By Iman Sadri
October 25, 2019
Steven Beitashour and the LAFC finished with the best record in the MLS in 2019. Last night they also beat their cross-town rival, the LA Galaxy in the rivalry dubbed El Trafico. Beitashour and the LAFC are in their second season in Los Angeles where they have gained an enormous fan base. LAFC beat the LA Galaxy 5-3 in a high scoring shootout on an especially warm evening in Los Angeles.
Beitashour is a starting right-back for LAFC which gained 72 points in a record year. They went 21-9-4 in 2019 and obliterated their competition. Beitashour even scored a goal this season at home. His stifling defense helped make LAFC one of the best defensive teams in the league. LAFC next plays the Seattle Sounders at home in the MLS Conference Final on Tuesday night.
Iman Sadri is the founder of @LASmileMagazine and @ThePersianObserver