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Atlanta United falls 3-1 on penalties to Leones Negros in final preseason friendly

Atlanta United played Leones Negros to a 0-0 draw after 90 minutes Tuesday night at Estadio Jalisco in its final preseason match of 2020. Leones Negros won the penalty shootout 3-1. Photos of the match can be found here.

Leones Negroes converted its first penalty and Josef Martinez answered to score Atlanta’s only goal of the shootout. Brad Guzan made one save in the shootout, while Fernando Meza, Emerson Hyndman and Ezequiel Barco each had their attempts saved. Rafa Duran and Juan Valenzuela each converted their attempts for Leones Negros.

Defender Miles Robinson suffered a left leg injury and was replaced by George Campbell in the 24th minute.