Galaxy win at Kansas City for 1st time since 2007

Soccer 05/29/19, 21:44

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 (3-5-5) ...

Dos Santos early goal lifts Galaxy past Orlando City 1-0

Soccer 05/24/19, 20:30

Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 19th minute, David Bingham made six saves for his fourth shutout and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Orlando City 1-0 on Friday night to end a four-game losing streak.The Galaxy (8-5-1) played their second game without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the star forward banned for two ...

Galaxy’s Alessandrini out 4-5 months after knee surgery

Sports 04/26/19, 19:08

LA Galaxy midfielder Romain Alessandrini will be sidelined until September after undergoing his third knee surgery.The Galaxy announced Friday that Alessandrini needed meniscus root repair in his left knee after getting hurt two weeks ago. The cartilage injury is fairly rare.The 30-year-old French designated player attempted to play through the ...

Galaxy, Minnesota United play to scoreless draw

Soccer 04/24/19, 21:14

David Bingham had his third shutout of the season for Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Galaxy played Minnesota United to a scoreless draw on Wednesday night.Los Angeles (6-1-1) had its five-game winning streak snapped — the club's longest winning streak since 2014. Minnesota (3-3-2) entered tied with Los Angeles ...

Ibrahimovic shines as Galaxy downs Whitecaps 2-0

Soccer 04/06/19, 11:58

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a goal and an assist as the LA Galaxy beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Friday night.Daniel Steres also scored for the Galaxy (4-1-0).Maxime Crepeau stopped one shot for the Whitecaps (0-4-1) while his teammates blocked four.LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal against the ...

Wayne Rooney helps DC United beat Orlando City

Soccer 03/31/19, 22:12

Wayne Rooney scored and assisted on a goal by Steven Birnbaum and D.C. United beat Orlando City 2-1 on Sunday night to snap an 11-game road winless streak.Birnbaum headed home a cross from Rooney on a set piece, following an Orlando City hand ball, to open the scoring in the ...

Ibrahimovic scores 2 goals in return, Galaxy beats Timbers

Soccer 03/31/19, 22:10

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on a pair of penalty kicks to help the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Portland Timbers 2-1 on Sunday night.Ibrahimovic capped the scoring in the 65th minute in his return from an Achilles injury in the opener March 2. Midfielder Romain Alessandrini also came back from ...

Galaxy unveil statue of Beckham before 2-1 win over Chicago

Soccer 03/02/19, 22:12

Major League Soccer's past, present and future all converged at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday night.One of the highlights of the opening day of the league's 24th season was the LA Galaxy unveiling a statue of David Beckham before their 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire. Beckham played six ...

Morris, Martinez, Rooney highlight players to watch in ’19

Soccer 03/01/19, 12:48

With the MLS season beginning this weekend, here are nine players or duos to keep an eye on in 2019:— Josef Martinez and Pity Martinez, Atlanta United. Josef Martinez, the reigning Golden Boot winner, decided not to move overseas and instead signed a new deal to remain in Atlanta. He ...

Sweden calls on Ibrahimovic to offer backing to Olympic bid

Sports 02/13/19, 12:57

Looking to make one final push ahead of the vote to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, Swedish bid chiefs are calling on the country's most famous sports star to offer his backing.Are you listening, Zlatan Ibrahimovic?"It would be wonderful if Zlatan would join in the support," Richard Brisius, chief executive ...

Zlatan: I’m returning to MLS to lift Galaxy in standings

Sports 01/19/19, 20:08

Although Zlatan Ibrahimovic's first season in Major League Soccer was a smashing individual success, his LA Galaxy were a serious disappointment in the standings.The Galaxy's failure to make the MLS playoffs is a major reason why the Swedish superstar is back for another season in California instead of taking big ...

LA Galaxy hire Guillermo Barros Schelotto as new coach

Soccer 01/02/19, 14:47

Guillermo Barros Schelotto was named the LA Galaxy's head coach on Wednesday, taking over the five-time MLS champion franchise after three seasons with Boca Juniors.Schelotto had been in charge at Boca since March 2016, winning two championships in his native Argentina's top division.He also won six league titles during a ...

Ibrahimovic re-signs with LA Galaxy as designated player

Soccer 12/18/18, 13:36

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a new contract with the LA Galaxy that will make him one of the club's three designated players.Major League Soccer's designated player rule allows a club to sign up to three players to higher salaries that do not count against the salary cap.Ibrahimovic was named the ...

Source: Ibrahimovic to remain with LA Galaxy

Soccer 12/17/18, 14:40

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is staying with the LA Galaxy.A person with knowledge of the deal confirmed the 37-year-old striker will play next season for the Major League Soccer team. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Galaxy had not yet formally announced it.Ibrahimovic made $1.5 ...

Atlanta’s Martinez wins MVP award in Major League Soccer

Soccer 12/05/18, 14:04

Josef Martinez claimed the MVP award from Major League Soccer after shattering the record for goals in a season and leading Atlanta United to the championship game.The 25-year-old Venezuelan striker received his Landon Donovan trophy during a ceremony Wednesday at the headquarters of United owner Arthur Blank.Martinez already earned the ...

Zlatan’s future: Ibrahimovic hopeful of return to LA in 2019

Soccer 11/06/18, 19:44

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's first season in Major League Soccer with the LA Galaxy was largely a success. The charismatic forward is under contract with the club for next season, but a few things have to happen if he is to return."I have some wishes and demands which is simple things," Ibrahimovic ...

Crowd of 50,000-plus will watch Minnesota’s last home game

Soccer 10/19/18, 20:33

After almost two full years as a Major League Soccer franchise, Minnesota United FC has been an unquestionably successful draw in a crowded sports market.The Loons have more than 50,000 tickets sold and distributed for their final home game of the season to prove it.When Minnesota hosts a Los Angeles ...

Galaxy beat Sounders for Kinnear’s 1st win as interim coach

Soccer 09/24/18, 06:03

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 18th goal of the season and Los Angeles beat the Seattle Sounders 3-0 on Sunday for Dominic Kinnear's first victory as the Galaxy's interim coach.Los Angeles (11-11-8) snapped an eight-game winless stretch, getting its first win since July 29. Seattle (13-11-5) has lost two straight after ...

Galaxy beat Sounders 3-0 for Kinnear’s 1st win

Soccer 09/24/18, 06:03

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 18th goal of the season and Los Angeles beat the Seattle Sounders 3-0 on Sunday for Dominic Kinnear's first victory as the Galaxy's interim coach.Los Angeles (11-11-8) snapped an eight-game winless stretch, getting its first win since July 29. Seattle (13-11-5) has lost two straight after ...

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