Zlatan Ibrahimovic shines in 3-1 Galaxy victory over Union
Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a goal and an assist and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Philadelphia Union 3-1 on Saturday for their third straight victory.
Ibrahimovic one-timed Romain Alessandrini’s pass into the right corner to make it 2-1 in the 63rd minute. Michael Ciani added another for the Galaxy (9-7-4) in the 82nd minute with his first goal of the season. Alessandrini assisted on the play.
Ola Kamara tied it at 1 in the 48th minute, finishing Ibrahimovic’s through ball with a chip over outstretched goalkeeper Andre Blake. It was Kamara’s eighth goal of the season.
C.J. Sapong opened the scoring for the Union (7-10-3) with a redirection of Borek Dockal’s pass in the 29th minute.
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