Did the LA Galaxy Do Enough in 1st Leg to Feel Comfortable Heading to Seattle?

After 90 minutes of play in the Western Conference Final, the LA Galaxy hold a 1-0 lead over the Seattle Sounders. 

The score does not represent how well the Galaxy played at StubHub Center on Sunday. Bruce Arena's side dominated the possession battle by earning 60 percent. And they also had some of the better attacking moves forward. 

However, the Galaxy are only ahead by one goal on aggregate after forcing just three of their 20 shots on target against a stingy Seattle back four. The biggest missed opportunity came late in the match, when Chad Marshall slid in to deflect an Alan Gordon shot out of play.

Marshall was on the wrong side of a deflection in the 52nd minute, when Marcelo Sarvas' shot hit the center-back on its way into the back of the net. If the deflection did not occur, the Galaxy may still be on level terms with the Sounders. 

As the two sides prepare for the clash in seven days' time at Century...

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