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Ibrahimovic has trick, leads LA Galaxy to 3-2 win over LAFC

Jul. 20, 2019 2:30 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — LA Galaxy superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic said before Friday's meeting with rival Los Angeles FC that he was "by far" the best player in Major League Soccer and was "like a Ferrari among Fiats". Those comparisons included scoring leader Carlos Vela. As usual, the forward backed up his...

Diomande scores twice, LAFC hands Dynamo 1st home loss

Jul. 12, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Adama Diomande scored twice off assists from Lee Nguyen and Los Angeles FC handed the Houston Dynamo their first home loss of the season, 3-1 on Friday night. Los Angeles (14-2-4) has won five of its last six games. Houston (8-8-3) has just one win in its last eight matches. Diomande tied it...

Vela scores twice, LAFC routs Whitecaps 6-1

Jul. 7, 2019 12:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored twice and Los Angeles FC rallied to a club-record six goals after giving up the opening score, beating the Vancouver Whitecaps 6-1 on Saturday night. Vela, with 19 goals on the season, extended his lead to six goals ahead of Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the MLS Golden Boot...

Vela scores 17th goal, Rossi gets 9th; LAFC beats Sporting

Jul. 3, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his 17th goal of the season, Diego Rossi added his ninth and Los Angeles FC beat Sporting Kansas City 5-1 on Wednesday night. Christian Ramirez opened the scoring in the 28th minute for Los Angeles (12-2-4) by sending a free kick under the wall and past a diving...

Wilson scores, Rapids hand LAFC 2nd loss of the season

Jun. 29, 2019 1:13 AM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Danny Wilson scored early in the second half and the Colorado Rapids handed Los Angeles FC its second loss of the season, 1-0 in a game played in the rain on Friday night. Colorado (5-9-4) extended its undefeated streak to seven matches. Los Angeles (11-2-4) had its undefeated...

Los Angeles FC is clear front-runner at MLS midway point

Jun. 12, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

The break for the Gold Cup and other international tournaments represents a midway point for Major League Soccer's new condensed schedule. The league might want to consider chiseling Los Angeles FC into the Supporters' Shield for 2019 during the time off. The second-year franchise has a six-point lead over...

Vela gets goal, assist to lead LAFC past Timbers 3-2

Jun. 2, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Latif Blessing gave a simple "yes" when asked if he considers Los Angeles FC and Portland a rivalry. Saturday's matchup had all the makings. Carlos Vela had a goal and an assist in the first half to lead LAFC past the Timbers 3-2. Vela, Major League Soccer's goals and assists leader,...

Vela has goal, 2 assists as LAFC tops Montreal 4-2

May. 25, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored his league-leading 15th goal and Tristan Blackmon got the first of his career as the Los Angeles Football Club beat the Montreal Impact 4-2 on Friday night. Vela's goal, a pretty easy touch after a perfect feed in from Eduard Atuesta in the 28th minute made it 2-0....