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Around the Forest: Josef Martinez blows by MLS single season scoring record

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MLS: Atlanta United FC at Orlando City SC Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports


MLS Power Rankings: Portland Timbers in free fall, Josef Martinez stars again for Atlanta
Josef Martínez inspires Atlanta United again, while the Timbers are in a free fall and Real Salt Lake gets a big boost.

Giovanni Savarese keeps meeting his moment, can he do it again in Portland? |

Schedule challenge turns into full points as Thorns stay within reach of second place | Portland Timbers

Major League Soccer

Josef Martinez breaks MLS single-season goal scoring record - Dirty South Soccer
The new MLS goal king.

Sebastian Giovinco says player hurt every game on Toronto FC's pitch
Toronto FC star Sebastian Giovinco criticized the surface at his club's BMO Field after Saturday's game, saying a player is injured every game.

Report: Dijon, Belgian club pursuing LAFC’s Laurent Ciman - Angels on Parade
Bob Bradley also speaks about the reports concerning his captain.

Anatomy of a Goal: RSL capitalize on Colorado napping | MatchDay Central |

Watch all six RSL goals in 6-0 win over Colorado - RSL Soapbox
Oh, and the red cards. Also the red cards.

Zlatan Ibrahimović speaks after LA Galaxy draw with LAFC: "We are much better than them” - YouTube

NYCFC to host focus group regarding soccer-specific stadium - Hudson River Blue
The club will be gathering feedback from select fans regarding an NY-based stadium

Seattle Sounders looking for ways to get Raui Ruidiaz more involved |

Is Julian Gressel Atlanta United’s best option at right back? - Dirty South Soccer
Gressel had one of his most impressive performances of the season Friday night in Orlando

Our City: Are Toronto FC’s History of Struggles the Best Teacher for Orlando City? Major League Soccer - The Mane Land
While Atlanta United, LAFC, and NYCFC redefine expansion success, where can struggling Orlando City look for a historic lesson in its attempt to turn this mess around?

Wayne Rooney and Andres Iniesta shining at DC United and Vissel Kobe shows where Chinese Super League needs to look | South China Morning Post
The temples are greyed and the hairlines are as distant as their debuts for Europe’s elite but Wayne Rooney and Andres Iniesta have shown no signs of slowing down since heading off into the sunset....

United States

Watch: DeAndre Yedlin assists on equalizer, scores deciding own-goal - Sounder At Heart
Newcastle right back had the game-tying assist ... and the game-deciding own-goal.


Washington Spirit set club record attendance mark at Audi Field, but fall 1-0 to Portland Thorns FC - Black And Red United
The Portland Thorns were the better team from start to finish on Saturday, spoiling the Spirit’s Audi Field debut.


Liverpool in good shape if Klopp is playing down form; Jean Michael Seri proves his worth at Fulham
You can tell things are good for Liverpool because Jurgen Klopp is cautious. Jean Michael Seri proved why it was a coup for Fulham to sign him.

Can Chelsea win Premier League title with Álvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud up top? | ESPN FC - YouTube

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action | Football | The Guardian
Arsenal’s defence requires urgent attention; Bournemouth cannot keep relying on their powers of recovery; Wolves’ Rui Patricio has produced an early contender for save of the season

The Four Best Things About ‘All or Nothing: Manchester City’ - The Ringer
Amazon’s new series about City’s record-breaking 2017-18 season is totally biased—and incredibly entertaining