The ninth minute saw RSL score the game’s opener when Albert Rusnak finished a smart spell of possession for RSL, finishing a shot from inside the box with a outstretched foot from an Aaron Herrera endline cut-back. It was a well-taken finish from Rusnak, who acted instinctively — earning his first run-of-play goal on the season.
Moments later, Damir Kreilach tried to replicate the play with Maikel Chang as provider, but the audacious effort to go up 2-0 was stopped.
Maikel Chang doubled the lead two two in the 25th minute with a nice solo goal, firing a low, driven shot from the top of the box to beat Galaxy goalkeeper Jonathan Bond. His celebration will garner plenty of attention, as he was handed a Cuba flag from the stands, with which he celebrated. Chang is, notably, a Cuban refugee, and he has been vocal on social media in support of protests in the nation.
Victor Vazquez brought the Galaxy within a goal, finishing a move that started with Pablo Ruiz losing out on a challenge in the midfield — a commonality to several of RSL’s conceded goals in recent weeks.
The 78th minute saw LA Galaxy level the match at 2-2, with Rayan Raveloson finishing a free header on a defensive breakdown from RSL. It provided a sense of commonality to the manner of concession.
With stoppage time under way, Anderson Julio carved out a rare second-half opportunity, sending a looping header from outside the box to the crossbar. The goalkeeper was certainly beaten on the play.