Nothing mattered last night after the final whistle: LA Galaxy were successful in defeating 2-1 san jose earthquake In this California Classic At the end of Matchday 12 of the 2023 season MLS’s,
It was their second win of the league campaign this season, and moved the Los Angeles team out of last place in the Western Conference. And it was their second straight win of the week after beating Seattle Sounders FC in the US Open Cup on Wednesday.
The sense of relief was palpable among the members of the team that won the MLS Cup five times.
“I’m very happy because we finally won the game. Two games in a row, three points,” said striker Dejan Jovljić, who came on in the last minutes of the game after 91 to make it 2–0.
“It is very important for us to reach the playoffs. That is the goal this season. After that, anything is possible. Hopefully we can take another step this year. Or even better, two more steps.”
Joveljic made it clear that he wants and needs to start at some point. Despite this, he has declared himself ready to play the role of ‘super-substitute’ in the service of the team. “I know he doesn’t want it all the time, but he has created a very special niche for himself,” coach Greg Vanni said of the Serbian striker’s closeness to pressure defender Jonathan Mensah and scoring a good goal against the goalkeeper. Focusing on the immediate performance said. JT Marcinkowski seconds after coming into the game.
The goal – which proved to be the potential win for the LA Galaxy – was celebrated with great enthusiasm by Jovljić and his teammates. “Everyone needs that support that I had. If everyone has that support, I think the sky’s the limit.”
As Charles Boehm explains in his article for MLSsoccer.com, Vaini was more reserved in his observation. He said, ‘I thoroughly enjoyed this match. “I felt very comfortable and calm, because people were very comfortable during the match. For me it was a game where we were able to fix some details here and there during the match.”
“Sometimes you are in the game, and there are many things that need to be solved, things that are not coming out and you have to correct them. But that didn’t happen today. It was just some details. .. I wasn’t even worried because we missed a few chances early in the game, because I thought things were under our control, and the opponent wasn’t hurting us defensively. This is when I usually Doesn’t feel comfortable when we looked weak on defense, and tonight we looked good instead.”
Vaini and his coaching staff got some positive results this week that they can start working on.
“We have analyzed playing with two forwards (Chicharito Hernandez and Joveljic) and with different line-ups to see if we can be both together on the pitch. But I think it’s up to everyone.” Not comfortable, and not tremendously successful in terms of scoring. More goals.” said the former Toronto FC manager. “So I think getting the results, from a mindset point of view, gives you the feeling that you are on the right track, especially based on those performances.”
“I know we can score goals, but if we defend like we did tonight, we are going to win more games. We have very good players, but defense is something we need to focus more on. Is required.”