CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Kai Koreniuk scored his first MLS goal in the 90th minute to help the LA Galaxy beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Sunday night and snap a six-game losing streak.
Koreniuk, a 22-year-old midfielder who went into the match with one MLS appearance, subbed on in the 87th and moments later side-footed a cross by Cristian Pavón to give LA a 1-0 lead.
LA (5-9-3), which outshot the Whitecaps 18-7, ended a seven-game winless skid dating to a 3-0 win over Los Angeles FC on Sept. 6.
The Galaxy’s Jonathan Klinsmann had four saves in his first career MLS shutout in his second appearance. The 23-year old had made his first start Wednesday against San Jose, allowing four goals.
Vancouver (7-12-0) has lost five of its last seven games.
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