The 6-foot-5 striker entered into the match in the 71-minute for Galaxy midfielder Sebastian Lletget. He then went on to score from 40-yards out to tie the game on an assist from Daniel Steres and headed in the game-winner in the first minute of stoppage time on a cross from Ashley Cole.
Ibrahimović sits 14th in scoring in the league after his brace and currently leads the Galaxy in goals in the 2018 season. He also became one of only three players in league history to score two goals in his debut off the bench.
Additionally, the Galaxy became only the second team in league history to win a game after being down by three goals.
The Alcatel MLS Player of the Week is chosen each week of the regular season by members of the North American Soccer Reporters. The organization includes print, television, radio and online journalists who cover domestic men’s soccer in the United States and Canada. Learn more about the NASR and apply to join at https://www.facebook.com/soccerreporters/.
The Galaxy will host Sporting Kansas City, currently first in the Western Conference, on Sunday at StubHub Center. The game will kickoff at 6 p.m. PT and be broadcast nationally on FS1.