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May 30, 2024 – Major League Soccer (MLS)
LA Galaxy News Release

LOS ANGELES -The LA Galaxy earned a 3-1 win over FC Dallas before 19,505 fans at Dignity Health Sports Park on Wednesday night. Dejan Joveljić recorded two goals, while Riqui Puig notched an assist for a second consecutive match as the Galaxy extended their unbeaten run to six matches dating back to May 5.

Unbeaten At Home

In seven matches played at home during the 2024 campaign, the LA Galaxy hold an unbeaten record of 4-0-3 (16 GF, 11 GA). The Galaxy (4-0-3) and the New York Red Bulls (4-0-2) are the only teams in MLS with an unbeaten record at home during the 2024 campaign. During those seven matches played at home, Puig has tallied six goal contributions (3 goals, 3 assists), Joveljić has notched four goals and one assist and Pec has recorded four goals and three assists at Dignity Health Sports Park. Notably, the Galaxy are one of three teams (New York Red Bulls, LAFC) in MLS with unbeaten records at home during the 2024 campaign.

LA Against Dallas

Tonight’s match marked the 92nd all-time meeting across all competitions between the LA Galaxy and FC Dallas, with LA leading the series 42-37-13. Against Dallas, LA holds a 36-33-13 record in league play, a 2-1-0 record in the U.S. Open Cup and a 4-3-0 record in the MLS Cup Playoffs. In 42 all-time regular-season matches played at home against FC Dallas, the Galaxy hold a 27-9-6 record.

Goal-Scoring Plays

LA – Dejan Joveljić (Gabriel Pec, Mark Delgado), 4th minute: In transition, Mark Delgado fed the ball out wide to Gabriel Pec. The Brazilian winger dribbled past a Dallas defender and laid the ball off to Dejan Joveljić, who drilled his shot into the lower left corner of the goal.

DAL – Patrickson Delgado (Marco Farfan, Paul Arriola), 22nd minute: Marco Farfan’s cross into the middle of the box was redirected in off the underside of the crossbar by Patrickson Delgado.

LA – Dejan Joveljić (Penalty Kick), 66th minute: After Diego Fagundez was fouled inside the box, Dejan Joveljić drilled his ensuing penalty-kick attempt past FC Dallas goalkeeper Maarten Paas.

LA – Riqui Puig, 90+4th minute: Riqui Puig picked up the ball in midfield, dribbled past a Dallas defender before poking his shot from just outside the six-yard box into the bottom corner.

Postgame Notes

Through 16 matches played during the 2024 MLS Regular Season, the LA Galaxy hold a 7-2-7 record (30 GF, 23 GA; 28 points) and sit in second place in the Western Conference standings behind…

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