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 By Jason Davis

Portland's playoff hopes; LA, FCD in Shield battle; Toronto clinging to first

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno breaks down the best in MLS, including a top-class free kick and an accidental back-heel goal.

With the playoff picture starting to take shape, it's crunch time for teams hoping to sneak in and those looking to secure top seeds. Jason Davis takes a look around the league in the Week 30 edition of MLS W2W4.

Portland could miss postseason

There's no other way to say it: The Portland Timbers are a desperate team. Thanks to a feast-or-famine run of form (Portland is 4-4-0 in their last five matches), an inability to win on the road (the Timbers are the only team in the league without a single...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

MLS Talking Points: Which manager would you most like to see in MLS?

Atlanta United officials heap praise on Gerardo Martino as he is introduced as the first manager in team history.

In the wake of Atlanta United naming Gerardo Martino as their manager for 2017, ESPN FC asked Jeff Carlisle, Doug McIntyre and Jason Davis which coaches they'd like to see in North America's top flight.

Marcelo Bielsa

Every league needs a bit of loco, so why not bring "El Loco" -- better known as Marcelo Bielsa -- to MLS? After all, one of Bielsa's proteges, Gerardo Martino, is already in the league, having been officially introduced as Atlanta United's first manager Tuesday. And the prospect...

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Gerardo Martino: Atlanta United is a very important challenge

Atlanta United officials heap praise on Gerardo Martino as he is introduced as the first manager in team history.
Gerardo "Tata" Martino reacts to his appointment as the first-ever head coach of Atlanta United FC.
ESPN FC's Brian McBride reacts to former Argentina national coach Gerardo Martino being named the Atlanta United manager.

Major League Soccer expansion team Atlanta United unveiled its first coach on Thursday as former Argentina and Barcelona manager Gerardo Martino said he was excited to try something new.

Martino, who has been out of work since resigning as Argentina's manager following the 2016 Copa America Centenario earlier this summer, was named to coach the expansion side earlier this week.

"I was interested in the ideas of the team and the proposal was so unique and different from anything else I could have...