Zlatan Ibrahimovic can’t save the Galaxy this time in loss to Sporting Kansas City

CARSON – – After the initial 45 minutes, it appeared that the Galaxy’s against Sporting Kansas City might make use of an infusion of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Ibrahimovic began the game on the bench, as he performed in his debut last week versus LAFC.

The 25,846 in participation at StubHub Center emerged in a “We Want Zlatan” chant in the 49th min.

Unfortunately for the Galaxy as well as its supporters, by the time Ibrahimovic gone into in the 62nd minute the club was currently down two objectives.

Despite some vibrant moments, even Ibrahimovic could not save the Galaxy (2-2-1, 7 factors) this time around, as the club fell 2-0 to Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.

“I assume we should have a goal,” Galaxy coach Sigi Schmid said. “I assume we did sufficient to be worthy of a goal, if not two, but obviously our protecting was out the two goals that we took, especially on the 2nd one.”

SKC (4-1-1, 13 factors) opened the scoring in the 56th min on Daniel Salloi’s objective.

Salloi found himself in the best location at the correct time as Ola Kamara’s effort to going the sphere away on a corner kick, dropped right into Salloi’s course inside the 18 that comfortably transferred the round into the goal.

In the 61st, Johnny Russell split Daniel Steres and Ashley Cole and also defeat David Bingham for the goal.

“I thought there was a substantial difference in our initiative in the last Thirty Minutes versus the initial 60,” Schmid claimed. “We have to play the initial 60 like we played the last 30.

“We should be far better at winning our duels. I assume in the last HALF AN HOUR, we won our battles, we entered people as well as we won deals with and we won 50-50 rounds. I believe prior to that, we really did not and afterwards it makes it hard to play protection.”

Once again, once Ibrahimovic entered some life participated in the stadium and the Galaxy’s performance. One of his preliminary touches brought about Ola Kamara establishing up Romain Alessandrini for an appearance at objective, but the ball hit off of the article.

In the 78th minute, Ibrahimovic shot from distance, however not as much out as he did recently versus LAFC, however SKC goalkeeper Tim Melia existed to redirect the shot aside.

In total amount, Ibrahimovic had five total shots, with three on objective.

SKC was playing without its leading goal marker Felipe Gutierrez (five objectives), that was out with a hip injury.

The Galaxy really did not create much in the first fifty percent, however still had a couple of flashes at goal as well as each agonizing miss came back to haunt the club in the 2nd half.

Its first finest check out objective came in the 36th minute when Chris Pontius’ header off of a cross from Ashley Cole gotten in touch with the blog post.

4 minutes later, on a counter, Jonathan dos Santos fed Kamara, yet his shot on objective was conserved conveniently Melia.

Later, Ashley Cole ripped a shot from outside the 18 that Melia, outstretched, had the ability to obtain his fingertips on, routing the ball off the post and also out for an edge kick.

In all, the Galaxy was credited with 22 shots and 10 on objective, but three struck the article, which seemed fitting because it was L.A. Kings night.

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