Atlanta United wins MLS Cup 2018, CHAMPIONS: This is an incredible moment for Atlanta United, they completed their dream by becoming a Champions of MLS Cup 2018, it is an epic journey of two years.
#ATLUTD won the final match against Portland Timbers with the final result score of 2-0 with the record crowd celebration at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The fans of Atlanta United have set a new record by putting more than 73 thousand at the venue for MLS Cup.
In 2002, when the New England Revolution played against the LA Galaxy at home with more than 61,000 attended, which is currently second in the record now.
Atlanta United won its first league championship in just its second season in existence.
Highlight: Josef Martinez and Franco Escobar provided the goals for their team. Martinez in the first half at 39 minutes and Escobar sealing the championship with a second half at the 54-minute.
MVP! MVP! MVP!
— Atlanta United FC (@ATLUTD) December 9, 2018
The MLS Cup was Martino’s final game as Atlanta United’s coach, as he is reportedly in line to take over as Mexico’s national team coach.