Beckham and Juninho Lift LA Galaxy to 2-0 Win over Vancouver Whitecaps

With their troubled start to the season an increasingly fading memory, the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night.

L.A.'s Brazilian midfielder, Juninho, opened the scoring just before halftime when he blasted one from 35 yards out, beating Caps keeper Brad Knighton to find the top corner and make it 1-0 in the 41st.

"Juni’s been doing that a lot recently in training and in games," David Beckham said afterwards. "When he’s got his shooting boots on there’s not many goalkeepers that can stop him."

It was Beckham who eventually doubled L.A.'s lead in the 79th minute.

Robbie Keane was bundled over on the edge of the 18, and L.A. was awarded a free kick from 20 yards out. The former England midfielder and renowned dead-ball specialist stepped up to the mark and put his shot over the wall into the back of the net, leaving Knighton absolutely flat-footed to make it 2-0 Galaxy.

The goal was Beckham's sixth in a pe...

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