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United winger Caleb Wiley can’t stop scoring

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With the match against visiting Portland scoreless in the 25th minute Atlanta United winger (or is he a midfielder?) Caleb Wiley, fresh off a two-goal, one assist performance in Charlotte last week, went on a run and found a perfect through ball from Thiago Almada for his third goal of the season. And when Wiley wasn’t scoring he was assisting on a goal. His pass to Giorgos Giakoumakis for a header that would be the Greek forward’s first ever goal for United put their team ahead 3-0 in 59th minute. Wiley was named one of Major League Soccer’s Best XI last week and looks to be in good shape to remain on the list the way he played Saturday night. Long time no see The two teams haven’t played since MLS Cup 2018 when Atlanta United won the league title. Portland looked to have gone ahead early in the second minute of play following a wonder-goal by midfielder Eryk Williamson was disallowed. The match remained scoreless until Wiley’s goal. Alamada’s free kick rocket of a goal gave the home side a 2-0 advantage at halftime. How many were there to bear witness Saturday night matches have routinely done well at...