Moreno, Martínez rating, Atlanta United beats DC United 2-1


WASHINGTON (AP) — Marcelino Moreno had a objective and an help, Josef Martínez scored his seventh objective of the season and Atlanta United beat D.C. United 2-1 on Saturday night time.

Brad Guzan had six saves for Atlanta (6-6-9), together with a diving deflection within the 86th minute.

Moreno, transferring to the best from about 4 yards exterior the penalty field, bent a sluggish curler by a pair of defenders and simply contained in the far publish to make it 2-1 within the 82nd minute.

Martínez, who has scored in every of the final 4 video games, slipped behind the protection and ran onto a by ball performed Moreno, shielding off together with his bottom defender Antonio Alfaro earlier than falling as he rolled a proper footer into the nook of the web within the twenty fifth minute.

Yordy Reyna lofted a free kick from close to the left sideline that slid beneath the crossbar, simply out of the attain of a leaping Guzan, for D.C. United (8-10-3).

Atlanta United has gained 4 straight after profitable simply twice in its first 17 matches this season, together with a club-record 12-game winless run.

D.C. has misplaced three in a row following a five-game unbeaten streak and had its four-game dwelling win streak snapped.


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