REAL SALT LAKE

Galaxy Score First Goal On RSL In 16th Minute

Apr 28, 2019, 6:37 PM
(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)...
(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Against the red-hot Los Angeles Galaxy, Real Salt Lake conceded the first goal of the match in the 16th minute to take a 1-0 lead.

RSL was able to escape the first two minutes without conceding a goal as there was cracks in their defense early in the match.

Just 16 minutes in, Real conceded the goal as the center backs failed to close off the through ball from Diego Polenta, which found Chris Pontius and he connected with midfielder Uriel Antuna, scoring his first goal of the season as he scored on RSL goalkeeper Andrew Putna.

It’s evident that Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s presence is felt, even though he didn’t touch the ball on the goal that the Galaxy scored. RSL is putting a lot of focus on the superstar striker.

To that point, LA has had only 1 shot on target, which was the goal. RSL has been caught offsides three times and committed three fouls.

The Galaxy have lost one match and tied one and have won six games this season.

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