Martínez scores 100th MLS goal to help Atlanta beat Miami
ATLANTA -- Josef Martínez scored on a penalty kick in the 78th minute for his 100th MLS goal and Atlanta United beat Inter Miami 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Atlanta (10-8-9) has won four of its last five games. Miami fell to 9-12-5.
Martínez became the fifth player in MLS history to score his first 100 goals, in all competitions, with one club. He joined Bradley Wright-Phillips (New York Red Bulls), Taylor Twellman (New England Revolution), Robbie Keane (L.A. Galaxy) and Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers).
Martínez did a stutter step on the penalty kick to get goalkeeper Nick Marsman diving the wrong way. The kick was awarded after Leandro González Pirez was called for a hand ball in the box.
Atlanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan did not need to make a save for his eighth shutout of the season.
RAPIDS 3, AUSTIN FC 0
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- William Yarbrough set a Colorado team record with his 11th shutout of the season and the Rapids beat Austin FC.
Yarbrough broke a tie with Joe Cannon (2004) and Clint Irwin (2013).
Colorado (13-4-9) extended its undefeated streak to 12 games. Expansion Austin (6-17-4) has lost six of its last seven games.
Jonathan Lewis scored in first-half stoppage time, and Nicolás Mezquida and Auston Trusty scored 13 minutes apart early in the second half.
REAL SALT LAKE 2, GALAXY 1
SANDY, Utah -- Anderson Julio scored on a breakaway in the 95th minute to lift Real Salt Lake past Los Angeles.
Salt Lake (11-10-6) has won three of its last four games. Los Angeles (11-11-5) had its winless run extended to eight matches.
Julio got a touch on Damir Kreilach's long pass to get away from two defenders and he volleyed it inside the far post, past a diving Jonathan Bond. Kreilach opened the scoring for Salt Lake in the 45th minute. Chicharito scored for the Galaxy in the 76th.
REVOLUTION 4, MONTREAL 1
MONTREAL -- DeJuan Jones, Adam Buksa, Gustavo Bou scored in MLS-leading New England's victory over Montreal.
New England (20-4-5) also scored on Rudy Camacho's own goal.
Joaquin Torres scored for Montreal (10-10-7).
ORLANDO CITY 2, NASHVILLE 2, TIE
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Orlando City picked up an own goal off a corner kick in extra time in the draw with Nashville.
Orlando City (10-8-9) cut it to 2-1 on Daryl Dike's penalty kick in the 76th minute.
Hany Mukhtar opened the scoring for Nashville (11-3-13) on a rebound off his penalty kick in the 11th minute, and Randall Leal scored in the 59th.
SPORTING KANSAS CITY 3, FC DALLAS 1
FRISCO, Texas -- Dániel Sallói had two goals to push his season total to 15, Johnny Russell scored on a penalty kick and Sporting Kansas City beat 10-man FC Dallas.
Kansas City (14-6-7) has won three of its past four games as it chases the top spot in the Western Conference. Dallas (6-13-9) lost its third straight game.
U.S. national team player Ricardo Pepi scored for Dallas.
UNION 1, RED BULLS 1, TIE
HARRISON, N.J. -- Omir Fernandez scored his third goal in four games and New York tied Philadelphia.
New York (11-8-7) extended its undefeated streak to four games.
Sergio Santos scored for Philadelphia (10-7-9).
D.C. UNITED 3, MINNESOTA UNITED 1
WASHINGTON -- Junior Moreno scored his first goal for D.C. United with five minutes left to seal the victory over Minnesota.
Ola Kamara and Julian Gressel also scored for D.C. United (12-11-4).
Bakaye Dibassy scored for Minnesota (10-9-7).
FIRE 2, NEW YORK CITY FC 0
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Robert Beric and Federico Navarro scored and Chicago beat New York City for its first victory in a month.
Gabriel Slonina, 17, made two saves for his first win, second straight shutout and third in five starts for Chicago (7-15-6). New York City dropped to 11-10-6.
The game was played at SeatGeek Stadium, the Fire's home from 2006-19, because the NFL's Chicago Bears are playing Sunday at Soldier Field.
TORONTO FC 3, CINCINNATI 2
TORONTO -- Canadian winger Jacob Shaffelburg had a goal and two assists in a 17-minute span in the second half to help Toronto FC beat Cincinnati.
Ifunanyachi Achara and Mark Delgado also scored for Toronto (5-15-7) in front of a crowd of only 5,110 fans at BMO Field.
Ronald Matarrita and Luciano Acosta scored for Cincinnati (4-14-8).
WHITECAPS 0, DYNAMO 0, TIE
HOUSTON -- Maxime Crepeau made four saves for Vancouver in the Whitecaps' tie with Houston.
Vancouver (8-8-10) picked up a critical point in its bid to make the playoffs. Michael Nelson had his second shutout for Houston (5-11-12), making one save.