The Cancun-born striker scored two penalties in favor of the Los Angeles team to command the victory of his team against his counterpart from Houston
A victory came at the hands of Los Angeles Football Club. The team led by Carlos Vela added three units after seeing how the Mexican-born striker scored two goals in what ended up being a 3-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo of Héctor Herrera, a midfielder who is still injured and was not part of the game played at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles.
The first goal of the night did not take long to wait, because after a foul by Griffin Dorsey, Vela took the ball and was responsible for launching a penalty that beat the rival goalkeeper to celebrate the first goal in the 8th minute of the game. of the day
Subsequently, striker Corey Baird equalized the actions, this after taking advantage of a pass from his teammate Adalberto Eliecer Carrasquilla, who at minute 25 assisted the striker to equalize the actions in Los Angeles.
However, this mattered little to LAFC, because again the Mexican took charge from the penalty spot to score at 45 + 5 ‘, thus leaving a first half full of goals and emotions on the side of the balance of the Los Angeles team.
Then, at 52’, midfielder Ryan Hollingshead was in charge of closing the victory, which is how the final result of the match played in Los Angeles was set and which gave the Los Angeles club three points to continue their journey within the MLS.
Vela left the field of play at 63 ′, leaving his place on the field to the 21-year-old striker, Kwadwo Opoku, who could not be as decisive in front of the goal as the Mexican-born was.
Carlos Vela and his walk in the MLS
The Aztec striker has been present in 31 games out of 32 games played in the current MLS campaign and he has scored 11 goals in that number of games. In addition, Carlos Vela gave nine assists to his teammates, being a fundamental factor in the team that is at the top of the Western Conference with 64 units.