Southern Fried Soccer: Atlanta United advances in MLS playoffs

Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron is covered up by teammates after scoring his team’s second goal of the night on a penalty kick for a 2-0 lead over New York City during the first half in their MLS Eastern Conference Semifinal playoff match on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Atlanta.  Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

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Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron is covered up by teammates after scoring his team’s second goal of the night on a penalty kick for a 2-0 lead over New York City during the first half in their MLS Eastern Conference Semifinal playoff match on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com