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Atlanta wins first title in club history in Major League Soccer

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Atlanta has Saturday in the American Major League Soccer (MLS), the first title in its history been conquered. The team of coach Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino took it for more than 70,000 fans in the Mercedes Benz Stadium in the final of the play-offs with a 2-0 Portland.

The Venezolaan Josef Martinez (39.), recently voted the best MLS player of the season, opened just before the mid-score. After the coffee drew Franco Escobar (54.) for the 2-0, the final.

“We have the title bite, but also the way in which we conquered was attractive,” responded Martino, who previously Barcelona and the Argentine national team coached and get back all his departure from Atlanta had been announced. “That is in my eyes the most important. There is no better way for the club to leave.”

Atlanta was after the regular season in second place finishes in the Eastern Conference. Portland finished in the west as the fifth. Since Atlanta is better performed in the regular season, was the club host for the final.

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