After two weeks off for the international break, MLS was back in action this weekend. Let’s get into it.
Galaxy Draw at Home
Chicharito and the Galaxy tied the Portland Timbers 1-1 with a late game goal. Julian Araujo played the entire game and had the assist to Dejan Jovelic’s 88th minute goal to tie the game. Chicarito, who played the entire game, had a single shot. He has six goals this season. Efrain Alvarez played 33 minutes and had one shot on target.
The Galaxy are in fifth place in the West with 24 points. Next week, the Galaxy play Sacramento Republic, Tuesday, June 21 in the U.S. Open Cup and the San Jose Quakes, Saturday, June 25.
Vela Plays Second Half in LAFC Draw
LAFC tied the Seattle Sounders Saturday and Carlos Vela played the second half with two shots. Vela has six goals and three assists this season. Vela has two more games remaining on his contract before it expires. While he has said he wants to play for LAFC, there has been little reported progress on a contract.
LAFC remain in first place in the West with 30 points and play New York Red Bulls Saturday, June 26.
Jairo Torres, David Ochoa and Javier ‘Chofis’ Lopez did not play this weekend.