Carlos Vela, it was a tough start to the season with LAFC Which is that in his first game in 2021, he was forced out of the match against Austin FC due to a thigh injury. For this reason, he was inactive for three games and played only a few minutes against the Seattle Sounders in week five of the tournament.
After five matches without being on the scoreboard, the Mexican striker returned to find himself with the nets, with a goal and an assist. Los Angeles 2-0 win over FC Dallas, in the ninth week of the 2021 season in Major League Soccer (MLS).
His performance in this meeting was enough to put himself in the eleventh Perfect for MLS week, For the first time so far this tournament and it is expected that it will soon become common to excel with LA Football Club.
She was barely in the fourth minute when Villa Score a goal, settling on the left With a powerful shot, he managed to put his team ahead. The Mexican had many chances during the match, but was unable to finish the match.
The above raises hope that what happened against Dallas is just the beginning of seeing this player again on stage, as a Most Valuable 2 years ago (2019), Something also expected to happen to the striker himself, which confirmed this after the match He’s working on his best football resume.
“I am happy to win the match at home against our fans, some feelings from the past came back and I felt so much better since the injury. Like I said last week I feel like I’m back, this is the Carlos that the team expects and I’m going to set my level up to the highest level And I do the things I have to do,” Villa confirmed at a press conference.
He also admitted that at the beginning of the season he rushed to try to come back from his injury prematurely. In addition, the Aztec star rated his performances on the courts: “eI’m 8, I get to 9 and it starts to showDue to the need to want to come back quickly to help the team, I haven’t recovered enough to show my level. I had good feelings against Houston and today (against Dallas) I confirm it again I can say I feel much better“.
However, the LA Football Club forward admits that he and his team are still not 100%, as there are still areas for improvement: “We can still improve. We won, but we need to go forward, win three or four in a row and until then, we can say we’re back on our level.. We have a lot to improve. This win gives us the confidence to play better on Saturday and I hope to get three more points.”
It should be noted that the Cancun-born has already been born He scored 53 goals in his four seasons in the United States, playing a total of 72 commitments. In addition, he was credited with Golden Shoe In 2019, he broke the record for most goals in a season, with 34 transfers.
Villa’s last regular season touchdown before even scoring against Dallas was November 8, 2020.
On the other hand, the LAFC hopes to resume its best levels and find a positive streak that will make it climb the positions in the positions table, as it currently is. It ranks eighth with 12 units.