Carlos Vela shattered the record set by Josef Martinez (31) in 2018 as LAFC ended their regular-season campaign with a 3-1 win.
Carlos Vela took his tally to 31 goals this MLS season during Los Angeles FC's draw with Minnesota United.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored and provided an assist as LA Galaxy secured a place in the MLS play-offs.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored for LA Galaxy, Los Angeles FC's winless run continued and Atlanta United's victory came at a cost on Saturday.
After setting a new LA Galaxy record, Zlatan Ibrahimovic claimed it is easy to score goals if players can "be like Zlatan".
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat-trick and broke a record as LA Galaxy crushed Sporting Kansas City.
Jesus Medina helped Domenec Torrent's New York City to a dramatic win over the New England Revolution.
Josef Martinez scored in his 13th successive league match but Atlanta still lost to Philadelphia in Saturday's top-of-the-table clash.
Erik Hurtado was the hero for Peter Vermes' Sporting KC, breaking the deadlock with two minutes remaining at home to Minnesota on Thursday.
LAFC star Carlos Vela took his goals and assists tally to a combined 39 this season on Saturday – a new MLS record.