Los Angeles FC (18-6-3, first in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Dynamo (7-15-5, 14th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: LAFC -105, Houston +249, Draw +272; over/under is 2.5 goals
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jesús Murillo scored early in the second half and Los Angeles FC did all its damage after intermission to pick up its sixth straight victory in a 5-0 rout of Charlotte FC on Saturday night.
Seattle Sounders FC (9-10-2, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles FC (14-4-3, first in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Friday, 11 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: LAFC -187, Seattle +456, Draw +333; over/under is 2.5 goals
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gareth Bale and Giorgio Chiellini made their Major League Soccer debuts for Los Angeles FC in a 2-1 win over Nashville on Sunday night.
Bale, Wales' 33-year-old captain, entered in the 71st minute.
Los Angeles FC (12-4-3, second in the Western Conference) vs. Nashville SC (8-6-6, third in the Western Conference)
Nashville, Tennessee; Sunday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC +135, LAFC +183, Draw +253; over/under is 2.5 goals
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Giorgio Chiellini and Gareth Bale weren't quite ready to play in Los Angeles FC's rivalry derby, both stars got an up-close look at the passion and potential in their new club.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Carlos Vela and Jose Cifuentes scored second-half goals and Los Angeles FC outlasted two lengthy weather delays to beat the Columbus Crew 2-0 on Saturday.
The two teams waited out a 2-hour, 55-minute delay to begin the match, played for four minutes and then sat for a 70-minute delay before playing a scoreless first half.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan Hollingshead broke a scoreless tie with a goal in the 82nd minute, José Cifuentes scored in the final minute of full time and Los Angeles FC regained the top spot in the Western Conference with a 2-0 victory over Minnesota United in MLS play on Sunday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ismael Tajouri’s goal proved to be pivotal as Los Angeles FC picked up a 3-1 win over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday.
Ismael Tajouri’s goal put LAFC (5-1-1) on top for good at 2-1 in the 70th minute.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A San Francisco 49ers fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being punched during a confrontation at SoFi Stadium in January is out of a coma and back in the San Francisco Bay Area, his attorney and a family friend said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a San Francisco 49ers fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being punched during an altercation outside SoFi Stadium last weekend said he remains in a coma Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspect was arrested in an altercation that badly injured a San Francisco 49ers fan in a parking lot outside SoFi Stadium during last weekend’s NFC championship game between the 49ers and the Los Angeles Rams, authorities said Friday.
The offspring of hippos once owned by Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar can be recognized as people or “interested persons” with legal rights in the U.S. following a federal court order.
The case involves a lawsuit against the Colombian government over whether to kill or sterilize the hippos whose numbers are growing at a fast pace and pose a threat to biodiversity.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Danny Musovski scored moments after entering the game, Cristian Arango scored on a penalty kick and Los Angeles FC beat Austin FC 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Musovski, who subbed on in the 76th minute, slipped behind the defense, ran onto a through ball by José Cifuentes and beat goalkeeper Brad Stuver to give LAFC (9-9-6) a 2-1 lead in the 81st.
Real Salt Lake (8-8-6) vs. Los Angeles FC (7-9-6)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Los Angeles FC -210, Real Salt Lake +514, Draw +350; over/under is 3.5 goals
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hassani Dotson scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give Minnesota United a 2-2 tie with with Los Angeles FC on Wednesday night.
Dotson slipped a shot from the top of the penalty area inside the post.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jose Cifuentes’ game-tying goal helped Los Angeles FC play the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 2-2 draw Saturday.
Deiber Caicedo struck first for the Whitecaps (3-7-5) in the 25th minute.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored in the 79th minute and Los Angeles FC beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 on Saturday night.
LAFC (6-4-3) has won three games in a row — for the first time since the 2019 season — and four of its last five.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — José Cifuentes and Diego Rossi scored and Los Angeles FC beat Austin FC 2-0 on Wednesday night for the expansion club's first loss at Q2 Stadium.
LAFC (5-4-3) won its second straight game on the road after not winning away from home in its previous eight tries.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — José Cifuentes scored in the 69th minute and Los Angeles FC beat Real Salt Lake 1-0 on Saturday night for its first road victory of the season.
Cifuentes finished Eddie Segura’s cross from just behind the penalty spot into the right corner.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Dániel Sallói scored his seventh goal of the season in the 87th minute and Sporting Kansas City beat 10-man Los Angeles FC 2-1 on Saturday.
Sallói one-timed Felipe Hernandez’s pass from a narrow angle and Sporting KC (7-3-2) held on for the remainder of the match, which included six minutes of stoppage time.