Ghanaian forward Kwadwo Opoku climbed off the bench to score as MLS Champions Los Angeles FC strolled to victory over Philadelphia Union in the CONCACAF Champions League.
The 21-year-old replaced Mateusz Bogusz in the 66th minute before netting LAFC’s second in the 3-0 win at the BMO stadium.
Timothy Tillman gave LAFC an early lead in the first half before red-hot forward Dennis Bouanga sealed victory in the final minute. The Banc of California outfit won the series 4-1 on aggregate.
The victory sends LAFC to the final of the competition, where the winner of the game between Liga MX’s Tigres UANL and Club León.
Opoku is enjoying a decent campaign this season, having played a key role in the CONCACAF Champions League, scoring two goals in six matches.
In the MLS, the Ghanaian winger has scored a goal in eight matches for Los Angeles-based franchise.
Opoku was part of the squad that made history by winning LAFC’s first-ever MLS title.
Credit: Lukman Abdul Mumin