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LA Galaxy Postgame Notes: LA Galaxy 7, Sporting Kansas City 2 - Sunday, September 15, 2019

September 16, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - LA Galaxy News Release

Notes:

- The LA Galaxy earned a 7-2 win over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday evening at Dignity Health Sports Park.

- Through 30 games played, the Galaxy are now 14-13-3 with 45 points on the season.

- It was the third time in club history that the club has scored seven or more goals in a game.

- The LA Galaxy are now 26-23-15 all-time vs. SKC.

- At home, the Galaxy have gone 17-7-7 against Sporting KC.

- This year at home, the Galaxy have gone 10-4-1.

- In those 15 home games, LA has scored 31 goals and allowed 20.

- The Galaxy are 11-1-1 this season when scoring the game's opening goal, and 3-12-1 when conceding first.

- When leading at halftime, LA are 6-2-1. They are 8-3-2 when tied at halftime.

- With a hat trick in tonight's contest, forward LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has now scored 26 goals during the 2019 MLS Regular Season, setting a new club record for goals in a season.

- Carlos Ruiz previously held the record with 24 goals during the 2002 season.

- In all, Ibrahimovic has made 25 starts this season, scoring 26 goals and adding four assists.

- Since joining the club last season, the Swedish forward has made 51 appearances while recording 48 goals and 14 assists, including 15 game-winning goals and two game-winning assists.

- Midfielder Joe Corona scored the second goal of the contest, marking his first goal for the Galaxy.

- Midfielder Sebastian Lletget notched two goals on the night, marking his first game scoring twice for the Galaxy in MLS play.

- The Galaxy recorded eight assists on the night, a season high.

- The LA Galaxy will next return to Dignity Health Sports Park for a contest on Saturday, Sept. 21 against Montreal Impact (7:30 p.m. PT; Spectrum SportsNet).

- For more information, visit www.lagalaxy.com.

LA Galaxy 7, Sporting Kansas City 2

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. PT

2019 MLS Regular Season

Dignity Health Sports Park - Los Angeles

Scoring Summary:

SKC - Felipe Gutierrez (Assisted by Gerso) 24'

LA - Zlatan Ibrahimovic 32'

LA - Joe Corona (Assisted by Cristian Pavon, Rolf Feltscher) 48'

LA - Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Assisted by Rolf Feltscher, Sebastian Lletget) 51'

LA - Uriel Antuna 69'

LA - Sebastian Lletget (Assisted by Dave Romney, Joe Corona) 77'

LA - Sebastian Lletget (Assisted by Uriel Antuna) 79'

LA - Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Assisted by Efrain Alvarez) 85'

SKC - Felipe Gutierrez (Assisted by Gianluca Busio) 86'

Misconduct Summary:

LA - Rolf Feltscher (caution) 14'

SKC - Graham Smith (caution) 43'

SKC - Gerso (caution) 45'+3

SKC - Ilie Sanchez (caution) 76'

LA - Joe Corona 89'

Lineups:

LA Galaxy: David Bingham; Rolf Feltscher, Daniel Steres, Diego Polenta, Dave Romney; Joe Corona, Jonathan dos Santos (Servando Carrasco 87'); Uriel Antuna (Efrain Alvarez 80'), Sebastian Lletget, Cristian Pavon (Chris Pontius 83'); Zlatan Ibrahimovic ©.

Substitutions not used: Matt Lampson, Giancarlo Gonzalez, Jorgen Skjelvik, Julian Araujo.

Head Coach: Guillermo Barros Schelotto

TOTAL SHOTS: 21; SHOTS ON GOAL: 13; FOULS: 7; OFFSIDE: 6; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 4.

Sporting Kansas City: Tim Melia; Luis Martins, Matt Besler ©, Graham Zusi, Graham Smith, Felipe Gutierrez, Roger Espinoza (Gianluca Busio 66'), Ilie Sanchez, Johnny Russell, Gerso (Daniel Salloi 75), Erik Hurtado (Krisztian Nemeth 74').

Substitutions not used: Seth Sinovic, Botond Barath, Nicolas Hasler, Eric Dick.

Head Coach: Peter Vermes

TOTAL SHOTS: 20; SHOTS ON GOAL: 6; FOULS: 16; OFFSIDE: 0; CORNER KICKS: 7; SAVES: 6.

Referee: Ted Unkel

Referee's Assistants: Eduardo Mariscal and Mike Rottersman

4th Official: Greg Dopka

VAR: Dave Gantar

Attendance: 22,465


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