Sebastian Lletget - LA Galaxy - tight shot

The LA Galaxy are surging, and midfielder Sebastian Lletget’s game-changing presence has seen him named MLS Player of the Week for Week 10 of the 2020 regular season.

Lletget bagged a brace in the Galaxy’s latest El Trafico victory, powering his team to a 3-0 win over LAFC Sunday alongside a stellar showing from Cristian Pavon. The US men’s national team midfielder now has four goals and two assists in nine matches, playing a major role as LA have rattled off four straight Ws.

Lletget’s first strike came in the 73rd minute, when he one-timed home a low, driven free-kick from Pavon. The set-piece routine firmly sent the Galaxy toward three points for the second time this year against LAFC.

GOAL: Sebastian Lletget, LA Galaxy - 73rd minute

The 28-year-old wasn’t done, though, as he served up a stunning overhead kick in the 83rd minute. Lletget carefully calculated on Rolf Feltscher’s dinked cross and left goalkeeper Pablo Sisniega with no chance.

GOAL: Sebastian Lletget, LA Galaxy - 83rd minute

LA sit fourth in the Western Conference standings with 14 points, a dramatic turnaround for Guillermo Barros Schelotto’s group following the MLS is Back Tournament. They were winless after the Orlando-based event, and now close out their Phase 1 schedule Sunday against the San Jose Earthquakes (11 pm ET | UniMas, TUDN, Twitter, MLS LIVE on DAZN in Canada).

The MLS Player of the Week is selected each week of the regular season through both media and fan voting in a process conducted by MLS Communications. A panel of journalists from the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) comprises 75% of the vote, while a Twitter fan vote represents the remaining 25% of voting. NASR consists of members of print, television, radio and online media.