Los Angeles FC cruised to a 3-1 victory over a playoff-bound Houston Dynamo side, on the road, and extended their lead in the Supporters’ Shield race to a cool 10 points. The LAFC is no one-man team. They even had to overcome an early deficit after conceding a goal inside the game’s first seconds.

It shows how deep the LAFC is when Adama Diomande, who would be a star no. 9 for the majority of MLS teams this year and scored a brace on Friday, is the third or fourth or fifth scoring option. A year after Atlanta United rewrote all the MLS record books, we can confidently say the LAFC is burning those books. There is a new team in town and the rest of the MLS better take heed.