LAFC Inter Miami | The Los Angeles Football Club saw its four-game home winning streak come to an end with a 3-1 loss to Inter Miami on Sunday night.
Ryan Hollingshead scored LAFC’s lone goal in the 90th minute in front of a record crowd of 22,921 at BMO Stadium.
Despite the loss, LAFC remains in third place in the MLS Western Conference with an 11-8-7 record for 40 points.
NEWS & NOTES
- Ryan Hollingshead scored his third goal of the season in the 90th minute. He is now tied with Stipe Biuk and Mateusz Bogusz for third on the team in MLS goals this season.
- Hollingshead has now scored in each of his last two home games, having also tallied in the 4-0 win over Colorado on August 23.
- Carlos Vela was credited with the lone assist on Hollingshead’s goal. That was his team-best eighth of the season, leaving him two assists shy of his fourth season with double-digit assists in MLS.
- This was LAFC’s first home loss to an Eastern Conference opponent since a 2-1 loss to New York City FC on May 29, 2021.
A New Era in LA Soccer
LAFC was established with the goal of bringing a new era of soccer to the city of Los Angeles. The club aimed to capture the hearts of soccer fans in the region and create a strong sense of community support.
The Star-Studded Ownership
The club’s ownership group includes high-profile names like Magic Johnson, Mia Hamm, and Will Ferrell, who have helped bring a sense of Hollywood glamour to the team.
The Banc of California Stadium
A Soccer Cathedral
LAFC’s home ground, the Banc of California Stadium, has quickly become one of the most iconic soccer stadiums in the United States. Its modern design and passionate atmosphere make it a must-visit for soccer enthusiasts.
LAFC’s commitment to the local community is evident through various initiatives and partnerships aimed at promoting youth soccer and community development.
Dominating the Western Conference
LAFC wasted no time in asserting themselves as a dominant force in the Western Conference of MLS. They consistently compete at the top of the standings.
The club has attracted top talent from around the world, with players like Carlos Vela and Diego Rossi leading the charge. Their attacking prowess has made LAFC one of the league’s most exciting teams to watch.
Challenges and Achievements
LAFC has consistently reached the MLS playoffs, but the quest for the MLS Cup remains their ultimate goal. The team has faced challenges in the postseason but continues to be a contender.
LAFC’s success has also translated onto the international stage, with players earning call-ups to their respective national teams.
Los Angeles Football Club’s journey from inception to becoming an MLS powerhouse is a testament to the club’s vision, community engagement, and on-field success. With passionate ownership and a dedicated fanbase, LAFC’s future in American soccer looks promising.