Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic dominated play, scoring and adding an assist, to lift the L.A. Galaxy over the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Friday.
Defender Daniel Steres also scored for the Galaxy (4-1-0).
Goalie Maxime Crepeau stopped one shot for the Whitecaps (0-4-1) while his teammates blocked four others.
David Bingham had five saves for L.A., earning his first clean sheet of the year.
Vancouver has struggled to start the Major League Soccer season and is still looking for its first win.
The Whitecaps were able to contain Ibrahimovic and the Galaxy’s other stars throughout much of the first half, but struggled early in the second.
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