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Vote: LAFC Man of the Match vs. RSL, U.S. Open Cup

Which player shined brightest in an elimination game?

MLS: U.S. Open Cup-LAFC at Real Salt Lake Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Football Club defeated Real Salt Lake 3-0 on Tuesday in the fourth round of the 2019 U.S. Open Cup. Carlos Vela opened the scoring, before Lee Nguyen and Adama Diomande added second-half insurance goals.

With the game in the books it’s time to decide the LAFC Man of the Match. The nominees, as selected by Angels on Parade staff:

  • Latif Blessing: Assisted the game’s second goal, drew three yellow cards and played another terrific two-way game while absorbing a ton of contact.
  • Eddie Segura: With Walker Zimmerman out, Segura got another chance to marshal the backline, and was a rock. Helped limit RSL to four shots total, just one on target for the night.
  • Pablo Sisniega: Not bad for a first-team debut, huh? The goalkeeper slotted in well for the night, picking up a debut shutout and making the stops he needed to make. A solid start for the youngster.
  • Carlos Vela: When you score your 17th goal in your 17th game to set the tone for the winning side, you’re doing it right and Vela is taking this competition very seriously.

Who gets your vote? Cast your ballot and leave a comment below!


Who was LAFC’s Man of the Match vs. RSL in the Open Cup win?

This poll is closed

  • 30%
    Latif Blessing
    (10 votes)
  • 9%
    Eddie Segura
    (3 votes)
  • 30%
    Pablo Sisniega
    (10 votes)
  • 30%
    Carlos Vela
    (10 votes)
33 votes total Vote Now