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Galaxy win 5th in row, end Dynamo's run

LA Galaxy's Uriel Antuna, Jonathan dos Santos, back, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Daniel Steres and Romain Alessandrini, from left, celebrate Ibrahimovic's goal against the Vancouver Whitecaps during the second half of an MLS soccer match Friday, April 5, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Diego Polenta scored his first MLS goal by heading in a corner kick in the 88th minute as the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 Friday night.

Los Angeles (6-1-0) and Houston (4-1-1) each entered with a four-game winning streak.

The first two goals came on penalty kicks. Los Angeles striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic converted in the 31st minute, and Houston midfielder Alberth Elis scored in the 53rd. Ibrahimovic was pulled down at the far post and sent the penalty kick off the hands of David Bingham for his seventh goal of the season and sixth in his last four games.

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