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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Scores Twice as Union Lose to LA Galaxy

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    Zlatan Ibrahimovic Scores Twice as Union Lose to LA Galaxy
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    Zlatan Ibrahimovic #9 of Los Angeles Galaxy scores a penalty kick during the Los Angeles Galaxy's MLS match against Philadelphia Union at the Dignity Health Sports Park on April 13, 2019 in Carson, California. Los Angeles Galaxy won the match 2-0.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice in the first half and the LA Galaxy beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 on Saturday night for their fourth straight victory.

    Ibrahimovic opened the scoring with a header in the 27th minute for the Galaxy (5-1-0). He drew a penalty five minutes later and converted it into the left corner in the 36th minute. The Swedish forward has six goals this season and 28 in 31 MLS appearances.

    Philadelphia went down a man in the 76th minute when Auston Trusty was shown a red card for unsporting behavior.

    The Union's Marco Fabian left in the 23rd minute because of a left ankle injury.

    Philadelphia (3-3-1) had won three straight and was unbeaten in four.