Samuel Grandsir scores late as Galaxy settle for 1-1 draw against Colorado

Galaxy midfielder Samuel Grandsir controls the ball.
Galaxy midfielder Samuel Grandsir controls the ball during a match against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Aug. 8.
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Samuel Grandsir scored in the 80th minute and the Galaxy tied the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Saturday.

Los Angeles (11-8-4) had its winless run extended to four games. The Galaxy didn’t go consecutive matches without a win in its first 12 games this season. Colorado (12-4-6) is unbeaten in seven straight games against Los Angeles, dating to the start of the 2018 season.

Grandsir ran past the defense for Daniel Steres’ long pass, and settled it before sending a shot off goalkeeper William Yarbrough’s into the back of the net.


Highlights from the Galaxy’s 1-1 draw with Colorado on Saturday.

Michael Barrios scored in the 64th minute by heading in Andre Shinyashiki’s cross. Barrios, a 5-foot-4 forward, outjumped two Galaxy defenders to head it home.

The Rapids have allowed just 10 goals in their last 13 matches, allowing more than one goal only once during the span.

U.S. Soccer, in an open letter addressing an ongoing pay inequality dispute, suggests the U.S. men’s and women’s team split FIFA money evenly.

Sept. 10, 2021