Espinoza 34’ Godoy 53’ Cummings 57’
1H 2H FT
SJ 0 0 0
LAF 3 2 5
icon-goal Created with Sketch. 8’ Vela icon-goal Created with Sketch. 26’ Beitashour icon-goal Created with Sketch. 45’ Vela icon-goal Created with Sketch. 66’ Vela icon-goal Created with Sketch. 68’ Rossi
30’ Kaye 55’ Atuesta
SJ
Espinoza 34’
Godoy 53’
Cummings 57’
LAF
icon-goal Created with Sketch. 8’ Vela
icon-goal Created with Sketch. 26’ Beitashour
icon-goal Created with Sketch. 45’ Vela
icon-goal Created with Sketch. 66’ Vela
icon-goal Created with Sketch. 68’ Rossi
30’ Kaye
55’ Atuesta

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Carlos Vela capped his first career MLS hat trick with a curling shot from distance and Los Angeles FC beat the San Jose Earthquakes 5-0 on Saturday.

Vela has six goals and three assists in five games this season.

LAFC (4-0-1) opened the scoring in the eighth minute by capitalizing on a goalkeeper mistake as Daniel Vega whiffed on a clearance attempt and Vela walked it into the back of the net in the eighth minute. Vela added a goal in first-half stoppage time by redirecting home a cross if front of the goal, and he had the goal of the match in the 66th.

Former San Jose defender Steven Beitashour got past the defense for a through ball in the 26th and poked it inside the far post for a 2-0 lead. Diego Rossi scored a relatively easy goal to cap the scoring in the 68th, and Tyler Miller kept his first clean sheet of the season against San Jose (0-4-0).