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By Associated Press
September 22, 2019

CARSON, Calif.—Uriel Antuna gave Los Angeles the lead in the 50th minute, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 27th goal of the season and the Galaxy earned a 2-1 win over the Montreal Impact Saturday.

Ibrahimovic gave Los Angeles (15-13-3) a 1-0 advantage in the 31st minute with a shot 9 yards out from the center of the box, assisted by Antuna. Lassi Lappalainen tied it for Montreal (11-17-4) at 1-1 in the 48th minute on a header 10 yards out from the center of the box, assisted by Saphir Taider.

Antuna sealed the victory for Los Angeles in the 50th minute with a shot 11 yards out from the center of the box, assisted by Ibrahimovic.

The Galaxy outshot the Impact 25 to 14, with 12 shots on goal to 3 for Montreal.

Los Angeles drew seven corner kicks, committed seven fouls and was given one yellow card. Montreal drew five corner kicks, committed one foul and was not carded.

The Galaxy's next match is Wednesday on the road at Real Salt Lake, and the Impact next play Sunday at home against Atlanta United.


LOS ANGELES—Carlos Vela scored a stoppage time goal to lift Los Angeles to a 1-1 tie with Toronto Saturday.

Tsubasa Endoh gave Toronto (12-10-10) a 1-0 advantage in the 19th minute on a shot 12 yards out from the left side of the box, assisted by Jozy Altidore. Vela tied it at 1-1 for Los Angeles (19-4-8) on a penalty shot in the fifth minute of second-half stoppage time.

Los Angeles outshot Toronto 17 to 8, with five shots on goal to one for Toronto.

Los Angeles drew 11 corner kicks, committed 11 fouls and was given one yellow card. Toronto drew four corner kicks, committed 10 fouls and was given one yellow card.

Los Angeles's next match is Wednesday at home against Houston, and Toronto next plays Sunday at the Fire.

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