Kwadwo Opoku scored late in the first half and Ismael Tajouri-Shradi added an insurance goal in the second half to propel Los Angeles FC to a 2-0 victory over Inter Miami FC in MLS play on Saturday.
Neither team managed a shot on goal in the first 40 minutes of a match played in gale-force winds and pouring rain. Opoku's goal came in the 45th minute and two minutes later Miami's Brek Shea drew a red card to thoroughly swing momentum in L.A.'s favor.
Tajouri-Shradi capped the scoring with a goal in the 82nd minute.
LAFC (2-0-1) has yet to lose under new manager Steve Cherundolo.
Miami (0-2-1) outshot LAFC 8-5 with a 4-2 edge in shots on goal.
Maxime Crepeau saved all four shots he faced for LAFC.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.