Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice to raise the L.A. Galaxy over Actual Salt Lake, Three-Zero on the StubHub Middle in Carson, Calif., on Saturday.
His first purpose got here after Actual Salt Lake defender Justen Glad and goalkeeper Nick Rimando made heroic saves to maintain the match scoreless into the second half. However Ibrahimovic couldn’t be contained for for much longer.
Within the 61st minute, the Galaxy took benefit of RSL’s lack of ability to clear a throw-in into the field. Rimando got here off his line to attempt to punch away a cross, however he obtained a delicate contact on it. Ibrahimovic was there on the again put up to move the ball in and provides the Galaxy a 1-Zero lead.
Storylines• Zlatan Ibrahimovic logs his third multi-goal recreation of the season.
• RSL permits three-plus targets for the sixth time this season.
• RSL (7-7-1, 15 factors) falls to fifth within the West.
Simply six minutes later, he did it once more, this time heading house a ball floated over RSL’s again line by Servando Carrasco. Ibrahimovic fought off Glad to win the header and double the Galaxy’s rating.
Galaxy ahead Ola Kamara put the match away with a purpose within the 76th minute. Midfielder Chris Pontius gained the second ball within the midfield and took off down the sphere. He performed it throughout to Kamara on the high of the field. Kamara took a contact after which lined a shot into the online previous a diving Rimando.
Los Angeles Galaxy’s Jorgen Skjelvik, left, and Actual Salt Lake’s Justen Glad go after the ball throughout the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photograph/Jae C. Hong)