two goals coming into the game. He opened the...

Atlanta United loses Ezequiel Barco to FIFA U-20 World Cup

May. 3, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Already struggling in the early part of the season, defending MLS champion Atlanta United will be without its top goal scorer for about a month. Midfielder Ezequiel Barco has been called up to play for his native Argentina in the FIFA U-20 World Cup. He will leave United after Sunday's game...

Gressel lifts Atlanta United over Rapids 1-0

Apr. 27, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Julian Gressel scored in the 74th minute and Atlanta United beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday night for the defending MLS Cup champion's first home victory of the season. Darlington Nagbe set up the goal for Atlanta (2-3-2), stealing a pass deep in Rapids territory and driving up the...

Ferreira, Gonzalez help FC Dallas beat Atlanta United 2-1

Apr. 20, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jesús Ferreira scored for the third time in four games and Jesse Gonzalez had seven saves in FC Dallas' 2-0 victory over Atlanta United 2-0 on Saturday. Ferreira, an 18-year-old homegrown, opened the scoring in the sixth minute. Michael Barrios shook a defender at midfield and raced...

Ezequiel Barco leads Atlanta United over Revs 2-0

Apr. 13, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Ezequiel Barco scored in each half and defending MLS Cup champion Atlanta United won for the first time this season, beating the New England Revolution 2-0 on Saturday night. Hector Villalba dribbled from the left channel into the penalty area and fed it back to Barco for the...