LAFC celebrate the arrival of Gareth Bale

A day after Welsh international Gareth Bale announced his imminent arrival with Los Angeles FC (LAFC), the Californian club easily defeated the New York Red Bulls 2-0 on Sunday at Banc of California Stadium.

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However, the LAFC does not seem to need the services of the dynamic winger, as he already dominates the Garber circuit. Already first in the MLS general classification, he added a gain against the Red Bulls.

It’s not before the 67e minute the crowd favorites opened the scoring. Carlos Vela served a perfect relay to Cristian Arango to launch him on the breakaway, and the Colombian had plenty of time and space to demystify Carlos Coronel.

Just three minutes later, Brian Rodriguez and Diego Palacios maneuvered as they pleased in the New York penalty area, which allowed the latter to score his first professional goal.

The Red Bulls fired 16 shots on Quebecer Maxime Crépeau, but he only had to make five saves to sign his fifth shutout of the season.

At Subaru Park, the Philadelphia Union defeated New York City FC (NYCFC) 2-1 to take the lead in the MLS Eastern Conference standings.

Cory Burke played the heroes in the 96th minute to allow the crowd favorites to pass the Big Apple team by two points. However, NYCFC has one more game to play on the schedule.

Just behind these two Eastern powers are CF Montreal and their 26 points.

The Pennsylvania team held on for 80 minutes before conceding a penalty kick to the New York club. Valentin Castellanos did not intend to miss such an opportunity and created the equality.

Mikael Uhre had given Union the lead in the ninth minute when he completed a play orchestrated by Alejandro Bedoya.