Kwadwo Opoku came off the bench to tally the game-winning goal in the 71st minute, sending Major League Soccer's LAFC into the semifinals of the CONCACAF Champions League with a 2-1 victory over Cruz Azul on Wednesday night in Orlando.
Unlike the other quarterfinals in the competition, the match was single leg.
Yoshimar Yotun gave Cruz Azul a 1-0 lead in the 15th minute. Carlos Vela tallied the equalizer for LAFC in the 38th minute. Opoku came on in the 58th minute and scored the game-winner minutes later, making LAFC the only MLS team to advance to the semis.
LAFC will face Club America in the semis on Saturday in Orlando.