A day after Wales international Gareth Bale announced his imminent arrival with Los Angeles FC (LAFC), the California club easily defeated the New York Red Bulls 2-0 on Sunday at Banc of California Stadium.
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However, the LAFC does not seem to need the services of the dynamic winger, as he already dominates the Garber circuit. Already first in the MLS general classification, he added a gain against the Red Bulls.
It wasn't until the 67th minute that the crowd favorites opened the scoring. Carlos Vela served a perfect relay to Cristian Arango to launch him on the breakaway, and the Colombian had plenty of time and space to demystify Carlos Coronel.
Only three minutes later, Brian Rodriguez and Diego Palacios maneuvered as they pleased in the New York penalty area, allowing the latter to score his first professional goal.
The Red Bulls fired 16 shots on Quebecer Maxime Crépeau, but he only had to make five saves to sign his fifth shutout of the season.