(East Los Angeles, CA) April 26, 2022 [From The Editor’s Desk]: Win, win, win, and it’s winning time…are the lyrics we all can find in several recent, and highly popular songs. And, in keeping with that exciting and thrilling theme, winning is becoming a great and grooved habit for LAFC as they improved their young and spectacular season record to (6W-1L-1T), highly valued at (19) points, tops in the MLS at this point in the season.
The team heroes for this match were #23/Midfielder-Kellyn Acosta, newest member of the Club who was obtained from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for $550,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) in 2022 and $550,000 in GAM in 2023. He is also a stand-out member of the U.S. Men’s National Team USMNT). Second mentioning goes to #29/Forward-Danny Musovski, a versatile three year veteran who has made the most of his playing time, with credits for scoring important goals as he did in this match.
Now, let’s all take a look at the brief LAFC Communications Department match summary provided to the media outlets that cover the team.
LAFC COMES BACK FOR 2-1 WIN OVER FC CINCINNATI
(From Cincinnati, OH) -The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) used two second half goals to storm back and defeat FC Cincinnati (2-1) at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati. LAFC sits in first place in the Western Conference and has the best record in the league with a (6-1-1) record and 19 points.
(HALF-TIME): FC Cincinnati 1 LAFC 0
To view the Match Highlights, click here.
After Luciano Acosta put Cincinnati up (1-0) just seconds before halftime, Kellyn Acosta scored his first LAFC goal in the (59th) minute to tie the match and Danny Musovski scored the game-winner in the (79th) minute.
(FULL-TIME): LAFC 2 FC Cincinnati (ATTENDANCE): 20,883
The Black & Gold return home to host Minnesota United on Sunday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m. at Banc of California Stadium. To Watch: FS1, Fox Deportes, 7:00 pm PT | To Listen: 710 AM ESPN, ESPN App., 980 La Mera Mera
NEWS & NOTES:
- This was LAFC’s first visit to Cincinnati and the second all-time match between the clubs. LAFC defeated Cincinnati (2-0) at Banc of California Stadium in 2019.
- Kellyn Acosta scored his first goal with LAFC.
- Doniel Henry started in defense, but was forced to come out due to a hamstring injury in the first half. ###