Chicharito hoping LA Galaxy can ‘take back momentum’ following international break

For some, the international break is the perfect chance to recharge and reset but for the LA Galaxy, it came at the worst possible time.

Greg Vanney’s side had just recovered brilliantly from a humbling 3-0 home loss to the Houston Dynamo by beating rivals LAFC 3-1 in the US Open Cup and then hammering Austin FC 4-1 in MLS play.

Almost three weeks have passed since the Galaxy’s last game and this weekend’s clash at home to the Portland Timbers will be all about regaining momentum, according to Chicharito.

“We hope we can take back that momentum that we left with the break,” the Mexican striker said during a midweek press conference. “Hopefully, we can get three more points with a very good performance like the last two we did here in our stadium. So yeah, we’re very excited.”