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Martinez scores twice, Atlanta shuts out Cincinnati 2-0

Sep. 18, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Josef Martinez scored two goals six-minutes apart in the second half to help Atlanta United FC secure a 2-0 win over FC Cincinnati Wednesday night. Martinez gave Atlanta (16-11-3) the lead in the 59th minute on a shot 12 yards out from the center of the box, assisted by Gonzalo Pity...

Columbus Crew take down Atlanta United 3-1

Sep. 14, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Gyasi Zardes and Luis Diaz scored and the Columbus Crew secured a 3-1 win over Atlanta United Saturday. Josef Martinez gave Atlanta United (15-11-3) a 1-0 lead in the 19th minute with a shot 9 yards out from the center of the box, assisted by Gonzalo Pity Martinez. It was Josef Martinez's...

Philly beats Atlanta, moves into 1st in Eastern Conference

Aug. 31, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko and Sergio Santos assisted each other on late goals as the Philadelphia Union beat Atlanta United 3-1 Saturday night to move into first place in the Eastern Conference. The Union (15-8-6) and Atlanta United (15-10-3) entered the game tied in points atop the conference...

3's the charm: Atlanta United adds to its trophy haul

Aug. 28, 2019 4:27 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The players whooped it up. The champagne flowed. In the midst of it all, another trophy sat in the middle of the locker room. When Atlanta United began play just three seasons ago, this is exactly what they had in mind. Winning championships. Lots of them. "The biggest clubs in the world win...

Make it 3: Atlanta wins another title, capturing US Open Cup

Aug. 27, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — They climbed atop podium in the center of the field, hoisted a trophy above their heads, and began bouncing up and down with feverish passion. For Atlanta United, celebrating never gets old — though it is becoming routine. Atlanta claimed its third title in less than nine months,...

Martínez scores in an MLS-record 12th straight appearance

Aug. 23, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Josef Martínez scored in an MLS-record 12th consecutive appearance, and Atlanta United beat Orlando City 1-0 on Friday night for its sixth straight victory. Atlanta (15-9-3) has won five straight games in the series, and hasn't lost in eight all-time meetings. Orlando (9-12-7) had...

Martinez scores again as Atlanta beats Portland 2-0

Aug. 19, 2019 1:30 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Josef Martinez extended his MLS-record scoring streak to 11 games, helping Atlanta United beat the Portland Timbers 2-0 on Sunday night. Atlanta (14-9-3) has won three straight and five of its last six games. United moved atop the Eastern Conference standings, even on points with...

Atlanta United coach de Boer regrets choice of words

Aug. 15, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United coach Frank de Boer said he regrets his choice of words — one word, especially — in a British newspaper interview about gender equity in soccer and stressed that he's a big supporter of the women's game. De Boer faced backlash before Wednesday's Campeones Cup...

Atlanta United beats Club América 3-2 for Campeones Cup

Aug. 14, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — As confetti flew all around, Atlanta United's players bounced up and down in the middle of the field, celebrating with the same passion they showed last December. No, it wasn't as significant as winning the MLS Cup. But in some ways, this felt even more satisfying. Atlanta scored a victory...

Quintero scores 8th goal of season, Minnesota beats Rapids

Aug. 14, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Darwin Quintero scored his eighth goal of the season, Vito Mannone had his ninth shutout and Minnesota United beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Wednesday night. Minnesota (12-8-5) set a club record for wins in a season. The Loons had 10 victories in their inaugural campaign in 2017 and...