Los Angeles FC eased past Austin in a 2-0 victory on Thursday at Q2 Stadium. Following today’s result, Austin are currently 10th with 12 points from 16 matches, while Los Angeles sit in 5th, with 18 points from 16.
Los Angeles started the game well, with Cifuentes giving Los Angeles the lead, on 39 minutes, to take a 0-1 lead into half time.
The Black and Gold continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Rossi finding the net just before the final whistle, leaving the final score at 2-0.
For Austin, Sebastian Berhalter, Redes, Manny Perez and Stanley, came on for Pereira, Stroud, Manneh and Besler. Los Angeles brought on Blackmon, Ginella and Baird, to replace Edwards, Blessing and Cifuentes.
There were bookings for Pereira, Cascante and Kolmanic from Austin, and Farfan and Murillo, for Los Angeles.
|Austin:||Stuver, Besler (Stanley, min.90), Cascante, Kolmanic, Jiménez, Ring, Pereira (Sebastian Berhalter, min.34), Manneh (Manny Perez, min.67), Fagundez, Domínguez and Stroud (Redes, min.67)|
|Los Angeles FC:||Romero, Segura, Murillo, Farfan, Moon Hwan Kim, Atuesta, Cifuentes (Baird, min.90), Blessing (Ginella, min.83), Edwards (Blackmon, min.73), Rossi and Vela|
|Goals:||Cifuentes (0-1, min. 39) and Rossi (0-2, min. 89)|