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LAFC Draws in Epic Battle Against Philadelphia Union

LAFC Draws in Epic Battle Against Philadelphia Union

Jesus Marquez, Reporter

March 11, 2020

Los Angeles Football Club drew against Philadelphia Union  3-3, Sunday night, in an epic battle at Banc of California Stadium. Philadelphia Union took the lead on three occasions, but the Black and Gold responded back within minutes every time.  Even Contest For Both Teams  As the game started...

The Champions League Dream Lives On

Carlos Vela netted his 43rd goal In his last 42 official matches.

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor

February 28, 2020

Los Angeles Football Club’s first CONCACAF Champions League run is far from over after defeating Club Leon 3-0 at Banc of California Stadium,Thursday, February 27. The Black and Gold overturned the aggregate goal count against one of Mexico’s best, after losing 2-0 in Mexico last week. LAFC will ...

Sounders Rob The Banc, Eliminate LAFC

Seattle Sounders lifted the Western Conference championship trophy on the Banc of California Stadium pitch following its 3-1 win over LA Football Club Tuesday, Oct. 29. Photo credit: Jesus Manriquez / EPM.

Ignacio Cervantes, Contributor

October 31, 2019

In Seattle Sounders 3-1 road victory at Banc of California Stadium Tuesday, Nicolas Lodeiro’s first half go-ahead goal flipped the script on LA Football Club. The win put Seattle in Sunday’s MLS Cup Final against Toronto FC. Unlikely Underdog Going into the match, Seattle wasn’t the better t...

The Black And Gold…. And The Best: LAFC Clinch Their First Ever Title

Jesus Manriquez, Sports Editor

September 26, 2019

Los Angeles Football Club grabbed a 3-1 win against The Houston Dynamo and clinched the Supporters' Shield for the first time in club history. Forwards Carlos Vela, Diego Rossi and midfielder Eduard Atuesta scored for LAFC in a historic night for the club. LAFC quickly took control of the possessio...

The Galaxy Still Rules Los Angeles

Jesus Manriquez, writer

August 26, 2019

The fifth chapter of the young " El Trafico" derby took place on Sunday in an unreal, passionate atmosphere at the Banc of California Stadium. The Los Angeles Football Club went in looking for their first win against the LA Galaxy, but a brilliant 20 minutes in the first half from the LA Galaxy were en...

LAFC vs Real Salt Lake

Los Angeles Football Club captain Carlos Vela lines up for a corner kick during the first half against Real Salt Lake Saturday, March 23 at Banc of California Stadium. Photo credit: Ignacio Cervantes / El Paisano News

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

March 25, 2019

Los Angeles Football Club grabbed a last minute 2-1 win against Real Salt Lake Saturday, March 23 at Banc of California Stadium. A long strike from defender Walker Zimmerman in stoppage time changed a game that seemed destined to end in a draw. LAFC got their taste of 'revenge' after Real Salt Lake eliminated...

MLS: Jona dos Santos Captains Galaxy to Victory

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

The Los Angeles Galaxy won its second game of 2019 Saturday by defeating Minnesota United Football Club 3-2 at Dignity Health Sports Park. In the thick of things was Jonathan dos Santos who captained the Galaxy for the second consecutive game as regular skipper Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to sit out...

MLS: Schelotto’s Tactics Shine Brightest Against MUFC Since Joining Galaxy

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

March 17, 2019

The Los Angeles Galaxy got its second win of the season at home after defeating Minnesota United 3-2 on Saturday night. Minnesota managed to turn a controlled game by the Galaxy into a nail-biter.  No Zlatan? No Problem On a night which striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was out due to injury, it was forward Uriel An...

MLS Opening Weekend: Double Fixture For Los Angeles

Jesus Manriquez, Reporter

February 28, 2019

MLS opening weekend comes to Los Angeles with a double fixture. Los Angeles Galaxy will face off against the Chicago Fire Saturday and LAFC goes up against Sporting Kansas City on Sunday. Both LA teams will look to improve from last season. LAFC fell out short after being upset in the first round ...

Major League Soccer: LAFC Uses Second Half to Get Passed Colorado

LAFC won the six points possible this week after beating Real Salt Lake Wednesday night and Colorado Rapids Sunday night. On Friday Aug. 24 they’ll play the LA derby against LA Galaxy.

Ramon Alvarado, Contributor

August 20, 2018

Lee Nguyen and Diego Rossi each netted a goal in the second half for the Los Angeles Football Club to pull away from the Colorado Rapids at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles Sunday, August 19. LAFC’s record improves to 12-7-6 on the year with the win, and they now look forward to their ...

First Trip Above the Border for LAFC

Kickoff today April 13 looms ahead as LAFC take on its first Canadian side.

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

April 13, 2018

Friday night lights for Los Angeles Football Club tonight April 13 as LAFC travel to BC Place in Vancouver, Canada to face the Vancouver Whitecaps at 7 p.m. Whitecaps manager Carl Robinson spoke to the media on Wednesday at BC Place and the Welsh-born manager mentioned his team could be more clin...

Galaxy Host Sporting KC While LAFC Travel to Atlanta

Los Angeles FC continue its away game-filled start to the season against league sophomores Atlanta on Saturday. Sunday, Galaxy face first place Sporting KC.

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

April 7, 2018

Beginning Saturday, the Los Angeles Galaxy and Los Angeles Football Club will feature in this weekend’s installment of Major League Soccer. On Sunday, Sporting Kansas City travel to StubHub Center attempting to tame the Lion that is Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the Galaxy with a 6 p.m. kickoff. But first,...

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