• Pity Martinez misses PK, Atlanta falls to Toronto

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    TORONTO - Atlanta forward Pity Martinez missed a penalty kick moments in extra time after Toronto FC's Alejandro Polzuelo converted one, giving the Reds a 3-2 victory over United on Wednesday night.

    Toronto defender Richie Laryea was brought down in the box for a penalty kick, setting up Polzuelo's second goal of the game.

    Martinez was awarded his second penalty kick of the game when video review showed a hand ball inside the box from defender Nick DeLeon.


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    Tsubasa Endoh scored in the first minute for Toronto (6-7-4).

    Martinez tied it in the 17th on his first penalty kick, and Julian Gressel gave United (8-6-2) the lead in the 22nd. Pozuelo tied it at 2 in the 27th.

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