In a matchup between the Colorado Rapids and LA Galaxy, the game was scoreless until its final moments, but the match wouldnâ€™t end without a goal.
Rapidsâ€™ newcomer Marco Pappa gave the home side all three points with a clean strike on the volley in the 95th minute of their home opener.
Both teams struggled to score, with the LA Galaxyâ€™s best chance coming off of an awarded free kick that resulted in Jelle Van Damme, who made his MLS debut, hitting the cross bar in the 30th minute.
The Rapids and the Galaxy are now 1-1-0 heading into the third week of the MLS season. The LA Galaxy will be playing host to the California Clasico against the San Jose Earthquakes next week, while the Rapids will be visiting D.C. United.
LA Galaxy 0, Colorado Rapids 1
March 12, 2016
Dickâ€™s Sporting Goods Park â€“ Commerce City, Colorado
- COL â€“ Marco Pappa 90â€™+5
LA Galaxy: Brian Rowe; Robbie Rogers; A.J. DeLaGarza; Jelle van Damme; Daniel Steres; Steven Gerrard; Gyasi Zardes; Sebastian Lletget (Baggio Husidic 78â€™) ; Nigel de Jong; Robbie Keane; Mike Magee (Emmanuel Boateng 67â€™)
Subs (not used): ClÃ©ment Diop, Ashley Cole, David Romney, Ariel Lassiter, Rafael Garcia
Shots (On Goal): 9 (1)
SAN JOSE EARTHQUEAKES
Saturday, March 19, 2016 @ 7:30 PM PT
Stubhub Center â€“ Carson, CA
Colorado Rapids: Zac MacMath; Marc Burch; Mekeil Williams; Jared Watts; Axel SjÃ¶berg; Sam Cronin; Dillon Powers; Shkelzen Gashi Dillon Serna 83â€™); Dominique Badji (Marco Pappa 67â€™); Michael Azira; Kevin Doyle
Subs (not used): Chris Froschauer; Bobby Burling; Zach Pfeffer; Conor Doyle; Luis Solignac
Shots (On Goal): 13 (8)
at DC UNITED
Sunday, March 20, 2016
RFK Stadium â€“ Washington, D.C.