Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 19th minute, David Bingham made six saves for his fourth shutout and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Orlando City 1-0 on Friday night to end a four-game losing streak.
The Galaxy (8-5-1) played their second game without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the star forward banned for two games for violent conduct.
Dos Santos had a good run up for a high, hard shot over the crowd after a centering pass was knocked out outside the box by Orlando defender Robin Jansson.
The Galaxy had a close call in the in the 67th minute when Bingham misplayed a volleyball but Perry Kitchen was on the line to clear Kyle Smith's redirection.
Orlando City (4-7-3) outshot the Galaxy 19-4.