LA Galaxy 1, New York City FC 2

LA Galaxy 1, New York City FC 2

Sunday, March 11, 2018 – 2:00 p.m. PT

2018 MLS Regular Season

Yankee Stadium – Bronx, New York 

 

Scoring Summary:

NYC – Anton Tinnerholm 22’

NYC – David Villa 33’

LA – Jonathan dos Santos 60’ (Assisted by Emmanuel Boateng, Sebastian Lletget)

 

Misconduct Summary:

LA – Jonathan dos Santos (caution) 11’

LA – Ashley Cole (caution) 76’

LA – Ashley Cole (ejection; second caution) 85’

 

Lineups:

LA Galaxy: David Bingham; Rolf Feltscher, Michael Ciani (Daniel Steres 45’), Jorgen Skjelvik, Ashley Cole ©; Jonathan dos Santos, Perry Kitchen; Sebastian Lletget (Dave Romney 77’), Giovani dos Santos (Servando Carrasco HT), Emmanuel Boateng; Ola Kamara.

 

Substitutions not used: Justin Vom Steeg, Emrah Klimenta, Baggio Husidic, Ariel Lassiter.

 

TOTAL SHOTS: 7; SHOTS ON GOAL: 3;  FOULS: 11; OFFSIDE: 4; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 2.

 

New York City FC: Sean Johnson, Anton Tinnerholm, Sebastian Ibeagha, Alexander Callens, Ben Sweat, Alexander Ring, Yangel Herrera, Jesús Medina (Ebenezer Ofori 68’), Maximiliano Morález, Rodney Wallace (Ronald Matarrita 89’), David Villa © (Ismael Tajour 87’)

 

Substitutions not used: Brad Stuver, Cédric Hountondji, Thomas McNamara, Kwame Awuah

 

TOTAL SHOTS: 12; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; FOULS: 15; OFFSIDE: 2; CORNER KICKS: 6; SAVES: 5.

 

Referee: Ismail Elfath

Referee’s Assistants: Corey Parker and Kathryn Nesbitt

4th Official: Alex Chilowicz

VAR: Jorge Gonzalez

 

Attendance: 26,221

 

NOTES:

  • In their second match of the 2018 MLS Regular Season, the LA Galaxy faced New York City FC at Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
  • A second-half goal from midfielder Jonathan dos Santos wasn’t enough to complete a comeback as LA (1-1-0, 3 points) fell 2-1 to NYCFC (2-0-0, 6 points).
  • This season, the Galaxy are now 1-1-0 for six points, with three goals scored and three goals conceded.
  • Five newcomers made their second-ever MLS starts for the LA Galaxy: David Bingham, Rolf Feltscher, Jorgen Skjelvik, Perry Kitchen and Ola Kamara.
  • Midfielder Jonathan dos Santos notched his first goal of the season – the second in his MLS career – when he scored a second-half tally.
  • Midfielder Sebastian Lletget made his first MLS start in nearly a calendar year. His last MLS start came on March 18, 2017 when the Galaxy played a road contest against Real Salt Lake.
  • Sunday’s match marked the Galaxy’s 698th game all-time in Major League Soccer, cumulating a record of 316-235-147 in the regular season overall.
  • During that span, the Galaxy have now scored 631 goals and recorded 650 assists.
  • The Galaxy are now 114-155-80 during the MLS Regular Season in road contests, including 0-2-0 at Yankee Stadium.
  • LA have gone 17-11-7 during the month of March during their 23-year history.
  • LA Galaxy Head Coach Sigi Schmid has now gone 231-174-117 during his 19-year coaching career in Major League Soccer.
  • Defender Ashley Cole started and captained the side, marking his 56th start in Major League Soccer since joining the team two seasons ago.
  • The Galaxy were without Romain Alessandrini, Joao Pedro, Chris Pontius and Bradford Jamieson IV due to injury on Sunday afternoon.
  • Michael Ciani and Giovani dos Santos left Sunday’s match with injuries sustained during the contest.
  • In their next contest, the Galaxy will have a bye week in MLS play before a road contest against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday, March 24.
  • For a full LA Galaxy schedule from the 2018 season, visit www.lagalaxy.com/schedule.
  • For more information, visit www.lagalaxy.com.
  • CORTESIA: CLUB LA GALAXY

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