Los Angeles Football Club won their second consecutive game on Friday, downing the Houston Dynamo 4-2 in a game that was delayed nearly two hours due to thunderstorms at The Banc. After going down a goal, LAFC scored four straight, with a brace from Carlos Vela, and goals from Adama Diomande and Walker Zimmerman.
With the win, LAFC tie the all-time MLS points record for an expansion team, with 56, and make a push for a top two seed in the Western Conference. Two games to go, but before that, let’s take a look at the nominees for Man of the Match against the Dynamo, as selected by Angels on Parade staff:
- Adama Diomande: Scored the go-ahead goal for the black-and-gold, his third in two games, to hopefully get hot with the business end of the season nearly here.
- Carlos Vela: Directly involved in all four goals, scoring two and assisting two, while also picking up the penalty to kick start the rally.
- Walker Zimmerman: Yes, the defense let in two goals, but Zimmerman chipped in the scoresheet once again, hitting an impressive strike, the winning goal, to score four goals in his last four games.
Who gets your vote? Cast your ballot and let us know why in the comments!
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