The week ahead for the Galaxy: Orlando City SC

The Galaxy will look to build off of last Friday’s 2-0 victory over Montreal when they visit Orlando City SC, Saturday (Noon; Fox/11).

Orlando City SC defeated the New York Red Bulls 1-0, Sunday. Servando Carrasco scored the lone goal.

Orlando City has scored just four goals this season, but they’ve certainly made them count. They’re 3-1 and in second place in the East. All three victories have come at home.

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Galaxy recap: Galaxy pick up another road victory

The Galaxy is becoming good at grinding out road victories. galaxy

For the second consecutive road game, the Galaxy scored early and defended strong late, leading to a 2-1 victory at Portland. The Galaxy is now 3-3-4 on road and snaps Portland’s nine-game unbeaten streak. The Galaxy improves to 9-3-8 overall and extends its winning streak to four and unbeaten streak to six.

Robbie Keane opened the scoring in the seventh minute and Gyasi Zardes followed in the 11th for an early 2-0 lead for the Galaxy.

Zarek Valentin got Portland on the board in the 41st minute. The goal snapped a streak of 310 minutes since the last goal allowed by the Galaxy.

From there, the Galaxy defended and withstood the second half push from the Timbers to record the three points to move to 35. Goalkeeper Brian Rowe was credited with five saves.

 

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