3 talking points from LA Galaxy's 1-1 draw against Inter Miami

Despite setbacks, the Galaxy's resilience and determination signal their readiness to excel in the rest of the MLS season with key improvements

The LA Galaxy saw promising debuts from new signings Joseph Paintsil and Gabriel Pec in their MLS season opener against Inter Miami CF.
The LA Galaxy saw promising debuts from new signings Joseph Paintsil and Gabriel Pec in their MLS season opener against Inter Miami CF. / Ronald Martinez/GettyImages
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LA Galaxy's Edwin Carrillo. / Sean M. Haffey/GettyImages

3. Controversial moments alter the outcome

While the Galaxy displayed moments of promise, the match was not without its controversies. Riqui Puig's missed penalty in the first half denied the Galaxy an early lead and shifted the momentum of the game.

Furthermore, Mark Delgado's red card in the 88th minute proved to be a pivotal moment, disrupting the Galaxy's rhythm and ultimately costing them two points. The decision, coupled with inconsistent refereeing throughout the match, drew criticism and highlighted the need for officiating standards in MLS matches.

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Despite these setbacks, the Galaxy showed resilience and determination, and with improvements in key areas, they remain poised to make a significant impact in the remainder of the MLS season.

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