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Bassett, Lewis goals lift Colorado Rapids past LA Galaxy 2-0

September 20, 2020 GMT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Cole Bassett and Jonathan Lewis scored and the Colorado Rapids beat the LA Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday night.

Colorado (4-4-4) rebounded from a 4-1 loss to FC Dallas on Wednesday night. The Galaxy (4-4-3) had their six-match unbeaten streak snapped.

Sam Vines lofted the ball from distance to Bassett, who fired his shot from the center of the 6-yard box in the 40th minute for his third goal of the season. Lewis scored on a right-footed shot at close range from the center of the goal in the 78th.

Sebastian Lletget’s header attempt sailed over the crossbar in the 71st minute for the Galaxy.

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William Yarbrough made four saves for the Rapids. David Bingham had two for the Galaxy.

The Galaxy entered having won 24 of 38 all-time meetings at home, outscoring Colorado by more than 2-1.