Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez was the main character in the Cali Clasico’s circus, double-acting as the magician in Saturday night’s crucial 3-2 victory over San Jose Earthquakes at Stanford Stadium.
Chicharito, Mexico’s most successful scorer, noticed that the Tifo was unfurled in front of the game. It read “The LA Circus — Same clowns but different costumes,” and included a picture of two clowns below it.
“People sometimes think that these kinds of things will lower our self-confidence, but they actually do the exact opposite. He said that they motivated him, and that they had helped to motivate him. Thank you. “Thank you to the people who put it because that gave me something more. I now wanted to win and get the three points.”
Chicharito scored a brace including the opening salvo at the 12th minute. He followed that with an animated celebration as a response to Tifo.
Chicharito said, “Unbelievable and incredible,” adding that Chicharito had added the winning goal in the 69th minute. “Scoring two goals and dancing like a clown is the best way to react to Tifos like that.”
Hot at the right moment
Chicharito now has 17 goals for the season, which is fifth in the Golden Boot presented to Audi race. As the Galaxy enter the final two games, they have three goals — all wins —
Greg Vanney, Galaxy head coach, stated that he wants his striker to be “hot” at this time of the year. He’s finding the right spots and finding them with their ball. He puts them in the back of net, which breeds confidence for him as well as for the group.
Gaston Brugman scored also for the Galaxy. This was his third goal in two games. It is an added bonus to what the Uruguayan, who is 29 years old, has brought to the LA Midfield since his arrival from Parma Calcio 1913, an Italian Serie B side.
“I told him a few weeks back, he keeps telling us he’s a goal scorer. Vanney stated that he continues to prove that he is capable of doing that. “But as long he plays the No. I will allow him to score goals as long as he plays the No. 6 position the same way that he does it. He’s playing so maturely for our group, which has brought a lot more stability. More than just a win in a rivalry.
The Galaxy won the match against many teams in pursuit of an Audi 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs berth. This added even more value to a win in rivalry.
After a second consecutive victory, the Galaxy have moved up to fifth place in the Western Conference standings with 46 points. MLS LIVE on ESPN+) at Dignity Health Sports Park. The surging Galaxy are just one point behind fourth-place Nashville SC, with a record of 4-1-4 in their eight previous matches.
It does two things. Vanney stated that it builds the momentum and confidence you need down the stretch, when you’re heading into the two most crucial games of a season, which are to close them out. It puts us in a position that you never know, it could put us in contention for a playoff home game. It’s up to us to continue building momentum and improving our performances.