MLS Classics: Atlanta United, Orlando City SC six-goal thriller at the Benz

Budding rivals engaging in a wild six-goal thriller in front of a then-MLS record crowd. That’s whats next on “MLS Classics” at 4 ET on Tuesday.

The scene was Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sept. 16, 2017 where 70,425 fans witnessed one of the early chapters of the Southeast rivalry between Atlanta United and Orlando City SC.

And like so many chapters, Josef Martinez played a starring role. The Venezuelan poacher struck for a hat trick — his second of the week and third of that season — to negate Dom Dwyer’s brace for the visitors.

Before settling down for the fireworks, take a look back at both teams starting XIs that night. And you can check out the full catalog of “MLS Classics” as well.




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