Colorado Rapids vs LA Galaxy | Recap | August 4, 2018

Sam Nicholson's strong effort all night finally paid off near the end.

The Colorado Rapids forward scored in the 90th minute, and the home side held on for a 2-1 win over the LA Galaxy Saturday night at DICK'S Sporting Goods Park.

The Rapids ended the Galaxy's nine-match undefeated streak and put an end to a five-game winless streak of their own.

Romain Alessandrini put the Galaxy up 1-0 in the 33rd minute, but Kellyn Acosta equalized for Colorado with his second goal in two matches in the 50th.

The Galaxy missed a chance to take a late lead when Rapids goalie Tim Howard saved Alessandrini's shot on target in the 75th minute.

Goals

  • 33' – LA – Romain Alessandrini
  • 50' – COL – Kellyn Acosta
  • 90' – COL – Sam Nicholson

Next Up

  • Colorado: Saturday, August 11 vs San Jose Earthquakes (7 PM MT)
  • LA Galaxy: Saturday, August 11 vs Minnesota United FC (8:30 PM MT)
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