Jesse Gonzalez made seven saves and Michael Barrios assisted on both goals as visiting FC Dallas defeated Atlanta United 2-1.
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Ezequiel Barco came off the bench to score two goals as Frank De Boer's Atlanta United recorded a 2-0 victory over the New England Revolution.
Atlanta United were a force in their first two MLS seasons, winning MLS Cup in 2018. Yet a winless start to the new season has raised eyebrows.
Pedro Santos and Gyasi Zardes scored and Zack Steffen made five saves to lead Columbus Crew SC past Atlanta United, 2-0, at stormy Mapfre Stadium.
Ezequiel Barco scored in the 70th minute to help host Atlanta United record a 1-1 draw against the Philadelphia Union on Sunday night.
Atlanta United is hearing a much different reaction from its fan base mere months after winning the MLS Cup.
Ahead of Week 3 of the MLS season, the boo birds are out at defending champions Atlanta United, while the LA Galaxy are struggling without Zlatan.
Frank de Boer's side won on the night but went out of its quarterfinal with Monterrey on aggregate, another blemish for the defending MLS champions.
The Netherlands native said the word has a different connotation in his homeland and that he just meant MLS Cup holders' fans had high expectations.
'Pity' Martinez is the latest South American import to arrive in Atlanta and while his stay may be brief, it could mutually benefit both sides.
It was the first time an opponent earned a point at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium since Aug. 4 of last year when Toronto FC played to a 2-2 tie.