Major League Soccer: Houston Dynamo defeats LA Galaxy 3-0

CARSON. Houston Dynamo was eventually too good for LA Galaxy.

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CARSON. Houston Dynamo was eventually too strong for LA Galaxy with the goal of S. Ferreira (11′), T. Pasher (58′) and T. Ulfarsson (62′). LA Galaxy was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (73%).​

The match was played at the Dignity Health Sports Park stadium in Carson on Sunday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Marcos de Oliveira who was helped by Frank Anderson and Diego Blas. The 4th official was Natalie Simon. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 17.3 degrees Celsius or 63.14 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 77%.​

Match Statistics

LA Galaxy was in firm control of the ball 73% while Houston Dynamo was struggling with a 27% ball possession.

LA Galaxy was more aggressive with 86 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, Houston Dynamo succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

LA Galaxy shot 16 times, 3 on target, 13 off target. On the other side, Houston Dynamo shot 13 times, 7 on target, 6 off target.

Cards

LA Galaxy received 1 yellow card (N. DePuy). On the opposite side, Houston Dynamo received 4 yellow cards (M. Rodriguez, T. Ulfarsson, R. Avila and T. Hadebe).

After this contest, LA Galaxy will stay with 20 points like New York RB, Montreal Impact and Orlando City to stay in the 10th place. On the opposite side, Houston Dynamo will have 18 points to move down in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 11'
    11'

    S. Ferreira

  • 16'
    16'

    M. Rodriguez

  • 56'
    56'

    E. Bartlow

    M. Rodriguez

  • 56'
    56'

    T. Pasher

    C. Baird

  • 58'
    58'

    T. Pasher

    S. Ferreira

  • 59'
    59'

    D. Costa

    V. Vazquez

  • 59'
    59'

    D. Williams

    S. Coulibaly

  • 59'
    59'

    K. Cabral

    S. Grandsir

  • 59'
    59'

    Chicharito

    D. Joveljic

  • 62'
    62'

    T. Ulfarsson

  • 62'
    62'

    T. Ulfarsson

  • 65'
    65'

    N. DePuy

  • 69'
    69'

    C. Gasper

    R. Edwards

  • 69'
    69'

    D. Steres

    G. Vera

  • 69'
    69'

    R. Avila

    T. Ulfarsson

  • 80'
    80'

    R. Avila

  • 86'
    86'

    T. Hadebe

  • 90'
    90'

    G. Dorsey

    Zeca

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, LA Galaxy will host Austin on the 29th of May with a 2-1 head to head stats in favor of LA Galaxy (0 draws).

Houston Dynamo will play away with Real Salt Lake on the 29th of May with a 12-12 head to head statistic.

LA Galaxy: Formation and Lineups

LA Galaxy adopted the 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), Kelvin Leerdam (6.4), Sega Coulibaly (6.5), Nick DePuy (6.0), Raheem Edwards (6.4), Rayan Raveloson (6.6), Marky Delgado (6.8), Efrain Alvarez (6.3), Víctor Vázquez (6.9), Samuel Grandsir (6.5) and Dejan Joveljić (7.3).

Substitutes

LA Galaxy made 5 changes: V. Vazquez for D. Costa (59′), S. Coulibaly for D. Williams (59′), S. Grandsir for K. Cabral (59′), D. Joveljic for Chicharito (59′) and R. Edwards for C. Gasper (69′).

Top player: Dejan Joveljić

Probably the most impressive player in LA Galaxy was Dejan Joveljić.

His rating is (7.3) with 17 passes (82% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6.

Houston Dynamo: Formation and Lineups

Also Houston Dynamo adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Paulo Roberto Corradi Nagamura played with: Steve Clark (8.0), Zeca (7.3), Tim Parker (7.1), Teenage Hadebe (7.3), Adam Lundqvist (7.5), Darwin Cerén (7.5), Matías Vera (7.1), Corey Baird (6.9), Memo Rodríguez (7.0), Þorleifur Úlfarsson (7.4) and Sebastián Ferreira (9.3).

Substitutes

Houston Dynamo made 5 changes: M. Rodriguez for E. Bartlow (56′), C. Baird for T. Pasher (56′), G. Vera for D. Steres (69′), T. Ulfarsson for R. Avila (69′) and Zeca for G. Dorsey (90′).

Top player: Sebastián Ferreira

Probably the most impressive player in Houston Dynamo was Sebastián Ferreira.

His rating is (9.3) with 1 goal, 11 passes (81% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 18. He hit the woodwork once times.

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