Josef Martinez

Atlanta United FC forward Josef Martinez
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Mike Conti
October 30, 2018 - 10:07 am
TORONTO — The symmetry with which Atlanta United began and ended its 2018 regular season is striking. In Toronto Sunday, Atlanta United ended the year in the same manner in which it began: giving up four goals on the road to a non-playoff team. One could argue they looked just as bad in Toronto as...
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Atlanta United FC defender Franco Escobar
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October 28, 2018 - 7:04 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Lucas Jansson scored twice and Toronto FC spoiled Atlanta United's Supporters' Shield bid, winning 4-1 on Sunday in the regular-season finale. Atlanta (21-7-6) arrived at BMO Field with a one-point edge over New York in the MLS overall standings, but the Red Bulls beat visiting...
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Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco
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Mike Conti
October 08, 2018 - 9:07 am
Atlanta United's 2-1 victory over New England Revolution Saturday gave the Five Stripes added control of the Supporters' Shield race, but it came at an extremely heavy price. With Miguel Almiron suffering a left leg injury of unknown severity in the first half, Atlanta United now faces the prospect...
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Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez
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Mike Conti
September 20, 2018 - 4:20 pm
It’s time to bust out an old, tired sports cliche: “Championship teams find ways to win when they play at their worst.” Since I’m struggling to come up with superlatives after a delirious second half comeback in San Jose Wednesday night, I’ll just lean on the cliche. Atlanta United probably didn’t...
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 Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez
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September 20, 2018 - 1:51 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Josef Martinez scored his second goal of the game in stoppage time and Supporters' Shield leader Atlanta United rallied to beat the San Jose Earthquakes 4-3 on Wednesday night, spoiling the debut of interim coach Steve Ralston. The game changed on a video replay midway...
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Jeff Benedict
September 12, 2018 - 12:13 am
Jarrett Smith joined Jeff Benedict and discussed the possibility that Argentina might steal Tata Martino away from Atlanta United. “He has a pretty good relationship with the people in charge, so it's very conceivable that he could want to go coach the national team one more time for another round...
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Dukes & Bell
September 05, 2018 - 4:26 pm
5 Stripes Preview with Mike Conti – The Voice of Atlanta United Mike Conti joins Dukes and Bell to talk about the latest with the 5 Stripes. Conti on United after a loss, “ The 5 Stripes are 9-0-1 after they have dropped points. They are an extremely resilient team.” Conti on Josef Martinez, “They...
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Wendy Adams
August 29, 2018 - 12:25 pm
Atlanta United is back in action this weekend in a road match against D.C. United on Sunday. Leading MLS with 54-points, the club needs only three-points to clinch a playoff spot. Team Captain and defender Michael Parkhurst joined John and Hugh on Wednesday to talk about the highly anticipated...
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Jeff Benedict
August 29, 2018 - 12:52 am
Jarrett Smith, from SoccerDownHere, joined Jeff Benedict Tuesday and discussed Josef Martinez's record-scoring goal against Orlando, how United did Orlando dirty, and if Orlando is the United's true rival. Smith also talked about the goal that United gave up to Orlando on Friday. "Brad Guzan may...
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Wendy Adams
August 27, 2018 - 10:41 am
It was a record-setting night for Atlanta United's Josef Martinez on Friday night. The striker notched his 28th goal, breaking the MLS single-season goal record. One for the record books. #28 on the season for @JosefMartinez17 https://t.co/d7VJ3ngSYP — Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) August 25, 2018...
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