LA Galaxy fell to a home defeat at the hands of Sporting Kansas City at StubHub Center on Monday. As the table looks today, Galaxy are currently 3rd with 21 points from 15 matches, while Kansas sit in 2nd, with 25 points from 15.
After an un-eventful first half,
Kansas continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Russell, 81 minutes in. They then extended the lead with a goal from Shelton just before the final whistle to make it 2-0.
For Galaxy, Saldana, Dunbar, Pérez and Klještan, came on for Coulibaly, Zubak, Araujo and Grandsir. Kansas replaced Isimat-Mirin with Russell.
There were bookings for Villafaña from Galaxy. For Kansas, Salloi saw yellow.
|LA Galaxy:||Bond, Nick Depuy, Coulibaly (Saldana, min.40), Villafaña, Araujo (Pérez, min.86), Raveloson, Lletget, Víctor Vázquez, Cabral, Grandsir (Klještan, min.86) and Chicharito|
|Sporting Kansas City:||Melia, Fontàs, Ilie, Martins, Zusi, Gianluca Busio, Hernandez, Espinoza, Salloi, Shelton and Russell (Isimat-Mirin, min.92)|
|Goals:||Russell (0-1, min. 81) and Shelton (0-2, min. 90)|