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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...

Yueill, Hoesen help Earthquakes rally, beat Galaxy 3-1

Jul. 13, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jackson Yueill and Valeri Qazaishvili each had a goal and an assist, Danny Hoesen scored, and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-1 on Friday night. Qazaishvili beat a defender a he cut toward the end line and rolled it to Hoesen in the center of the area where he...

Ibrahimovic scores twice, Galaxy beat Toronto FC 2-0

Jul. 5, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice, Efrain Álvarez had an assist in his first MLS start and the LA Galaxy beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Thursday night. The 17-year-old Álvarez curled in a wide cross that looped over the Toronto FC defense. Ibrahimovic headed it while jumping backward,...

Vako leads Earthquakes over Galaxy 3-0 in Cali Clasico

Jun. 30, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Valeri "Vako" Qazaishvili scored early and the San Jose Earthquakes held on to beat the LA Galaxy 3-0 in the California Clasico on Saturday night. Vako's pass was blocked by a Galaxy player back to him and he sent a low hard shot from outside the area into the left corner in the...

Boateng, Alvarez score in Galaxy's 2-0 win over FC Cincy

Jun. 22, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Emmanuel Boateng and Favio Alvarez scored in a three-minute span early in the first half to help the Los Angeles Galaxy beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 Saturday night. Boateng scored his first goal of the minute in the 12th minute, taking a pass in stride running to the left side of the...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets MLS salary record at $7.2 million

Jun. 12, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is earning a Major League Soccer-record $7.2 million salary this season. The 37-year-old Ibrahimovic, who earned a relatively modest $1.5 million last year, broke the previous mark of Toronto's Sebastian Giovinco, who had $7,115,556 in total...

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...

Penilla, Bunbury score as Revolution beat Galaxy 2-1

Jun. 3, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Cristian Penilla and Teal Bunbury scored to help the New England Revolution beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-1 on Sunday night. Carles Gil had two assists for New England (4-8-4), which won for just the second time since beating the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on April 20. Gil, on the left...

Galaxy win at Kansas City for 1st time since 2007

May. 29, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 10th goal of the season in the 86th minute and Los Angeles beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Wednesday night for the Galaxy's first road victory in the series since 2007. Los Angeles (9-5-1) has won two straight after losing four in a row. Kansas City...

MLS and Mexico's Liga MX launch competition

May. 29, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer and Mexico's Liga MX are launching an annual competition called the Leagues Cup but are not including MLS champion Atlanta United. Eight teams will participate in the single-elimination tournament, which starts July 23-24 with quarterfinals. U.S. teams are all home for...