Los Angeles Galaxy vs Houston Dynamo: Galaxy Take Care of Business at Home

This season, the Los Angeles Galaxy have had to do without the duties of a one David Beckham. At times with him not there, the middle of the field would seem empty, lost and by many standards weak (even with Landon Donovan in the rover position). That was not the case on Wednesday night, when the Galaxy decided to get defensive and take out the Dynamo with a 1-0 result. The Galaxy were opportunistic in their victory after a fortuitous handball in the box by a Dynamo defender led to the the lone goal of the night by Landon Donovan.Donovan currently leads the MLS in goals scored with eight, while the international man of soccer, David Beckham, sits atop the assists category with five.Donovan Ricketts made three saves on the night and posted his fifth clean sheet on the year, tied for second in the league.The center back pairing of Omar Gonzalez and A.J. De La Garza in the last six games of the season have proved to be pillars of consistency and steel walls for opposing strikers. That was once again the case last night as the collective play of the Galaxy disallowed any type of creative play, just as they ...
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Los Angeles Galaxy’s Early Woes: Five Quick Fixes

The Galaxy are off to a much slower start than their 2010 campaign, with a 2-1-2 record only five games into the season.Never to fear, my fellow Galaxians, I am here to tell you that the Galaxy and their high expectations for a MLS Cup are certainly within their reach.If it was not for an invisible take down in the penalty book in D.C. then the Galaxy would be feeling much better than they are today. Though that is not the case, the Galaxy have some things they must fine tune and sort out.Head Coach Bruce Arena is fully aware of most of them (I hope), and if not, then maybe this article shall shed some light.Begin Slideshow
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