Previous Liverpool player Steven Gerrard played 45 minutes in his LA Galaxy debut as his new team defeats the Mexican league’s Club America in a 2 -1 match for the International Champions Cup.
The former Liverpool Football Club player wore a different jersey for the first time in 27 years, and the Major League Soccer’s champions continued their success with a great first impression with goals from Robbie Keane and Alan Gordon earning LA Galaxy 2 points.
Robbie Keane beautiful first touch to score first goal of LA Galaxy
Gerrard with this #8 LA Galaxy kit played just the first and he demonstrated at the Los Angeles field StubHub Center his wide range of skills and years of experience at the center of the midfield. He was close to scoring a goal, but was denied the privilege by Hugo Gonzalez.
Keane stole the show with his beautiful first touch stop and shot at minute 45′ to equalize the match going to half-time break. The pass was by Carlos Quintero from behind the midfield line.
The International Champions Cup is a series of friendly matches between North America and European teams.
The Mexican team Club America took the lead at minute 6′ with classy goal by Carlos Quintero shooting the ball between goalkeepers legs.
Alan Gordon scored the winning goal in the International Champions Cup friendly from a cross by Mendional in minute 80′ and heading the ball to the right post.