San Jose Earthquakes 1 Los Angeles Galaxy 0
A step behind: Galaxy goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts hesitated Saturday and the Galaxy lost to goalscorer Chris Wondolowski and the Earthquakes (AP Photo).
Spotting the Earthquakes an early lead doesn't help at a sold out Buckshaw Stadium.
And yet, the Galaxy could have taken home a point had Edson Buddle converted a sitter with the goal yawning with less than 10 minutes in regulation left.
Mike Magee, starting at forward, displayed an atrocious first...Read Full Story
Union 0 Galaxy 1
The Galaxy's Donovan Ricketts preserved the Galaxy win with two vital second half saves against the Union including this one (AP Photos).
If ever there was a game where a clearly tired Galaxy needed to put their heads down and grind out a win to retake the lead in the MLS standings this was it.
Transcontinental trek aside, not so fresh off a tough derby, LA did the bare minimum necessary to secure three valuable points with home games against Colorado and the Rapids...Read Full Story
Lee Nguyen scored his fourth goal of the season just before the halftime break to temporarily pull the New England Revolution level, but it wasn’t enough as the Revs suffered a 2-1 loss in their first-ever meeting with the expansion Montreal Impact on Wednesday night at Stade Saputo.
Nguyen’s 44th-minute goal – which was originally credited as an own goal to Montreal goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts but was later changed – cancelled out Patrice Berner’s opener from the penalty spot in the 28th...Read Full Story
Galaxy 2 Real Salt Lake 1
Landon Donovan and the Galaxy were flying Saturday over Robbie Russell and RSL at some points (AP Photo).
Phil Collin filed this game story.
Notable: Buddle has scored multiple goals in each of the Galaxy's last three games, the first player to do so since Landon Donovan, who scored seven goals in three games in April 2008.
Quotable: Bruce Arena joked at the outset of the post-game news conference that he was surprised the first question wasn't something along the...Read Full Story
Landon Donovan scored twice in a 5-minute span late in the second half to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 2-1 victory over D.C. United on Saturday night.David Beckham made his second appearance of the season, entering in the 53rd minute for the Galaxy (15-5-5), who maintained their three-point lead over second-place Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference and overall Major League Soccer standings. Before returning to play last week in a victory over Columbus, Beckham had been out of action...Read Full Story
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