MLS Review: Ibrahimovic brace guides Galaxy to win
The LA Galaxy were too good for Real Salt Lake in MLS as Zlatan Ibrahimovic starred.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic led the LA Galaxy to a win in MLS on Saturday, while two of the top teams in the Eastern Conference played out a draw.
Ibrahimovic scored his second brace in three games to see the Galaxy past Real Salt Lake 3-0 at the StubHub Center.
It took until the hour-mark for the Galaxy to grab the lead, Ibrahimovic capitalising on an error from goalkeeper Nick Rimando.
Rimando failed to get enough on a punch from a cross, allowing Ibrahimovic to head into an open goal.
Zlatan heads it home to give the lead 1-0. June 10, 2018
Ibrahimovic doubled the lead six minutes later, getting on the end of a Servando Carrasco cross before heading in.
Zlatan gets a second! June 10, 2018
The Galaxy's win was sealed by Ola Kamara and they remain eighth in the Western Conference, two points behind the sixth-placed Portland Timbers.
At Yankee Stadium, New York City and Atlanta United played out a 1-1 draw.
Josef Martinez scored his 13th MLS goal of the season to give Atlanta a second-half lead.
However, Alexander Callens scored an equaliser for City, who remain two points behind Eastern Conference leaders Atlanta.
A brace from Kei Kamara saw the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 5-2 win over Orlando City and Dallas were 2-0 victors against Montreal Impact.
Bastian Schweinsteiger was on the scoresheet as Chicago Fire drew 1-1 at home to the New England Revolution, while Houston Dynamo beat a 10-man Colorado Rapids 2-0.
A BLAST FROM BASTI June 10, 2018
The Seattle Sounders edged DC United 2-1 and Columbus Crew drew 1-1 against the New York Red Bulls.
The Portland Timbers and Sporting Kansas City played out a 0-0 draw, while Los Angeles FC claimed a dramatic 4-3 win against the San Jose Earthquakes.
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