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Atlanta United lets another late two-goal lead slip away against the Philadelphia Union

SOCCER: JUN 20 MLS - Philadelphia Union at Atlanta United FC Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

“This time will be different,” we all thought as Anton Walkes headed home Atlanta United’s second goal against the Philadelphia Union at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Sunday to give the Five Stripes a two-goal lead.

And then, like 30 seconds later it seemed, the ball was in the back of Brad Guzan’s net. Minutes later Jakob Glesnes 30-yard rocket off the underside of the bar sealed the deal to make it official: Atlanta United let go of a two-goal cushion in the final ten minutes of a game for the second consecutive match. Honestly, what the hell.

Anyway we did a podcast about all of it and you can listen to it here.

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