Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez set the MLS single-season record for goals when he scored in the first half of Sunday’s MLS playoff game against New York Red Bulls at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
The goal was his 34th this season. The previous was 33, set by Roy Lassiter in 1996. ESPN first tweeted about the record.
Martinez set the MLS regular-season record with 31 goals.
34: Josef Martínez, 2018
33: Roy Lassiter, 1996
32: Carlos Ruiz, 2002
31: Bradley Wright-Phillips, 2014
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