Bale scores first MLS goal in LAFC win over Sporting KC


Mueez Ajao

– Los Angeles FC didn’t need to do much in its 2-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night at Children’s Mercy Park.

– Cristian Arango opened the score in the second half, tallying his ninth goal of the season for LAFC.

– The goal came 10 minutes into the closing half after going scoreless in the first 45 minutes.

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– LAFC had an opportunity to enter the break up by one goal but a huge clearance from Logan Ndenbe kept Sporting KC alive.

– Goalkeeper Max Crepeau made a Sporting player look foolish in the first half with an excellent display of his skilled feet.

– Bale subbed on in place of Kwadwo Opoku in minute 65.

– Carlos Vela left the field shortly after and gave the reigns of the team to Bale, who promptly netted his first MLS goal.

– Bale’s goal came in the 82nd minute and he nearly scored a brace but his effort to chip the goalie went slightly right.

– LAFC remain in first place of the entire league and Sporting KC remain in the basement.

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