Jakob Glesnes - Philadelphia Union - celebrates his 40-yard free kick vs. LAFC
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Diego Rossi, Jakob Glesnes supply back-to-back golazos in Banc of California madness

Sixty-nine seconds is all it took for LAFC and the Philadelphia Union to score two of the most stunning goals from Week 2 as late Sunday evening gave way to early Monday morning.

The first saw Jakob Glesnes do his best Roberto Carlos impression, rifling home a 40-yard free kick in the 48th minute to give Philadelphia a 2-1 lead. His knuckling shot left goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer fanning at air.

As special as Glesnes’ golazo was, LAFC drew level at 2-2 in the 49th minute via Diego Rossi’s stunning curler to the far post. The Uruguayan collected on the left wing and floated his right-footed effort past Andre Blake.

While Glesnes and Rossi’s efforts were jaw-dropping in their own right, golazos were raining and pouring at Banc of California Stadium. Philadelphia opened a 1-0 lead in 29th minute via a long-range blast from Sergio Santos, only for Carlos Vela to equalize via a left-footed free kick in the 39th minute.

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If that wasn't enough, the Union and LAFC again traded  goals in quick succession further into the second half, with Brenden Aaronson connecting on a nice turn and finish before Eddie Segura tucked home after a chaotic sequence in the Philadelphia box.

And to think that all unfolded in a 20-minute span during the match. Pure madness.