The LA Galaxy were held to a draw by DC United despite Zlatan Ibrahimovic's 10th goal of the MLS season.
The New York Red Bulls moved back into second in the Eastern Conference after a win over Toronto.
Bradley Wright-Phillips was on the scoresheet as the New York Red Bulls beat Dallas in MLS.
Toronto came from 3-0 and 4-3 down to earn an incredible draw against DC United in MLS.
The LA Galaxy were too good for Real Salt Lake in MLS as Zlatan Ibrahimovic starred.
Goals from Cristian Techera and Yordy Reyna helped the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Colorado Rapids in MLS.
A brace from Samuel Armenteros helped the Portland Timbers past the Colorado Rapids in MLS.
David Villa, 36, was the hero on Saturday as he helped end New York City's two-match winless streak.
The marquee matchup of the week features MLS's top team, Atlanta United FC, and a New York Red Bulls club that's won four of its last five.
Toronto and LA Galaxy were beaten again as their struggles in MLS went on.