Los Angeles FC and Philadelphia Union draw 2-2 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS

LOS ANGELES. Los Angeles FC manages to recover against Philadelphia Union with a goal on the D. Gazdag 9' and a goal on the J. Carranza 67'.

Los Angeles FC and Philadelphia Union draw 2-2 on Saturday. HIGHLIGHTS
HIGHLIGHTS: Los Angeles Football Club vs. Philadelphia Union | May 07, 2022

LOS ANGELES. Los Angeles FC manages to recover against Philadelphia Union with a goal on the D. Gazdag 9′ and a goal on the J. Carranza 67′. Los Angeles FC was surely better in terms of ball possession (66%)​

The match was played at the Banc of California Stadium stadium in Los Angeles on Saturday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Jair Marrufo with the support of Katie Nesbitt and Frank Anderson. The 4th official was Silviu Petrescu. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 16.6 degrees Celsius or 61.88 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 66 Ball Possession 34
Shots
  • 21 Total 10
  • 5 On Target 2
  • 16 Off Target 8
  • 3 Shots blocked 0
  • 131 Attack 94
  • 77 Dangerous attack 35
  • 74 Ball safe​ 75
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 12 Corners 1
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 12 Total 16
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 2

Ball possession

Los Angeles FC had a superior ball possession 66% while Philadelphia Union was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Los Angeles FC was more pushing with 77 dangerous attacks and 21 shots of which 5 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Los Angeles FC to win the match​.

Los Angeles FC shot 21 times, 5 on target, 16 off target. On the other side, Philadelphia Union shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Los Angeles FC received 1 yellow card (D. Palacios). Regarding the opposition, Philadelphia Union received 2 yellow cards (S. Santos and ).

Match Timeline

9'
D. Gazdag(goal)K. Wagner
K. Opoku(goal)J. Cifuentes
57'
65'
S. Santos- sub ->C. Burke
67'
J. Carranza(goal)D. Gazdag
D. Musovski- sub ->K. Opoku
74'
L. Blessing- sub ->I. Sanchez
74'
D. Palacios- Yellow
77'
77'
J. McGlynn- sub ->J. Martinez
F. Escobar(goal)
82'
83'
S. Santos- Yellow
F. Ginella- sub ->J. Cifuentes
89'
90'
- Yellow

Standings

After this match, Los Angeles FC will have 23 points to hold in the 2nd place. On the opposite side, Philadelphia Union will have 19 points to sit in the 1st place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Los Angeles FC will host Nashville SC on the 9th of October with a 0-0 head to head.

Philadelphia Union will host Toronto on the 8th of October with a 13-10 head to head in favor of Toronto (7 draws).

Los Angeles FC – Formation

Los Angeles FC started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Steven Cherundolo decided to play with the following team: .

Substitutions

Los Angeles FC made 3 changes: K. Opoku for D. Musovski (74′), I. Sanchez for L. Blessing (74′) and J. Cifuentes for F. Ginella (89′).

Philadelphia Union – Formation

Philadelphia Union started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

Jim Curtin played with: .

Philadelphia Union could not rely on the presence of J. McGlynn (injured).

Substitutions

Philadelphia Union made 2 changes: C. Burke for S. Santos (65′) and J. Martinez for J. McGlynn (77′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.​