Gareth Bale scored his first objective for Main League Soccer aspect Los Angeles FC with a late strike of their 2-0 win over Sporting Kansas Metropolis.
The 33-year-old Wales ahead, who made his debut last week, fired in a low shot seven minutes from time after approaching as a second-half substitute.
LAFC keep 4 factors clear on the prime of the Western Convention standings.
“Clearly, I feel an important factor is that we gained the sport, initially,” Bale stated.
“[It’s] good to come back and seize a objective and assist the group get the three factors.
“From a private viewpoint, it is good to get off the mark however extra importantly get the three factors.”
Bale, who will spearhead Wales’ marketing campaign on the World Cup in Qatar later this 12 months, signed for LAFC on a free switch from Actual Madrid earlier this month with an choice to remain for the 2024 season.
“The transition’s been what I anticipated,” he added. “I am getting my health again up fairly rapidly, and the membership’s doing a tremendous job to progress me and never push me too fast.
“I am beginning to really feel higher and higher as coaching goes on, and [I was] glad to contribute tonight.”
Bale launched the transfer which arrange his objective, rapidly releasing striker Cristian Arango with a cross from deep inside his personal half.
Arango, who had scored LAFC’s opener, held up the ball effectively after which rolled a cross into the trail of Bale, who had sprinted up in help of the counter-attack.
He took his time earlier than prodding his end previous Kansas Metropolis goalkeeper Tim Melia.