Major League Soccer: Minnesota United demolishes LA Galaxy 3-2 with 2 goals from E. Reynoso

CARSON. Minnesota United defeated LA Galaxy 3-2 thanks to E. Reynoso who scored in the 9th and 43rd minute.


CARSON. Minnesota United overcome LA Galaxy 3-2 thanks to E. Reynoso who scored in the 9th and 43rd minute.

K. Cabral received a red card (25′)​. This red card was one of the reason why LA Galaxy lost the match.

The match was played at the Dignity Health Sports Park stadium in Carson on Wednesday and it started at 7:30 pm local time. The referee was Ted Unkel with the help of Corey Rockwell and Ryan Graves. The 4th official was Mathew Corrigan. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 19.9 degrees Celsius or 67.77 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 87%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. LA Galaxy was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Minnesota United that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

LA Galaxy was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 7 were on target. Even so, Minnesota United found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

LA Galaxy shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Minnesota United shot 11 times, 7 on target, 4 off target.


LA Galaxy received 1 yellow card (D. Williams). On the opposite side, Minnesota United received 4 yellow cards (M. Boxall, F. Fragapane, W. Trapp and J. Rosales).

(LA Galaxy) was sent out after receiving a red card in the (25′).

After this match, LA Galaxy will stay with 24 points like New England to stay in the 12th place. On the opposite side, Minnesota United will have 18 points like Columbus Crew and Toronto to stay in the 24th place.

Match Events

  • 4'

    J. Rosales

    K. Arriaga

  • 9'

    E. Reynoso

  • 20'

    M. Boxall

  • 25'

    K. Cabral

  • 36'

    F. Fragapane

  • 37'

    B. Hlongwane

    L. Amarilla

  • 41'

    F. Fragapane

  • 43'

    E. Reynoso

    B. Hlongwane

  • 46'

    E. Alvarez

    V. Vazquez

  • 59'

    M. Delgado (Penalty)

  • 65'

    D. Costa

    S. Grandsir

  • 69'

    D. Joveljic


  • 69'

    R. Raveloson

    M. Delgado

  • 70'

    D. Williams

  • 74'

    A. Danladi

    E. Reynoso

  • 76'

    S. Coulibaly

    D. Williams

  • 85'

    W. Trapp

  • 90'

    D. Joveljic

  • 90'

    J. Rosales

  • 90'

    J. Rosales

  • 90'

    D. Costa

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, LA Galaxy will play away against SJ Earthquakes on the 26th of June with a 19-16 head to head statistic in favor of SJ Earthquakes (12 draws).

Minnesota United will host Real Salt Lake on the 4th of July with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Minnesota United (5 draws).

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 (6.4), Julian Araujo (6.8), Nick DePuy (6.3), Derrick Williams (6.4), Raheem Edwards (6.0), Daniel Aguirre (6.7), Marky Delgado (7.1), Kevin Cabral (6.4), Víctor Vázquez (7.3), Samuel Grandsir (6.2) and Javier Hernández (6.2).


LA Galaxy made 5 changes: V. Vazquez for E. Alvarez (46′), S. Grandsir for D. Costa (65′), Chicharito for D. Joveljic (69′), M. Delgado for R. Raveloson (69′) and D. Williams for S. Coulibaly (76′).

Top player: Efrain Alvarez

The player who no doubt impressed LA Galaxy the most was Efrain Alvarez.

His rating is (7.8) with 22 passes (81% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 2. He performed 5 crosses.

His performance was notable also because he began the game from the bench before entering the field in the 46′.

Minnesota United: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Adrian Heath played with: Dayne St. Clair (7.3), D.J. Taylor (7.1), Michael Boxall (6.5), Bakaye Dibassy (6.8), Kemar Lawrence (7.2), Kervin Arriaga, Wil Trapp (6.4), Robin Lod (7.5), Emanuel Reynoso (8.4), Franco Fragapane (7.6) and Luis Amarilla (6.2).


Minnesota United made 3 changes: K. Arriaga for J. Rosales (4′), L. Amarilla for B. Hlongwane (37′) and E. Reynoso for A. Danladi (74′).

Top player: Emanuel Reynoso

The player who no doubt impressed Minnesota United the most was Emanuel Reynoso.

His rating is (8.4) with 2 goals, 38 passes (94% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 5 crosses.

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