It was the 84th minute of the contest when Daniel Steres executed a long throw-in deep in New England territory that Chris Pontius glanced onto Joe Corona, who tapped a quick ball to Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Surrounded by defenders Ibra managed to pop the ball in the air, giving him the second of time and space necessary to pull off the slickest of finishes, as Zlatan used his outside of his right boot to guide a bicycle kick past a helpless Brad Knighton and into the beautiful rainbow netting.
Celebrating with what appeared to be a mix of bravado and excitement, Zlatan tried to appear stoic before breaking out in a smile. It was that good of a finish.
In the end however LA still fell short.