On the twitter channel of chicago fire bastian schweinsteiger beams at the followers in the new jersey. But after the season opener in the north american professional league MLS, zlatan ibrahimovic was allowed to beam.
The swedish soccer star and his team los angeles galaxy won 2:1 (0:0) against the schweinsteiger team from chicago in the meeting of the old champions. Schweinsteiger had to watch as ibrahimovic scored the winning goal.
After a goalless first half, the game only picked up speed after the break. After a misplaced pass from diego polenta, charles sapong was on the spot and scored in the 49th minute. Minute to 1:0 for the chicago. Przemyslaw frankowski even had the chance to increase the score to 2:0. But the pole failed to aluminium.
On the other side, chicago was inattentive: although the entire team was back, they failed to prevent daniel steres from equalizing in their own penalty area (68.). In the final phase, ibrahimovic then turned up the heat. The 37-year-old initially failed to beat fire goalkeeper david ousted with a shoulder shot, but ten minutes later the attacker kept his cool: after a shot was blocked, the star striker had no time to put the ball away.
"Even though we lost today, we will move on together and look ahead," said chicago keeper ousted. In the next game, the schweinsteiger team will meet on the 9th round. Marz on orlando city.