LAFC's Carlos Vela scored on both teams' first chances of the game as the Major League Soccer All-Stars beat the Liga MX All-Stars 2-1 in the 2022 MLS All-Stars. A game hosted by Minnesota United.
Seattle Sounders' Raul Ruidias added the goal that proved to be the game-winning penalty with his kick scored by New England Revolution attacker Carls Gill.
The MLS win marked his second victory in the number of matches against a team in the neighboring Mexican League. The MLS All-Stars won last year's contest on penalty kicks after the game he ended in a 1–1 draw after 90 minutes.
Pachuca full-back Kevin Alvarez scored the lone Liga MX goal. The visiting team led 20-7 in overall shots and 7-2 in efforts on target.
His three MLS goalies combined made his six stops, with hometown Minnesota goaltender Dane St. Clair leading with his four saves.
In the 3rd minute, Vera scored the first goal in conjunction with his LAFC teammate Diego Palacios. Diego Palacios cut back to fend off a defender and dribbled towards the left edge of his area for a penalty.
Palacios matched a cross and Vera headed past Atlas goalkeeper Camilo Vargas.
St. Clair played his second of his three goalkeepers in the MLS, making his best save just before half-time with Juan's Dinenno header.
Santos attacker Brayan Angulo was the first to rebound, but was blocked by a defender who was aiming for a corner kick.
Gil was Tigress UANL defender, Jesus three minutes after he was brought down by Angulo, Ruiz Diaz made him 2-0 in the 73rd minute.
The Sounders' top goalscorer in the past five seasons, he quickly found his feet on the spot despite not serving as the team's main penalty taker. stepped in. He has only one penalty kick goal during the 2022 season.
Alvarez's ferocious closing strike from the outside of the penalty had enough pace to beat New York City FC goalkeeper Sean Johnson. However, visitors could not find the equalizer.
– Field Level Media