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Los Angeles Galaxy's Cristian Pavon (10) celebrates after a 1-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps in an MLS soccer match, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Koreniuk's goal helps Galaxy beat Whitecaps, snap skid

Oct. 19, 2020 1:15 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Kai Koreniuk scored his first MLS goal in the 90th minute to help the LA Galaxy beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Sunday night and snap a six-game losing streak. Koreniuk, a 22-year-old midfielder who went into the match with one MLS appearance, subbed on in the 87th and moments...

Portland Timbers goalkeeper Steve Clark, left, stops the shot of Los Angeles FC forward Bradley Wright-Phillips, right, during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Teen Torres scores, gives LAFC a 1-1 draw with the Timbers

Oct. 19, 2020 1:09 AM EDT

Teenager Christian Torres scored his first Major League Soccer goal in stoppage time to give Los Angeles FC a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday night. Torres, a 16-year-old homegrown player, left-footed a shot that Timbers goalkeeper Steve Clark couldn't get to. “There's so many...

LAFC bolsters defense, acquires Murillo from Colombia

Oct. 15, 2020 12:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has acquired Colombian defender Jesús David Murillo on loan from Deportivo Independiente Medellín in a bid to shore up its leaky defense. LAFC announced the move before Wednesday's 2-1 loss to Vancouver. Murillo will occupy an international roster spot, and the...

Los Angeles FC forward Christian Torres, right, kicks the ball as Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jake Nerwinski, left, defends during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/St eve Dykes)

Lucas Cavallini scores twice, Vancouver beats LAFC 2-1

Oct. 15, 2020 12:22 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lucas Cavallini scored twice to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat Los Angeles FC 2-1 on Wednesday night. Vancouver (7-11-0) has won consecutive matches. LAFC (7-7-3) had won three of four. Cavallini scored from close range in the 30th minute off a cross from Cristian Dajome....

Muskovski scores 2, LAFC beat Sounders 3-1

Oct. 11, 2020 9:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Danny Muskovski scored a pair of goals and Los Angeles FC defeated the Seattle Sounders 3-1 on Sunday night. Musovski scored on a header from left of the goal mouth off a set piece to give LAFC (7-6-3) a 1-0 lead at the 15th minute. Francisco Ginella made it a two-goal lead in the 65th...

Rapids game against Galaxy postponed

Oct. 9, 2020 7:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The match between the Colorado Rapids and the LA Galaxy scheduled for Saturday has been postponed after a Rapids player tested positive for the coronavirus. It is the fourth Rapids match to be postponed because of positive tests for COVID-19. Twelve staff members and five players have...

LAFC-Colorado postponed after Rapids staffer tests positive

Oct. 7, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's home game against Los Angeles FC was postponed Wednesday night after a member of the Rapids' staff tested positive for the coronavirus. Major League Soccer said the decision was made in consultation with the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment and...

Los Angeles FC forward Latif Blessing, left, and Real Salt Lake forward Justin Meram (9) vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, in Sandy, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Wright-Phillips, Rossi strike quickly, LAFC beats RSL 3-1

Oct. 4, 2020 11:32 PM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips and Diego Rossi scored in a five-minute span midway through the first half to help Los Angeles FC beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Sunday night. Tied for seventh with Real Salt Lake (4-5-6) in the Western Conference entering the game, Los Angeles (6-6-3) jumped ahead of...

Yuelli, San Jose shock LAFC 2-1 in late match victory

Sep. 28, 2020 12:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackson Yueill's tap-in goal in extra time lifted San Jose to a 2-1 comeback win over LAFC on Sunday night. Christian Espinoza set up Yueill's goal, weaving through defenders to the left of the goal for a perfect center to Yueill in the 93rd minute. San Jose (3-6-5) knotted it in the...

Wright-Phillips scores twice, LAFC beats Whitecaps 6-0

Sep. 24, 2020 12:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice to move into fifth place on the MLS career list and Los Angeles beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 6-0 on Wednesday night. Wright-Phillips scored on a spinning right-footed half-volley from the center of the area in the fifth minute and put away a bicycle...