COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Diego Rubio had a first-half goal, Gyasi Zardes scored in the second and the Colorado Rapids beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday night.
Rubio found the net for a ninth time this season to stake Colorado (6-8-6) to a lead in the 20th minute. Zardes capped the scoring in the 75th minute with his third goal of the campaign.
The Galaxy (8-9-3) outshot Colorado 18-10, but the Rapids had a 5-2 edge in shots on goal.
William Yarbrough had two saves for the Rapids. Jonathan Bond saved two for the Galaxy.
Colorado 2, Galaxy 0
First Half_1, Colorado, Rubio, 9 (Lewis), 20th minute.
Second Half_2, Colorado, Zardes, 3 (Lewis), 75th.
Goalies_Los Angeles Galaxy, Jonathan Bond, Jonathan Klinsmann; Colorado, William Yarbrough, Clinton Irwin.
Yellow Cards_Raveloson, Los Angeles Galaxy, 39th; Araujo, Los Angeles Galaxy, 62nd; Wilson, Colorado, 68th; DePuy, Los Angeles Galaxy, 68th; Gasper, Los Angeles Galaxy, 78th; Warner, Colorado, 90th+2.
Referee_Guido Gonzales Jr. Assistant Referees_Kevin Klinger, Diego Blas, Ismail Elfath. 4th Official_Matthew Thompson.
Lineups_Los Angeles Galaxy_Jonathan Bond; Julian Araujo, Nick DePuy, Chase Gasper (Kelvin Leerdam, 81st), Derrick Williams; Efrain Alvarez (Victor Vazquez, 63rd), Sacha Kljestan (Daniel Aguirre, 46th), Rayan Raveloson; Kevin Cabral (Samuel Grandsir, 50th), Raheem Edwards (Douglas Costa, 46th), Dejan Joveljic.
Colorado_William Yarbrough; Lalas Abubakar, Lucas Esteves, Keegan Rosenberry, Daniel Wilson; Bryan Acosta, Michael Barrios (Sam Nicholson, 63rd), Ralph Priso-Mbongue (Collen Warner, 46th); Jonathan Lewis (Max, 81st), Diego Rubio (Darren Yapi, 85th), Gyasi Zardes (Drew Moor, 86th).