Venezuelan David Martínez debuts as a scorer in LAFC’s defeat against Colorado Rapids – La Opinión

Venezuelan David Martínez debuts as a scorer in LAFC’s defeat against Colorado Rapids – La Opinión


David Martínez is only 18 years old and is one of the jewels of LAFC. This Saturday he scored a great goal, although he could not prevent the Los Angeles team from losing 3-2 to the Colorado Rapids.

The Los Angeles team took the lead in the 8th minute with a great goal from Eduard Atuesta outside the area that opened the scoring.

Moïse Bombito tied the game in the 36th minute and the game went 1-1 at halftime.

David Martínez entered in the 63rd minute for Cristian Olivera. The Venezuelan made a great individual play and with a left-footed shot he scored his first goal in the MLS at just 18 years old.

The 18-year-old Venezuelan received a pass from Atuesta on the right wing and cut inside to his left before splitting a pair of defenders and placing a shot just inside the far post.

Martínez had bad news just two minutes later. The young man ended up with a double yellow card and had to be sent off, leaving LAFC with 10 players on the field.

The Rapids took advantage of that with Mihailovic scoring from close range to give his team the victory.

Djorje Mihailovic scored a double and gave Colorado the victory and a new defeat for LAFC.

The LA club has 2 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses this season, ranked 9th in the Western Conference after six games in the 2024 season.

Inter Miami loses again without Lionel Messi

Inter Miami missed Lionel Messi again this Saturday in their 1-1 draw At home against New York City on matchday six of the MLS, Houston Dynamo came back from behind, Cristian Arango scored a hat trick for Real Salt Lake and Austin FC achieved its first victory.

Uruguayan striker Luis Suárez put Inter Miami ahead with a header at quarter of an hour, but New York City, which came into this event with only three points in five games, equalized thanks to a goal from Costa Rican Alonso Martínez in the 34th minute.

Messi was sitting in the Chase Stadium box dressed in a gray shirt, pending finalization his recovery from a muscle overload in a thigh that made him miss three MLS games and the Argentina call-up on the last FIFA date.

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