New York City FC beats LA Galaxy 2-0

AP
Published 6:38 p.m. ET May 11, 2019

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Héber Araújo dos Santos and Maximiliano Moralez scored late in the first half and New York City FC beat the LA Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday.

Héber gave City (4-1-6) the lead in the 44th minute, putting back the rebound of Ismael Tajouri-Shradi’s saved attempt. The Galaxy’s Uriel Antuna conceded a hand-ball penalty three minutes later, and Moralez converted from the spot in stoppage time.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s shot hit the crossbar in the 86th minute for the Galaxy (7-4-1). Following the attempt, Ibrahimovic and NYCFC goalkeeper Sean Johnson went to the ground in a brief tussle. Both received yellow cards.

NYCFC has won four of the last five and is unbeaten in seven games.

The Galaxy have lost three in a row.

RED BULLS 3, FC DALLAS 1

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Sean Nealis and Brian White scored in the second half in New York’s victory over FC Dallas.

The Red Bulls (4-5-2) took a 2-1 lead in the 58th minute when Nealis redirected Michael Murillo’s blast with a header into the far corner.

FC Dallas (5-4-2) pushed forward in the final 20 minutes, and New York goalkeeper Ryan Meara made a diving save of Zdenek…

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