MLS: summary of the games of April 18, 2021, including that between Inter Miami and the LA Galaxy
In a duel between two clubs seeking to forget a difficult 2020 season, Javier « Chicharito » Hernandez helped the Los Angeles Galaxy come from behind to defeat Inter Miami CF 3-2 on Sunday afternoon at the DRV PNK Stadium.
The tenors stood up for both clubs in this opening match. After a disappointing first campaign in MLS, “Chicharito” got off to a much better start in his second, with a brace in the second half.
Sacha Kljestan hit the target just eight minutes after Hernandez’s second to give the LA visitors the victory.
In the loss, Gonzalo Higuain gave Inter Miami the lead in the 68th minute, on a penalty shot after Jorge Vallafana knocked Pizarro down in the penalty area.
Two other games are scheduled for Sunday, for this first weekend of activities in the Garber circuit. The Columbus Crew will host the Philadelphia Union, while the Vancouver Whitecaps will kick off their season at home against the Portland Timbers.
No master in Columbus
Despite some great scoring opportunities, the duel between the Columbus Crew and the Philadelphia Union, respectively defending MLS Cup and regular season champions, ended in a 0-0 draw at the Historic Crew. Stadium.
Both clubs played cautiously for this first game of the Saion, but it should be noted that both the Crew and the Union saw one of his shots hit the post. In addition, the Crew saw a penalty awarded to them be canceled after review.