Bale scores first MLS goal in LAFC victory

Gareth Bale scored his first Major League Soccer goal as Los Angeles FC secured a 2-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night.

7/24/2022 Reuters
  • KO
    • First Half begins.
  • 5
    • Kellyn Acosta Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 45
    • On: Kayden Pierre|Off: Graham Zusi
  • 45
    • On: Eddie Segura|Off: Giorgio Chiellini
  • 53
    • On: John Pulskamp|Off: Tim Melia
  • 56
    • Cristian Arango Goal
  • 61
    • On: Cameron Duke|Off: Erik Thommy
  • 65
    • On: Gareth Bale|Off: Kwadwo Opoku
  • 65
    • On: Oriol Rosell|Off: Felipe Hernàndez
  • 65
    • On: Ryan Hollingshead|Off: Franco Escobar
  • 71
    • Carlos Vela Yellow Card
  • 78
    • On: Latif Blessing|Off: Carlos Vela
  • 83
    • Gareth Bale Goal
  • 84
    • On: Marinos Tzionis|Off: Dániel Sallói
  • 84
    • On: William Agada|Off: Khiry Shelton
  • 86
    • On: Sebastián Méndez|Off: Cristian Arango
  • 90+6
    • Ryan Hollingshead Yellow Card
  • FT
    • Second Half ends, Sporting Kansas City 0, Los Angeles Football Club 2.
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SKC
4-1-4-1
  • 29Melia
    On: John Pulskamp | Off: Tim Melia
  • 18Ndenbe
  • 3Fontàs
  • 5Isimat-Mirin
  • 8Zusi
    On: Kayden Pierre | Off: Graham Zusi
  • 54Walter
  • 20Sallói
    On: Marinos Tzionis | Off: Dániel Sallói
  • 26Thommy
    On: Cameron Duke | Off: Erik Thommy
  • 21Hernàndez
    On: Oriol Rosell | Off: Felipe Hernàndez
  • 7Russell
  • 11Shelton
    On: William Agada | Off: Khiry Shelton
No. Name
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
45' 24  Kayden Pierre
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
61' 28  Cameron Duke
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 6 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
84' 23  William Agada
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Children's Mercy Park
  • ,
  • Kansas City, KS
  • ATTENDANCE: 20,142
  • REFEREE: Lukasz Szpala

Match Commentary

- Match ends, Sporting Kansas City 0, Los Angeles Football Club 2.
90'+10' Second Half ends, Sporting Kansas City 0, Los Angeles Football Club 2.
90'+9' Ryan Hollingshead (Los Angeles Football Club) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Match Stats

SKC
LAFC

Possession

60% 40%

Shots (on Goal)

11 (3)
13 (5)
SKC LAFC
11 Fouls 15
0 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 2
7 Corner Kicks 6
2 Saves 3
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