ATLANTA (AP) — Gonzalo Martínez had a purpose and an lend a hand within the final mins to lend a hand Atlanta United beat D.C. United 2-Zero on Sunday.
Brad Guzan had 3 saves for his MLS-leading 10th shutout this season.
Atlanta (11-Eight-Three) managed the motion all through — completing with 71.four% ownership and outshooting D.C. United 18-7 — and after all broke thru as time waned. Darlington Nagbe lofted a go that Martínez headed house from point-blank vary to open the scoring within the 89th minute. Josef Martínez slipped in the back of the protection, ran onto an extended ball from Gonzalo Martínez flipped it over the pinnacle of charging goalkeeper Invoice Hamid and into the web in the second one minute of stoppage time.
D.C. (Nine-6-Eight), which has only one win its remaining 5 video games, fell into 3rd within the Jap Convention standings, one level in the back of Atlanta (36) and 4 again of Philadelphia.
Josef Martínez chipped a penalty kick over the crossbar within the 72nd minute. It used to be simply the second one occasions in 17 tries in MLS that he did not convert from the spot.
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