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2018 Major League Soccer, Regular Season
  • Ola Kamara (59')
  • Giovani Dos Santos (66')
  • Daniel Royer (7')
  • Florian Valot (49')
  • Alejandro Romero Gamarra (84' PEN)

Gamarra seals late NYRB victory over Ibrahimovic's LA Galaxy

Daniel Royer Harry How/Getty Images

Alejandro Romero Gamarra scored a late goal and Bradley Wright-Phillips had two assists to help the New York Red Bulls beat the LA Galaxy 3-2 on Saturday night.

Gamarra converted from the spot to give New York a 3-2 lead in the 84th minute after the Galaxy's Dave Romney was called for a hand ball in the area.

Luis Robles had three acrobatic saves, including two diving stops and a leaping deflection, for the Red Bulls.

Daniel Royer put away a cross from Wright-Phillips to open the scoring in the seventh minute. Gamarra, near midfield, lofted a pass to Wright-Phillips on the right side of the box, where he fed a streaking Royer for the tap-in finish into a wide-open net.

Florian Valot doubled the advantage in the 49th minute, lifting a cross from Wright-Phillips in the top of the net on a breakaway. Gamarra chipped it to Wright-Phillips on the left flank, who tapped it to Valot at the top of the six-yard box.

L.A.'s Ola Kamara put away a through ball from Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the 59th minute and Giovani dos Santos scored in the 66th to make it 2-2.

The Galaxy have lost three in a row at home.

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