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The Los Angeles Galaxy look to get back to winning ways in the 2022 MLS season when they host CF Montreal at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California with an eye on getting into a good rhythm for the “Tráfico” game against LAFC next Friday.
The Galaxy have not had a great season and currently have only 24 points from seven wins, six draws and three losses in 16 games played, leaving them in seventh place in the Western Conference and on the verge of a playoff berth.
Meanwhile, CF Montreal has had a better season, currently in third place in the Eastern Conference with 29 points from 17 games (nine wins, six ties and two losses).
Great victory for the LA Galaxy, which is fully into the playoff places in the West.
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Missed shot by Rayan Raveloson, who passed close to the top corner, to a pass from Sacha Kljestan. He looked like the fifth for the Galaxy.
LA Galaxy scores for a fourth time in a last minute effort. Rayan Raveloson conjures up a goal with Sacha Kljestan’s assistance.
Montreal: Mathieu Choinière enters, Lassi Lappalainen leaves.
Montreal: Kamal Miller enters, Jojea Kwizera leaves.
Galaxy: Kelvin Leerdam enters, Samuel Grandsir leaves
Matko Miljevic finds a shot in the penalty spot from Romell Quioto, but the defense effectively rejects.
Rayan Raveloson makes up for past mistakes in the first half and in a serious error from the winger he reaches the center of the area to close only one service from Julián Araujo.
In a match without great scoring opportunities, the Los Angeles Galaxy took advantage of the two chances they could score and with goals from their strikers Chicharito Hernández and Dejan Joveljic they have a clear two-goal advantage over CF Montreal.
For the second consecutive game, Serbian striker Dejan Joveljic takes the penalty kick instead of Chicharito Hernandez and makes it to extend the home side’s advantage.
A play that seemed inoffensive by the Los Angeles Galaxy, generates a penalty in favor after a hand in the box by Waterman.
A hard foul by CF Montreal captain Samuel Piette after a dribble attempt by Mexican Efrain Alvarez generated the second yellow card of the match and the first for the visiting team.
Javier Hernández tried to score his second goal of the match looking to dribble past CF Montreal’s central defenders, however, the Mexican easily lost the ball.
Marco Delgado hits Joaquin Torres in the face, who is penalized with a yellow card for the Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder.
After a good first intervention, goalkeeper Jonathan Bond made a mistake by allowing on the rebound after a long-range shot by Victor Wanyama, however, an offside put an end to the danger.
Great cross from the right wing by Efrain Alvarez that leaves Samuel Grandsir unmarked, who cannot direct the shot at the CF Montreal goal.
Jonathan Bond saved the Galaxy from being overtaken by CF Montreal, the Los Angeles goalkeeper reacts big to Lappalainen’s shot.
Javier “Chicharito” Hernández is not long in making himself present on the scoreboard, Grandsir’s center that is touched with the head by Efrain Alvarez who leaves his compatriot alone, the Mexican striker shoots to score the first goal of the match.
With the Los Angeles Galaxy already in possession of the ball at home against CF Montreal, action kicks off with a bang in Carson, California.
These are the 11 players that CF Montreal coach Wilfried Nancy sends to the field to face the LA Galaxy:
These are the 11 players that Los Angeles Galaxy coach Greg Vanney sends to the field to face CF Montreal:
However, the two games lost by the Canadian team in this MLS season, whose main language is French, have been outside the State of Alberta, making it difficult for them to leave home.
In terms of games played in Carson, California, the Galaxy have accumulated a positive record of four wins, four ties and one loss, which was just last week’s game where they were surprised by Minnesota United who won 2-3, after having a 0-3 lead at halftime.
For their part, CF Montreal’s last game was a valuable 1-2 win at Seattle Sounders.
Another point in favor of the team from Southern California is that they have won their last three games against the Canadian team, the last game between these teams took place almost three years ago, on September 21, 2019, when the Galaxy won by a score of 2-1.
FC Montreal has only been able to take one point in its history at Dignity Health Sports Park, when the two sides played to a scoreless draw in September 2015.
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