Araujo scores as Atlanta United defeats Inter Miami 2-0

Inter Miami head coach Phil Neville reacts during their match against the D.C. United at DRV PNK Stadium on May 29, 2021 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images) (Cliff Hawkins, 2021 Getty Images)

ATLANTA – Luiz Araujo scored for the home side as Atlanta United earned a 2-0 victory over Inter Miami.

Rocco Rios Novo stopped all three shots he faced to earn the clean sheet for Atlanta.

Following the victory, United is now 5-5-4.

The loss snapped a four match unbeaten streak for Miami.

Inter Miami, which has fighting to get into a playoff position in the MLS’ Eastern Conference following an abysmal start to the season, fell to 5-7-3.

Miami currently sits two points back of Charlotte FC for the final playoff spot while Sunday’s win propelled Atlanta one point ahead of Miami and one point behind Charlotte.

Local 10 News’ David Dwork contributed to this story.

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