Urso makes his debut as a scorer, in the victory of Orlando | sports

ATLANTA (AP) – Brazil’s Júnior Urso scored his first MLS goal, Chris Mueller added another and Orlando City beat Atlanta United 3-1 on Saturday.

It was Orlando City’s second straight win and their first win over Atlanta in nine meetings.

Orlando thus climbed to fourth place in the Eastern Conference, with 14 points.

Urso, who is in his first MLS season at 31, scored with a header off a Mueller corner kick to open the scoring in the 13th minute.

Daryl Dike sent a pass, which passed two defenders and reached Benji Michel. Before the departure of goalkeeper Brad Guzan, Michel sent the ball rolled to Mueller, who scored with the outside of the shoe before an empty goal for 2-0 at 35.

Brooks Lennon scored with a header from the center of the area after a cross by Mexican Jürgen Damm for Atlanta (3-4-0) in the 83rd.

Urso stole the ball from Argentine Pity Martínez and sent the ball to Luís Almeida de Cunha for the last goal of the match at 86.

Atlanta is eighth in the East, with nine points.

In other games, the Philadelphia Union beat DC United 4-1 to extend their unbeaten streak to six games, while New York City FC beat the Chicago Fire 3-1.

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