Minnesota United FC fell behind early, but rallied to edge host Atlanta 2-1 Tuesday night on goals by Christian Ramirez and, in the 83rd minute, by J.C. Banks.
It was the seventh match in a row without a loss for United, which faces tNew York Cosmos at the National Sports Center on Saturday night.
United (7-2-4) is tied for first place with Ottawa in points with 25, although the Fury owns the tiebreaker. Both teams got red cards, but host Atlanta got its in the fourth minute, the Loons in the 90th.
Midfielder Juliano Vicentini picked up his second yellow card to be ejected from the match and will miss United's next game.