June 29, 2009 |
The Houston Dynamo, owner of the best record in Major League Soccer, gave Galaxy fans a nervous feeling that wouldn't be put to rest until the very end of Sunday night's game, when they were showered with victory confetti. It was a feeling Galaxy fans have been deprived of for much of a season in which the team has recorded only three victories. But on a night when the home crowd perhaps needed a reason to forget the U.S.
June 10, 2009 |
Edson Buddle scored his third goal in as many games Tuesday night to lead the Galaxy to a 1-0 victory over Club Sport Herediano of Costa Rica in an international soccer friendly at the Home Depot Center. Coach Bruce Arena fielded a mix of starters and reserves in the exhibition. Buddle's goal came in the 12th minute off a pass from Leo Griffin as the teams took nine shots apiece.
May 18, 2009 |
Sometimes, experience means nothing at all. Just ask Galaxy defender Tony Sanneh, whose calamitous mistake in the 70th minute gave the Columbus Crew's Guillermo Barros Schelotto a gift goal in Carson on Sunday afternoon. Sometimes, experience means everything. Just ask Galaxy defender Eddie Lewis, whose superb shot in the 91st minute flew low and true and into the back of the Columbus net to earn Los Angeles a 1-1 tie. Both players were starters on Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena's U.S.
May 6, 2009 |
AT SALT LAKE Time: 6. On the air: TV: KWHY Channel 22 (Spanish); Radio: 1330 (Spanish). Where: Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah. Records: Galaxy 1-1-4, Real Salt Lake 3-3-0. Vs. Real (2008): 0-0-2. Update: Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena has used six starting lineups but tonight could keep intact the lineup that earned a 1-0 victory over New York on Saturday. In that game, Landon Donovan scored his team-high fourth goal and the Galaxy extended its unbeaten streak to four games.
April 19, 2009 |
Bryan Jordan scored in the 76th minute to lift the Galaxy to a 1-1 tie with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night in front of 15,862. Pablo Campos scored in the first half for San Jose (1-1-2). The Galaxy (0-1-3) tied the score when Jordan took a pass from Landon Donovan and headed a shot past goalkeeper Joe Cannon.
April 5, 2009 |
The Colorado Rapids stunned the Galaxy with the second-fastest goal in Major League Soccer history Saturday night, scoring after a mere 16 seconds en route to a 3-2 victory. The loss, in front of a sparse crowd at the Home Depot Center -- it was announced as 16,709 -- left the Galaxy (0-1-1) still seeking its first win of the season after having leaked five goals in two matches. For Colorado (2-1-0), it was a lively beginning.
March 23, 2009 |
Landon Donovan, who led Major League Soccer with 20 goals last season, scored twice in the final 10 minutes Sunday afternoon as the Galaxy salvaged a 2-2 tie with D.C. United in a curiously unsatisfying game at the Home Depot Center. It was the MLS season opener for both teams, and the players showed that there are still plenty of kinks to be worked out.