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LAFC vs Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami

LAFC vs Inter Miami became the most most watched MLS Season-opener on ESPN and ESPN Deportes since 2011.

Gerardo Hernandez, Co-Opinion Editor

March 5, 2020

Los Angeles Football Club hosted Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami on Sunday, Mar.1, 2020, in what was a hotly contested battle. More than an hour before kickoff, LAFC’s 3252 began to let Miami feel the entire pressure of Los Angeles. Outside, the smoky aroma of the barbeque’s filled the ...

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...

Major League Soccer: Vela’s penalty cancels out Ibrahimovic’s tally

Dejan Jakovic attempts to fend-off Zlatan Ibrahimovic during LAFC's visit to StubHub Center to face the Galaxy. Photo, Andres Martinez.

Ignacio Cervantes, Sports Editor

August 25, 2018

Friday night the Los Angeles Galaxy remained unbeaten against cross-town rival the Los Angeles Football Club after a 1-1 draw at StubHub Center. LAFC’s Carlos Vela converted from the penalty spot to cancel out Galaxy’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first-half opener. The third edition of El Trafico was a ...

LAFC proves too good for Minnesota United

It was Banc of California Stadium's first midweek match, yet the stadium's atmosphere remained top notch. Photo cred: onefootball.com

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

May 10, 2018

Tyler Miller, Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) goalkeeper, earned his fourth shutout this season on Wednesday, May 9 against Minnesota United. The Black and Gold played its first midweek match at Banc of California Stadium, winning 2-0 in convincing fashion. “Everyone is willing to sacrifice,” The LAFC...

LAFC tie in their second home game

In the second home match for Los Angeles Football Club, the Black and Gold were the better team but were held to a draw. Photo cred: Ignacio Cervantes.

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

May 8, 2018

Football Club Dallas came into Banc of California Stadium on Saturday May 5 and earned a 1-1 draw. Argentinian Maximiliano Urruti equalized early in the second half as Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) played better but tied. Steven Beitashour scored 10 minutes into the match. The early goal provoked...

LAFC Open Banc of California Stadium with Last-Gasp Win

The opening of Banc of California Stadium included tifos from the supporters section.

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

May 1, 2018

April 29 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) won its first ever game at Banc of California Stadium 1-0 against the Seattle Sounders. Laurent Ciman, captain of LAFC, capped off an exceptional homecoming by scoring a game-winning goal with less than a minute left in the match. Prepared...

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,...

Galaxy Win First El Trafico Derby

Galaxy Win First El Trafico Derby

Ignacio Cervantes, Reporter

April 5, 2018

Los Angeles Galaxy one, Chivas zero. The first edition of El Trafico was one to forget for the Black and Gold but one the Galaxy and neutral spectators will remember forever. Los Angeles Football Club fell victim to the Galaxy 4-3 on Saturday after the club, once known as Chivas USA, dropped a 3-0...

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