LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC – Football Match Report – April 1, 2023
Jordan Morris continued his historic objective-scoring run as his tally within the twenty first minute serving to the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over the LA Galaxy on Saturday in Carson, California.
Seattle (4-1-1, 13 factors) ran its unbeaten streak towards the Galaxy to 10 video games, and have become the primary MLS crew in historical past with a streak that lengthy towards the Galaxy (0-2-3, 3 factors).
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Morris completed a cross on the run from teammate Leo Chu for his fifth objective in two matches, after Morris scored 4 for the Sounders in final week’s win over Sporting Kansas City. It was his fiftieth profession common-season objective for Seattle, his sixtieth objective throughout all competitions, and he grew to become the primary ever Sounders participant to file 5 consecutive objectives for his crew.
Chu’s help was his fifth in two video games, as he had a hand in all 5 of Morris’ objectives throughout the 2 matches.
Chu scored Seattle’s second objective within the thirty fifth minute, and his first of the season, when his defender fell down attempting to mark and Chu raced away towards the field with the ball. Nicolas Lodeiro received the unfastened ball and fed Chu, who had loads of time and house to shoot.
Chu rolled a shot underneath the outstretched arm of Galaxy goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann, then grabbed an additional ball and put it underneath his jersey in celebration.
The Galaxy made it fascinating by outplaying the Sounders within the second half. Jalen Neal’s objective within the 63rd minute got here within the midst of a sustained Galaxy possession and stress that had Seattle hanging on to a precarious lead.
The Galaxy had a few beauty on objective within the first half however could not end them. Preston Judd had an ideal probability when he made a run and had a degree clean shot on objective, however Seattle goalie Stefan Frei blocked it for a save.
Neal put within the comply with of a shot that Frei could not herald cleanly, standing in the suitable place to place away the rebound.
The Galaxy had extra nook kicks and pictures however could not discover a tying objective earlier than time ran out. Frei was compelled to make seven saves, together with one huge cease on the ultimate play of the match.