2019 SeasonAll times ET
Franco Escobar scored in the 70th minute and Brad Guzan made six saves as Atlanta United started defense of the MLS Cup title with a 1-0 victory.
The MLS Cup playoffs kick off Saturday, with six Round 1 matches getting things underway. We break down each contest and make our predictions.
Atlanta United boss Frank de Boer says it's up to striker Josef Martinez whether he returns from a right leg injury against New England on Sunday.
Ezequiel Barco left Argentina at 18, but struggled to adapt to life in MLS. Now he's grown into Atlanta's best bet to repeat as MLS Cup champions.
Mexico manager Tata Martino: 'At some point MLS will have the same relevance as NBA, it's a great spectacle.'
Montreal's Bojan Krkic scored the tying goal in the 81st minute as the Impact held on to earn a 1-1 draw with visiting Atlanta United on Sunday.
Atlanta United striker Josef Martinez said he will not play for Venezuela's national team as long as Rafael Dudamel is the coach.
Alexandru Mitrita recorded a hat trick over a 21-minute span of the first half, and Eastern Conference-leading NYCFC beat Atlanta United.
Atlanta United captain Michael Parkhurst will retire after the season, ending a 15-year career in which he was one of the top defenders in MLS.
Josef Martinez is expected to be sidelined at least one match with a knee and ankle injury he suffered on Saturday, according to his coach.
Atlanta United leading scorer Josef Martinez was stretchered off with a leg injury in a 3-1 defeat of the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.
Josef Martinez scored twice to extend his MLS-record goal-scoring streak to 15 games as visiting Atlanta United defeated FC Cincinnati 2-0.
Edson Alvarez was unhappy with Ajax youth coach and club legend Ronald de Boer's comments about the 21-year-old lacking the creativity.
The Columbus Crew rallied on second-half goals by Gyasi Zardes and Luis Diaz and added a late own goal to defeat Atlanta United 3-1 on Saturday.
Defending MLS Cup champion Atlanta United can clinch a playoff spot with a home win against the desperate Columbus Crew on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz
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