America vs. LAFC, result and summary: the Eagles fly over Carlos Vela and Gareth Bale on penalties to win the Leagues Cup Showcase

This Wednesday, at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, America won on penalties LAFC in the Leagues Cup Showcase.

The shootout ended 6-5 after a scoreless draw in regulation time.

In the first match of the double day of exhibition games between teams from Liga MX and MLS, the LA Galaxy beat Chivas 2-0.

The Eagles now they will focus on lifting in the 2022 Apertura. They only have four points out of the 15 they have played, the product of a win, a draw and a defeat. The azulcrema team that has one game less, is located in the 15th position in the classification table. The first 12 advance to the Liguilla.

This Sunday America will face Juarez in a game for Day 7.

The figure and captain of the azulcremas, the goalkeeper William Memo Ochoa saw no action. On behalf of LAFC and its trident of stars, Carlos candle played the whole second half Gareth Bale he had 28 minutes of activity at the end. Giorgio Chiellini He warmed up, but did not participate.

It was a matchup without much emotion in the 90 minutes. America was the team that produced the best chances. However, the goalkeeper of the Los Angeles team, John McCarthyhad key saves.

The double day had an attendance of 71,000 fans for what was the first soccer event in the history of SoFi Stadium, a future World Cup stadium.

Result of America vs. LAFC

Equipment 1Q 2T Final penalties
America 0 0 0 6
LAFC 0 0 0 5

The full penalties of America vs. LAFC

Summary of America vs. LAFC

America wins the penalty shootout 6-5, takes the win

Regulation time ends 0-0, there will be penalties

Minute 90+2: José Cifuentes (LAFC) sends a poisonous center to the area from the left side, cleared by Sebastián Cáceres.

90 minute: Gareth Bale (LAFC) takes a free kick, the ball crashes into Bruno Valdez.

Minute 87: Gareth Bale (LAFC) tries to filter a ball without success, he has not been able to do much in his brief participation.

80th minute: In case the tie persists, the game will be defined with a penalty shootout.

minute 84: Giorgio Chiellini (LAFC) is not going to see action, he has already stopped warming up and left the bench.

75th minute: Alex Zendejas (America) takes a shot from outside the box, John McCarthy saves the ball from below.

Minute 74: LAFC has taken possession of the ball in the last stretch of the game.

68th minute: Karel Campos (America) takes a corner kick and almost scores an Olympic goal.

Minute 64: America also makes five changes, Jonathan Cabecita Rodríguez, Alex Zendejas and Henry Martín enter.

minute 63: LAFC makes five changes, Gareth Bale enters.

Minute 56: America warns again! Federico Viñas overflows on the right side, Román Martínez takes the ball in the area, turns around and takes a shot, John McCarthy deflects the ball with one hand in a masterful save.

Minute 51: LAFC is saved! Miguel Layún sends a poisonous cross from the left side, Emilio Lara shoots first, but John McCarthy stops the ball at close range.

Minute 48: Near America! Román Martínez goes on a counterattack, enters the area, makes a cut and takes a shot, John McCarthy makes the save.

Minute 46: Cristian Arango (LAFC) takes advantage of a gift from América’s defense and takes a shot that goes over the top.

Minute 46: LAFC makes three changes, Carlo Vela enters before the budgeted.

Complementary part begins

The first half is over, things go 0-0

40th minute: Mamadou Fall enters Federico Viñas with both feet in front, he looked violent; the whistle shows him a direct red card, but after the VAR review it only gives him a yellow card.

Minute 38: Both teams show intent, but don’t have much on the last touch.

30th minute: Federico Viñas (America) connects a cross from Mauricio Reyes with a header in the heart of the area, John McCarthy intervenes.

Minute 24: Brian Rodríguez (LAFC) makes a great play and filters an excellent ball into the area, but Latif Blessing swings before Óscar Jiménez leaves.

Minute 22: Miguel Layún (América) overflows down the left side, sends a diagonal pass to Román Martínez, who shoots with first intention, Eddie Segura deflects the ball.

Minute 19: America is saved! Kwadwo Opoku dribbles in and takes a shot into the heart of the box, but Óscar Jiménez makes a huge one-handed save.

13th minute: Kwadwo Opoku (LAFC) tries to control a filtered pass in the heart of the area, but Sebastián Cáceres cuts the path of the ball.

Minute 10: The game has a good rhythm at this start, both teams propose.

Minute 4: LAFC responds! Cristian Arango takes a pass from Kwadwo Opoku and takes a shot on the right side of the area that is saved by goalkeeper Óscar Jiménez.

Minute 3: Warn America! Miguel Layún surprises by connecting a first-intention center inside the area, LAFC goalkeeper John McCarthy flies, but the ball goes outside.

start the match

[22:10 CDMX] LAFC coach Steve Cherundolo has reported that Carlos Vela, Giorgio Chiellini and Gareth Bale will play in the last 30 of the match.

[22:05 CDMX] This will be the second game of the double day, In the first hour, the LA Galaxy defeated Chivas 2-0. The stadium is already completely full, 70,000 fans are present.

This is America’s confirmed starting lineup; the helmsman Fernando Tano Ortiz uses a somewhat alternate team, the goalkeeper Guillermo Memo Ochoa does not start

[21:50 CDMX] America warms up on the SoFI court.

This is the starting XI of LAFC, Carlos Vela, Giorgio Chiellini and Gareth Bale do not start

Welcome to SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California! America will be playing against LAFC in a match for the Leagues Cup Showcase.

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America vs. LAFC, result and summary: the Eagles fly over Carlos Vela and Gareth Bale on penalties to win the Leagues Cup Showcase