Atlanta’s Martinez units MLS report with 6th career hat trick

ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martinez set an MLS document together with his 6th career hat trick, and Atlanta United rallied to conquer D.C. United 3-1 on Saturday.

Martinez has a league-leading 22 desires in 22 appearances this season. With 12 recreations left, he is on tempo to break the MLS season document of 27 held through Roy Lassiter, Chris Wondolowski, and Bradley Wright-Phillips.

Martinez tied it at 1 for Atlanta (thirteen-four-5) within the 30th minute, beating goalkeeper David Ousted to Hector Villalba’s move and completing with a header. Martinez headed home the deflection off Andrew Carleton’s go within the 54th minute, then rounded Ousted on a breakaway for an open-internet finish in the 73rd.

Zoltan Stieber scored for D.C. United (3-8-five) within the eighth minute.


SEATTLE (AP) — Nicolas Lodeiro scored twice in the first half of Seattle’s victory over Vancouver.

Seattle (five-nine-five) extended its season-high unbeaten streak to four games (2-0-2). Vancouver (7-nine-5) lost for the fourth time in 5 games.

Lodeiro opened the scoring inside the 5th minute when he transformed a penalty kick for the second one directly sport. This one after defender Doneil Henry turned into known for handball in the container. Lodeiro made it 2-zero inside the 31st, curling in a 25-yard shot from the left of the arc.

Vancouver performed a person down after midfielder Efrain Juarez was ejected inside the 77th minute. He was issued a yellow for a hard address, then moments later, a straight red for contact with the referee.


CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic had an intention and an assist, and Los Angeles beat Philadelphia for its third instant victory.

Ibrahimovic one-timed Romain Alessandrini’s bypass into the proper corner to make it 2-1 within the 63rd minute. Michael Ciani added every other for the Galaxy (9-7-four) in the 82nd minute, along with his first intention of the season. Alessandrini assisted at the play.

Ola Kamara tied it at 1 in the 48th minute, finishing Ibrahimovic’s thru-ball with a chip over outstretched goalkeeper Andre Blake. It becomes Kamara’s 8th intention of the season.

C.J. Sapong opened the scoring for the Union (7-10-3) in the twenty-ninth minute.


BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Jonathan Osorio broke a tie within the sixty-fifth minute, and Toronto FC held on to beat Chicago.

Osorio helped Toronto FC (five-eleven-4) regain the lead it gave away 3 minutes in advance, effortlessly tucking it domestically after goalkeeper Richard Sanchez misplayed Marco Delgado’s via ball.

Nemanja Nikolic tied it at 1 for the Fire (6-eleven-five) in the 62nd minute. Raheem Edwards flicked Aleksandar Katai’s free chill across purpose, and Nikolic headed it home from near range.

Sebastian Giovinco settled Michael Bradley’s long ball and dribbled to the center of the area where he powered domestic a right-footed finish inside the 47th minute.


HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Daniel Royer and Bradley Wright-Phillips scored to assist New York beat New England.

Royer tapped in Marc Szatkowski’s free-kick from near the corner to open the scoring within the 69th minute. Wright-Phillips linked on a header in the eightieth for his 99th MLS goal.

The Red Bulls (12-five-2) have won 5 of their remaining six. New England (7-7-7) has misplaced three in a row.


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Will Trapp scored in stoppage time to lift Columbus past Orlando City.

Trapp scored on a deep blast for his first goal of the season and second in his MLS profession.

Gyasi Zardes scored two times for Columbus (9-7-6) in the sport behind schedule forty-one minutes on the beginning due to an awful climate. Sacha Kljestan and Stefano Pinho scored for Orlando (7-12-1).


HOUSTON (AP) — FC Dallas and Houston every scored early goals within the draw.

Matt Hedges positioned Dallas (eleven-3-6) beforehand 47 seconds into the game along with his first aim of the season, changing a header off a move from Santiago Mosquera. Houston (7-6-6) tied it inside the eight on Mauro Manotas’ tenth purpose of the season. He scored on a header off Romell Quito’s move.


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) —Diego Valeri scored the lone 2nd-1/2 purpose, and Portland prolonged its MLS unbeaten streak to 13 games.

Saphir Taider and Matteo Mancosu scored for Montreal inside the first 1/2. Portland’s Samuel Armenteros had his 7th goal in nine video games.

It becomes Impact’s first tie in 22 video games this season. Coming into the suit, Montreal (9-12-1) became the best MLS team without a relationship in 2018.

Trailing 2-1 at halftime, Portland (eight-3-7) became up to the stress, outshooting the Impact 12-three during the second half. Valeri broke through at some stage in the sixty-fourth minute, scoring on a short header off a rebounded shot.


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dillon Serna’s intention within the 88th minute lifted Colorado to a draw with Real Salt Lake.

Serna entered the sport on the 85th minute and changed Kortne Ford. Shortly after that, Colorado’s Edgar Castillo put together a run at the left facet, weaved via Salt Lake defenders, and fired a shot stored by way of Nick Rimando. Serna endured his run and, from a problematic attitude at left, were given the rebound beyond Rimando.

Damir Kreilach scored in the 11th minute for Salt Lake (9-9-3) on a lunging header off a pass from Joao Plata. Six minutes later, Plata made it a 2-0 contest and shot off a go from Jefferson Savarino.

Colorado (4-eleven-five) regrouped, and Jack McBean scored on a penalty kick to make it 2-1 within the thirty third.