Latest Carlos Vela News

Vela scores tying goal, LAFC draws Minnesota United 1-1

Sep. 13, 2022 23:16 PM EDT

SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Carlos Vela scored the tying goal for Los Angeles FC in a 1-1 draw with Minnesota United on Tuesday night. Vela scored the equalizer for LAFC (19-8-4) in the 64th minute. Brent Kallman scored in the 45th minute for United (13-12-6). ...

LAFC ups win streak to six with 5-0 rout over Charlotte

Aug. 14, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jesús Murillo scored early in the second half and Los Angeles FC did all its damage after intermission to pick up its sixth straight victory in a 5-0 rout of Charlotte FC on Saturday night. Murillo gave LAFC (17-4-3) the lead for good in the 49th minute. José...

Vela gets MLS All-Stars going in 2-1 win over Liga MX

Aug. 10, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Dayne St. Clair entered the interview room, wearing a smile as bright as his orange goalkeeper's jersey and clutching a crystal trophy after helping the MLS All-Stars beat Liga MX. Coach Adrian Heath said slyly, “What did you win?” ...

LAFC signs forward Denis Bouanga from France's Saint-Étienne

Aug. 05, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forward Denis Bouanga signed with Los Angeles FC on Friday as the Major League Soccer-leading club's third designated player. Bouanga is leaving Saint-Étienne of France's second division to join LAFC, the club announced without disclosing contract terms. He will...

Chiellini, Bale get LAFC home debuts in 2-1 win over Seattle

Jul. 30, 2022 02:35 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kwadwo Opoku and Carlos Vela scored in the first half, and Los Angeles FC beat the Seattle Sounders 2-1 Friday night in the home debuts of European superstars Giorgio Chiellini and Gareth Bale. Major League Soccer-leading LAFC (15-4-3) earned its season-best...

Zimmerman, Ferreira, Arriola, Yedlin Long head MLS All-Stars

Jul. 12, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. national team regulars Paul Arriola, Jesús Ferreira, Aaron Long, Jordan Morris, DeAndre Yedlin and Walker Zimmerman were among 26 players picked Tuesday for Major League Soccer's All-Star Game. Mexico's Javier Hernández and Carlos Vela, and Canada's Kamal...

Gareth Bale says he's at LAFC to win trophies, not to retire

Jul. 11, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gareth Bale wants the world to know Los Angeles FC is not the 18th hole of his soccer career. The golf-loving Welsh forward intends to keep playing for club and country for several more seasons, and he hopes to fill those years winning trophies with his new...

Chiellini, Bale look on as LAFC edges LA Galaxy 3-2 in derby

Jul. 09, 2022 01:34 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Giorgio Chiellini and Gareth Bale weren't quite ready to play in Los Angeles FC's rivalry derby, both stars got an up-close look at the passion and potential in their new club. José Cifuentes scored two goals and Cristian Arango got the eventual winner...

Italian veteran Chiellini excited to join young LAFC roster

Jun. 29, 2022 21:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Georgio Chiellini is hoping Los Angeles FC's young roster can help him at least partially rediscover the fountain of youth. In return, the veteran Italian defender looks to help the club capture its first Major League Soccer championship. “I...

Carlos Vela re-signs with Los Angeles FC through 2023

Jun. 28, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Carlos Vela expects Gareth Bale and Giorgio Chiellini to make a good team even better when they join him at Los Angeles FC, he also wants the European superstars to know they've still got plenty of work to do. Vela issued greetings and advice to his new...