Josh Saunders, LA Galaxy Young Guns Pass Tango Lesson With Boca Juniors

There's no denying that it takes two to tango. But there should also be no denying that it takes one clinical goal and one stingy backup goalkeeper to shut down Club Atletico Boca Juniors.

Playing without its best players, due to World Cup 2010 commitments, Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy took advantage and brought home a scintillating 1-0 victory over the 31-time Argentine Primera Division and six-time Copa Libertadores winners—who had a similarly watered-down roster.

In the 82nd minute, Los Xeneizes's defense paid dearly for giving too much space when rookie Michael Stephens delivered the ball inside to Tristan Bowen, who opened his scoring account for the season.

The biggest star of the night, arguably, was backup goalkeeper Josh Saunders. Making a head-shaking 13 saves compared to two for Boca's counterpart Javier Garcia. Saunders frustrated Boca's vaunted attack, led by Lucas Viatri (six shots), Matias Gimenez (three shots on goal), and substitut...

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