It took just five minutes for Los Angeles Football Club to set the tone for the brand new “El Trafico“ rivalry, thanks to, who else? Carlos Vela.
After 5 minutes of possession and opening up space in the back line of the Galaxy defense, LAFC took advantage of yet another chance: Diego Rossi fed the ball to Carlos Vela, who sliced an INCREDIBLE STRIKE into the corner of the Galaxy net, for LAFC’s first-ever goal against their city rivals.
⚽️ Delicious from @11carlosV!!#LAFCvGAL 1-0 pic.twitter.com/QJx56H80MA— LAFC (@LAFC) March 31, 2018
Not only is it a simply beautiful goal, but it sets the stage for the entire LAFC-LA Galaxy rivalry. LAFC wanted to come out and make a statement, and the fact that it took five minutes to go up in their biggest Derby match is a HUGE moment for the club.
And then he got another one!
Carlos Vela again! 2-0 LAFC! pic.twitter.com/CRt01cprTQ— Total MLS (@TotalMLS) March 31, 2018
Keep it up, Carlos! #VeLA
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