Major League Soccer: Dallas demolishes LA Galaxy 3-1 with 2 goals from J. Ferreira

CARSON. Dallas beat LA Galaxy 3-1 thanks to J. Ferreira who scored in the 11th and 23rd minute.


CARSON. Dallas prevailed over LA Galaxy 3-1 thanks to J. Ferreira who scored in the 11th and 23rd minute. Dallas was just to good to grab a decisive 3-0 lead with J. Ferreira (11′), P. Arriola (20′) and J. Ferreira (23′). LA Galaxy reduced the distance with a goal (68′) by D. Costa, but there was not much to do for them. LA Galaxy lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Dignity Health Sports Park stadium in Carson on Saturday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Chris Penso who was helped by Ian Anderson and Meghan Mullen. The 4th official was Greg Dopka. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 21.7 degrees Celsius or 70.97 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 46%.​

Match Statistics

LA Galaxy was in firm control of the ball 60% while Dallas was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

LA Galaxy was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 5 were on target. Even so, Dallas found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

LA Galaxy shot 14 times, 5 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Dallas shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target.


LA Galaxy received 2 yellow cards (D. Costa and S. Coulibaly). On the other side, Dallas received 3 yellow cards (T. Ntsabeleng, M. Farfan and P. Arriola).

After this contest, LA Galaxy will stay with 19 points like Philadelphia Union and Dallas to move up in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Dallas will have 19 points like Philadelphia Union and LA Galaxy to stay in the 6th place.

Match Events

  • 11'

    J. Ferreira

  • 20'

    P. Arriola

  • 23'

    J. Ferreira

  • 26'

    T. Ntsabeleng

  • 46'

    D. Joveljic

    E. Alvarez

  • 61'

    S. Grandsir

    K. Cabral

  • 61'

    S. Kljestan

    R. Raveloson

  • 64'

    M. Farfan

  • 68'

    D. Costa

  • 72'

    F. Jara

    J. Obrian

  • 73'

    E. Cerrillo

    T. Ntsabeleng

  • 75'

    P. Arriola

  • 77'

    D. Costa

  • 81'


    P. Arriola

  • 83'

    J. Perez

    C. Gasper

  • 86'

    B. Servania

    P. Pomykal

  • 86'

    J. J. Quinonez Rodriguez

    J. Ferreira

  • 90'

    S. Coulibaly

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, LA Galaxy will play away against Minnesota United on the 19th of May with a 6-1 head to head in favor of LA Galaxy (3 draws).

Dallas will play away with Vancouver Whitecaps on the 19th of May with a 11-7 head to head record in favor of Dallas (7 draws).

LA Galaxy: Formation and Lineups

LA Galaxy started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Greg Vanney chose to play with the following team: Jonathan Bond (5.8), Julian Araujo (6.6), Sega Coulibaly (6.5), Derrick Williams (6.2), Chase Gasper (6.4), Rayan Raveloson (6.4), Marky Delgado (6.6), Kevin Cabral (6.6), Efrain Alvarez (6.4), Douglas Costa (8.1) and Javier Hernández (7.3).


LA Galaxy made 4 changes: E. Alvarez for D. Joveljic (46′), K. Cabral for S. Grandsir (61′), R. Raveloson for S. Kljestan (61′) and C. Gasper for J. Perez (83′).

Top player: Douglas Costa

The player who no doubt impressed LA Galaxy the most was Douglas Costa.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 41 passes (87% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8. He performed 8 crosses.

Dallas: Formation and Lineups

Dallas started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Nicolás Estévez Martínez played with: Jimmy Maurer (7.1), Ema Twumasi (6.9), Matt Hedges (6.6), Nkosi Burgess (6.8), Marco Farfan (7.3), Paxton Pomykal (6.5), Facundo Quignon (7.4), Tsiki Ntsabeleng (6.9), Paul Arriola (7.7), Jesús Ferreira (8.8) and Jader Obrian (7.4).


Dallas made 5 changes: J. Obrian for F. Jara (72′), T. Ntsabeleng for E. Cerrillo (73′), P. Arriola for Nanu (81′), P. Pomykal for B. Servania (86′) and J. Ferreira for J. J. Quinonez Rodriguez (86′).

Top player: Jesús Ferreira

The player who no doubt impressed Dallas the most was Jesús Ferreira.

His rating is (8.8) with 2 goals, 20 passes (85% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 2 crosses.

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