Major League Soccer: LA Galaxy demolishes Austin 4-1 with an outstanding performance

CARSON. LA Galaxy demolishes Austin 4-1 with goals of


CARSON. LA Galaxy demolishes Austin 4-1 with goals of Chicharito (61′), D. Joveljic (64′), D. Joveljic (88′) and E. Alvarez (90′). On the other side, Austin scored with ​D. Fagundez (53′). Austin lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).

Chicharito missed a penalty (4′) for LA Galaxy.​

The match was played at the Dignity Health Sports Park stadium in Carson on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Rubiel Vazquez with the assistance of Matthew Nelson and Chris Elliott. The 4th official was Calin Radosav. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 21.2 degrees Celsius or 70.07 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 68%.​

Match Statistics

Austin was in firm control of the ball 56% while LA Galaxy was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Austin was more aggressive with 70 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, LA Galaxy managed to find the solution to win this encounter.​

LA Galaxy shot 17 times, 9 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Austin shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target.


LA Galaxy received 2 yellow cards (R. Raveloson and D. Joveljic). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Austin.

After this match, LA Galaxy will have 20 points like New York RB and Montreal Impact to move up in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Austin will stay with 24 points like Philadelphia Union to move up in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 4'


  • 36'

    J. Hernández Balcázar (Goal Disallowed)

  • 46'

    E. Alvarez

    V. Vazquez

  • 53'

    D. Fagundez

  • 57'

    D. Joveljic

    S. Grandsir

  • 61'


  • 64'

    D. Joveljic

  • 66'

    J. Gallagher

    Z. Kolmanic

  • 66'

    N. Lima

    H. Jimenez

  • 66'

    E. Finlay

    O. Wolff

  • 68'

    C. Gasper

    R. Edwards

  • 68'

    D. Aguirre


  • 75'


    D. Fagundez

  • 77'

    R. Raveloson

  • 79'

    K. Leerdam

    K. Cabral

  • 79'

    D. Joveljic

  • 82'

    M. K. Djitte

    M. Urruti

  • 88'

    D. Joveljic

  • 90'

    E. Alvarez

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, LA Galaxy will host Portland Timbers on the 18th of June with a 13-11 head to head in favor of LA Galaxy (6 draws).

Austin will play away against Montreal Impact on the 18th of June with a 0-0 head to head stats.

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 (6.5), Julian Araujo (7.4), Nick DePuy (7.3), Derrick Williams (6.8), Raheem Edwards (7.0), Rayan Raveloson (7.4), Marky Delgado (7.4), Kevin Cabral (7.3), Víctor Vázquez (7.0), Samuel Grandsir (6.8) and Javier Hernández (7.3).


LA Galaxy made 5 changes: V. Vazquez for E. Alvarez (46′), S. Grandsir for D. Joveljic (57′), R. Edwards for C. Gasper (68′), Chicharito for D. Aguirre (68′) and K. Cabral for K. Leerdam (79′).

Top player: Dejan Joveljić

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

His rating is (9.0) with 2 goals, 6 passes (33% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 2.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 57′.

Austin: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Josh Wolff played with: Brad Stuver (7.1), Héctor Jimenez (6.8), Julio Cascante (6.2), Ruben Gabrielsen (6.4), Žan Kolmanič (6.2), Daniel Pereira Gil (6.8), Alexander Ring (6.2), Owen Wolff (6.8), Sebastián Driussi (6.4), Diego Fagúndez (7.6) and Maximiliano Urruti (7.0).


Austin made 5 changes: Z. Kolmanic for J. Gallagher (66′), H. Jimenez for N. Lima (66′), O. Wolff for E. Finlay (66′), D. Fagundez for Felipe (75′) and M. Urruti for M. K. Djitte (82′).

Top player: Diego Fagúndez

Probably the most impressive player in Austin was Diego Fagúndez.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 26 passes (92% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 3. He performed 2 crosses.

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