Carlos Vela scores two targets as LAFC beats Houston Dynamo

Carlos Vela scored two first-half targets on penalty kicks and LAFC rolled to a different straightforward win, knocking off the Houston Dynamo 3-1 on Sunday evening at Banc of California Stadium.

LAFC (20-8-4) already clinched the No. 1 seed for the Western Convention playoffs, and Sunday’s victory helped the staff keep forward of the Philadelphia Union for Main League Soccer’s Supporters’ Defend. Each groups have 64 factors, however LAFC has extra wins.

LAFC additionally improved to 16-1 when scoring first.

That first objective got here within the eighth minute after Houston’s Griffin Dorsey fouled Denis Bouaga on the left facet of the penalty space after a protracted cross from Vela.

Vela’s second penalty kick got here 4 minutes into first-half stoppage time after a handball within the space by Houston’s Fafa Picault.

Ryan Hollingshead had the staff’s third objective early within the second half. It was his sixth objective of the season, which leads MLS defenders.