‘Chicharito’ reaches 200 goals but misses a penalty discount which frustrates victory


Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez scored a double this Sunday, where he scored goals 200 and 201 of his career in the club competition, but the LA Galaxy stumbled into a 2-2 draw against Sporting Kansas City after the Mexican striker fail to in the 97th minute of an important penalty he threw at ‘Panenka’.

Oh dramatic tie complicating the path to the playoffs for the Galaxy, who are still eighth in the MLS Western Conference but now three points behind the Portland Timbers, who are seventh (with two games to go) and today beat AtlantaUnited.

The afternoon began wonderfully. Chicharitowho signed him both 200 in his career in clubs (not counting the national team) when he put the Los Angeles team ahead in the 14th minute after being left alone against the goalkeeper after a great assist from the Spaniard Víctor Vázquez.

However the KC, Penultimate in the West but has won three of his last four games, leveled the game in the 67th minute with a penalty from Johnny Russell for a handball from Derrick Williams.

The game became more difficult for the Galaxy when the Colombian Philip Hernandez he scored the second for the visitors in the 76th minute after some great individual play down the left wing.

The Galaxy had a very irregular and ups and downs, but one of his traits is never giving up on games and knowing how to claw back points in the final minutes.

So, goalkeeper John Pulskamp brought down Kévin Cabral inside the area in the 87th minute and Chicharito got the tie from eleven meters.

There is still time to finish a epic comeback and the Galaxy had the perfect opportunity with another penalty, this time by Kayden Pierre.

Chicharito aims to be the hero of Space with a triplets and a success ‘in extremis’, but his ‘Panenka’ style it didn’t go well and Pulskamp stopped the ball.

the mexican battering ram apologize immediately to Galaxy fans, but after the game boos were heard in the stands because of a new disappointment for the Los Angeles team.

Source: La Verdad


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