Goals and Highlights: LAFC 2-2 Philadelphia Union in MLS 2022
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1:00 AM16 days ago

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12:59 AM16 days ago

IT'S OVER

The match ends at the Banc of California Stadium, LAFC splits points with Philadelphia Union after a thrilling duel.
12:53 AM16 days ago

82´

Goal! Los Angeles Football Club 2, Philadelphia Union 2. Franco Escobar (Los Angeles Football Club) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the center of the goal following a corner.
12:36 AM16 days ago

67´

Goal! Los Angeles Football Club 1, Philadelphia Union 2. Julián Carranza (Philadelphia Union) left footed shot from the center of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Dániel Gazdag.
12:22 AM16 days ago

56´

Kwadwo Opoku (Los Angeles Football Club) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the center of the goal. Assisted by José Cifuentes.
12:14 AM16 days ago

49´

Cristian Arango (Los Angeles Football Club) header from the center of the box is blocked. Assisted by José Cifuentes with a cross following a cross.
11:54 PM16 days ago

45´

Final primera parte, Los Angeles Football Club 0, Philadelphia Union 1.
11:48 PM16 days ago

39´

José Martínez (Philadelphia Union) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too close to the top right corner. Assisted by Kai Wagner.
11:40 PM16 days ago

30´

Offside, Los Angeles Football Club. Mamadou Fall tries a through ball, but Kwadwo Opoku is caught offside.
11:25 PM16 days ago

17´

Sebastien Ibeagha (Los Angeles Football Club) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
11:21 PM16 days ago

Goal! Los Angeles Football Club 0, Philadelphia Union 1. Dániel Gazdag (Philadelphia Union) right footed shot from very close range to the right side of the goal. Assisted by Kai Wagner with a cross following a cross.
11:17 PM16 days ago

Kwadwo Opoku (Los Angeles Football Club) hits the left post with a left footed shot from outside the box following a corner.
11:14 PM16 days ago

Cristian Arango (Los Angeles Football Club) left footed shot from the center of the box is blocked.
11:14 PM16 days ago

Cory Burke (Philadelphia Union) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too close to the top left corner. Assisted by Leon Flach.
11:13 PM16 days ago

THE GAME KICKS OFF

The first 90 minutes kick off at the Banc of California Stadium as LAFC takes on Philadelphia Union in the final match of the MLS 2022 Saturday matchday.
10:55 PM16 days ago

IN MOMENTS WE START

In a couple of minutes we will start with the broadcast of LAFC vs Philadelphia Union; duel corresponding to the regular season of the MSL. 
10:48 PM16 days ago

PHILADELPHIA UNION STARTING ELEVEN READY

This is the starting lineup that the Philadelphia Union will send to the Banc of California Stadium to get the three points in enemy territory. 
10:46 PM16 days ago

THEY ARE STRONG AT HOME

LAFC has been one of the toughest opponents to beat at home because so far this season, LAFC has been able to take advantage of its home advantage to get the three points. 
10:30 PM16 days ago

LAFC'S STARTING ELEVEN READY

This is the starting eleven that LAFC will send to the Banc of California Stadium in their quest to add three more points and keep the lead in their conference. 

10:28 PM16 days ago

HOW IS THE ASSISTS TABLE GOING?

At the moment, the leader in assists in MLS is Diego Fagúndez with 6 assists, followed by Ján Gregus with 5 assists for Kansas City, Carles Gil and Talles Magno share third place with 4 assists, and below him are Adam Lundqvist, Alejandro Pozuelo and Ben Bender with 3 assists. 
10:23 PM16 days ago

HOW DID THE PHILADELPHIA UNION FARE IN THEIR LAST MATCH?

The Philadelphia Union faced Nashville at Geodis Park, the match was full of emotions but it was not until the 66th minute that Uhre scored the 1-0 in favor of the Philadelphia Union, however, the local team would tie in the last minutes with a goal by Randall Leal through a penalty kick in the 85th minute. 
10:11 PM16 days ago

HOW DID THE PHILADELPHIA UNION FARE IN THEIR LAST MATCH?

The Philadelphia Union faced Nashville at Geodis Park, the match was full of emotions but it was not until the 66th minute that Uhre scored the 1-0 in favor of the Philadelphia Union, however, the local team would tie in the last minutes with a goal by Randall Leal through a penalty kick in the 85th minute. 
10:08 PM16 days ago

HOW DID LAFC FARE IN THEIR LAST MATCH?

LAFC defeated Minnesota 2-0 at the Banc of California Stadium last Sunday, the match was very close until the 80th minute, however, in the final lapse of the match, Hollingshead and José Cifuentes scored the corresponding goals to seal another victory for LAFC. 
10:01 PM16 days ago

THE WAIT IS OVER

The wait is over, MLS action returns with the duel between Carlos Vela's LAFC and Philadelphia Union from the Banc of California Stadium. Both teams are at the top of their respective conferences and will be looking for these three points in dispute to remain at the top of the MLS.
2:20 PM17 days ago

Tune in here LAFC vs Philadelphia Union Live Score

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2:15 PM17 days ago

What time is LAFC vs Philadelphia Union match for MLS?

This is the start time of the game LAFC vs Philadelphia Union of 7th May in several countries:

Argentina: 00:00 AM

Bolivia: 22:00 PM

Brazil: 00:00 AM

Chile: 23:00 PM

Colombia: 22:00 PM

Ecuador: 22:00 PM

USA (ET): 23:00 PM in TUDN USA

Spain: 4:00 AM

Mexico: 22:00 PM

Paraguay: 22:00 PM

Peru: 23:00 PM

Uruguay: 00:00 AM

Venezuela: 22:00 PM

2:10 PM17 days ago

Watch out for this LAFC player:

For this match, the experienced and captain of LAFC, the Mexican Carlos Vela will be the player to watch throughout the 90 minutes. So far he has played 131 minutes out of 180, has participated in both matches played by LAFC, has scored 2 goals and has contributed with 3 assists. Therefore, Carlos Vela could at any moment tip the balance in favor of LAFC and give them the victory against Inter Miami.  


2:05 PM17 days ago

Watch out for this Philadelphia Union player:

Kacper Przybyłko is in a good moment, as he has scored 11 goals, one of them giving the victory to Philadelphia Union, likewise, he has become an essential piece for his D.T and could tip the balance in favor of his team.


2:00 PM17 days ago

Last LAFC lineup:

M. Crepeau; F. Escobar, J. Murillo, M. Fall, D. Palacios; J. Cifuentes, Illie, K. Acosta; C. Vela, C. Arango, B. Rodriguez.
1:55 PM17 days ago

Last Philadelphia Union lineup:

A. Blake; O. Mbaizo, J. Glesnes, J. Elliott, K. Wagner; A. Bedoya, J. Martinez, L. Flach; D. Gazdag, K. Przybyłko; J. Monteiro.
1:50 PM17 days ago

Background:

LAFC and Philadelphia Union have only met 3 times all-time (3 draws and 1 win for LAFC) where the scales are tipped in favor of the Los Angeles side. In goals, it is LAFC who have the advantage with 8 goals to Philadelphia Union's 5. Their last meeting dates back to matchday 2 of the 2020 season where the two sides split points in a 3-3 thriller.
1:45 PM17 days ago

About the Stadium:

Banc of California Stadium is a soccer stadium located in Los Angeles, California. It is located in the Exposition Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. It is home to the Los Angeles Football Club of Major League Soccer and as of 2022 will be home to Angel City FC of the NWSL. Completed in 2018, it was the first outdoor stadium built in the city of Los Angeles since 1962. Built on the site of the former Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, it is located next to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and just south of the main campus of the University of Southern California. The stadium opened on April 18, 2018.

The arena will be part of the downtown Olympic Sports Park and will host some men's and women's soccer events when Los Angeles hosts the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

1:40 PM17 days ago

Looking to win on the road

The Philadelphia Union are also on a big plan just like their rival (LAFC), as they are the leaders of the Eastern Conference and, just like the team from Los Angeles, they have only one loss so far in the tournament. The Philadlephia Union team is coming from a great 2021 season where they managed to get into the Play-Offs and have a very outstanding performance, also, they have been one of the most regular teams in MLS as it is already normal to see them in the first places of their conference and always fighting for a place in the playoffs towards the championship.
1:35 PM17 days ago

To make home advantage count on the scoreboard

On the other hand, LAFC is doing well in the nine completed MLS rounds, as they are currently in first place overall in the MLS Western Conference with 22 points from 7 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. Likewise, after having a poor season in 2021, LAFC is repositioning itself as one of the teams that are beginning to raise their hand to be considered as a contender for this year's MLS title.
1:30 PM17 days ago

Duel of advanced final

The MLS is kicking off and with it will bring an early duel of the Play-Offs as LAFC will receive Philadelphia Union at the Bank Of California Stadium, both clubs are the leaders of their respective conferences and at the moment have been the two best teams throughout the season, being the best scorers and the ones with the best defense at the moment.
1:25 PM17 days ago

Kick-off time

The LAFC vs Philadelphia Union match will be play in the Banc of California Stadium, in L.A, USA. The kick-off is scheduled at 23:00 pm ET.
1:20 PM17 days ago

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