Staked to a 1-0 lead with a late first-half goal by Mark-Anthony Kaye, LAFC guarded its slim lead over the Columbus Crew throughout the rest of the first half and most of the second half Saturday afternoon until they finally put it away with two late goals, by Adama Diomande and Carols Vela, defeating the home team 3-0. The victory keeps LAFC on top of the Western Division,.
Vela’s goal was his 12th of the year, making him the league leader in goals scored.
37′ – LAFC – Mark Anthony Kaye
88′ – LAFC – Adama Diomande
90′ – LAFC – Carlos Vela