MLS: LA Galaxy’s Dismal Run Of Form Continues, Montreal Outscore Toronto In 8 Goal Thriller

Atlanta United shut down a struggling 10 man LA Galaxy side, scoring four goals within the first half of the match.

Atlanta went up early, with three goals in seven minutes, including a brace from Yamil Asad. The Galaxy did not do themselves any favors when Jermaine Jones was booked soon after for violent conduct in the 39th minute.

Unlike their 7-0 victory over New England, ATL settled into a controlled possession game in the second half, and kept a clean sheet for the eighth time this season.

Meanwhile, three goals inside the first 24 minutes paved the way for Montreal Impact in a 5-3 victory of rivals Toronto at BMO Field. Ignacio Piatti and Anthony Jackson-Hamel each had braces for Montreal, who were up 5-1 after 51 minutes before Tosaint Ricketts scored twice to trim the deficit.

The defeat snapped league-leading Toronto FC’s undefeated run as well as their six-game winning streak. It also marked their first home loss of the season.

 

RESULTS

Atlanta United 4:0 LA Galaxy

Toronto FC 3:5 Montreal Impact

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