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Post-Match Facts: LA Galaxy vs D.C. United

LA Galaxy 4 (1-0-0, 3 points) vs. D.C. United 1 (0-1-0, 0 points)
2016 MLS regular season
March 6, 2016 – StubHub Center, Carson, CA   
Attendance: 25,667

  • This was the 43 matchup between coastal rivals; this is the third time the clubs have faced each other to open the MLS regular season.  LA leads the series 20-14-9
  • Ben Olsen’s starting lineup included four new players in 2016: Lamar Neagle, Patrick Nyarko, Luciano Acosta, and Marcelo
  • Julian Büscher made his MLS debut, entering in the 75th minute for fellow newcomer, Luciano Acosta
  • Lamar Neagle scored his first goal in Black-and-Red
  • Luciano Acosta notched his first MLS start after joining the Black-and-Red on loan from Boca Juniors (Argentina)
  • Three former Galaxy players started for United – Marcelo, Sean Franklin, and Kofi Opare
  • United are 11-13-5 in games played in March

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Goals by Period                      1          2       Total
LA Galaxy                                 0          4          4
D.C. United                               1          0          1
 
Scoring Summary:                                                      
DC - 5': Lamar Neagle 
LA - 54’: Daniel Steres (Mike Magee)
LA - 65’: Mike Magee
LA - 81’: Robbie Keane (PK)
LA - 87’: Mike Magee (Steven Gerrard)

Misconduct Summary:
48’ Lamar Neagle – unsporting behavior
59’ Sean Franklin – unsporting behavior
86’ Nick DeLeon – unsporting behavior
 
D.C. United lineup:
Andrew Dykstra; Taylor Kemp, Bobby Boswell, Steve Birnbaum, Sean Franklin; Chris Rolfe (Miguel Aguilar 72’), Marcelo, Nick DeLeon, Patrick Nyarko (Fabián Espíndola 45’); Luciano Acosta (Julian Büscher 75’), Lamar Neagle

Unused Substitutes: Travis Worra, Luke Mishu, Kofi Opare, Álvaro Saborío
 
SHOTS: 16; SHOTS ON GOAL: 6; CORNERS: 6; OFFSIDES: 3; SAVES: 3

LA Galaxy lineup:
Dan Kennedy (Brian Rowe 20’); Ashely Cole, Daniel Steres, A.J. DeLaGarza, Robbie Rogers; Gyasi Zardes, Steven Gerrard, Giovani dos Santos (Mike Magee 45’), Nigel De Jong, Sebastian Lletget (Baggio Hasidic 80’); Robbie Keane

Unused Substitutes: Rafael Garcia, Emmanuel Boateng, Dave Romney, Ariel Lassiter

SHOTS: 13; SHOTS ON GOAL: 7; CORNERS: 4; OFFSIDES: 3; SAVES: 5
                                                                                                                 
Head Referee: Kevin Stott
Assistant Referees: Adam Wienckowski, Jeremy Hanson
Fourth Official: David Gantar

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