Derrick Williams was named to MLS Team of the Week presented by Audi for his game-winning assist and anchoring the LA Galaxy backline in a 1-0 home triumph over Nashville SC. The Galaxy extended their unbeaten run to five matches (4-0-1) across all competitions dating back to April 3, outscoring their opponents 7-2 during that span. Through eight regular-season matches played during the 2022 campaign, the Galaxy have posted four shutouts and have faced the fifth fewest shots on goal (23) in MLS this year. The assist was his first of the season.
F: Maxi Urruti (ATX), Leonardo Campana (MIA), Jesus Jimenez (TOR)
M: Taxi Fountas (DC), Emanuel Reynoso (MIN), Kellyn Acosta (LAFC), Cristian Espinoza (SJ)
D: Derrick Williams (LA), Aaron Long (RBNY), Kortne Ford (SKC)
GK: William Yarbrough (COL)
Coach: Alex Covelo (SJ)
Bench: Roman Celentano (CIN), Bill Tuiloma (POR), Sebastian Driussi (ATX), Carles Gil (NE), Nicolas Lodeiro (SEA), Alan Velasco (DAL), Taty Castellanos (NYC)