GOLAZO: Josef Martinez secures a brace to double the lead

Though Josef Martinez may be stuck on the sidelines for now, he keeps winning hearts, minds and clicks.

Atlanta United’s star striker dominated the Week 29 AT&T Goal of the Week vote, his third such triumph in the past six weeks, with his clinically-taken left-footed strike vs. FC Cincinnati on Sept. 18.

That tally took Martinez’s season total to 26. The winner of last year’s Golden Boot presented by Audi with an all-time-MLS-record 31 goals, Josef was subsequently injured in Saturday’s 3-1 win over San Jose and could miss the rest of the regular season, leaving him a spectator as LAFC’s Carlos Vela – who notched his 30th goal of the season on Wednesday – bears down on that single-season scoring record.

Martinez dominated the Week 29 vote, garnering 78% of the ballots. The acrobatic bicycle kick by Colorado's Kei Kamara came in second at 12.26%, followed by New York Red Bulls defender Kyle Duncan at 4.77%, Houston’s Alberth Elis at 2.67% and Valentin Castellanos of New York City FC at 2.29%.

See the full field of GOTW contenders here.