Two former Ligue 1 players shine in MLS
MLS smiles at Ligue 1 alumni. The Los Angeles derby was punctuated by their exploits Thursday night in the Western Conference semifinals. The star of the evening is a certain Denis Bouanga. Then designated « MVP » (man of the match), the former AS Saint-Étienne scored twice in the victory of his team Los Angeles FC against LA Galaxy (3-2).
SOCCER CHAMPAGNE.#ForLosAngeles | @BouangaDenis pic.twitter.com/yoYyshSEi5
— LAFC (@LAFC) October 21, 2022
In the ranks of the latter, another former member of the French elite, Samuel Grandsiralso showed his advantage by scoring his team’s first goal.
SAMUEL GRANDSIR ‼️
AND WE’RE LEVEL 💥 pic.twitter.com/W0DmkMt1kd
— LA Galaxy (@LAGalaxy) October 21, 2022
Los Angeles FC will face the winner of the Austin-Dallas game in the Western Conference final. In the East, Philadelphia won its ticket at the expense of Cincinnati (1-0) and will face the winner of CF Montreal-New York City FC in the final.