LA Galaxy Throw Away Lead, Settle for 1-1 Draw With D.C. United

Well, this sure wasn't the best way to start a three-game road swing.

I mean, you would expect a team like the Los Angeles Galaxy to hold on to a 1-0 lead after nobodies like Mike Magee become somebodies by connecting on the simplest of set pieces from busybodies like David Beckham.

They had the lead for the lion's share of the match and were even a man down. Solid defending, timely dispossession.

And then tragedy struck.

A penalty conceded to D.C. United and here comes Charlie Davies. The new and improved Charlie Davies, fresh out of FC Sochaux on loan, ready for one swing of the foot because some lout didn't stay on his feet in the D.C. attacking third.

Davies can convert penalties in his sleep. In fact, I bet you that if he wins the Budweiser Golden Boot, it's because he was able to convert his penalties, and his penalties constitute a majority of his goals.

Oh, and just so that Abbey Okulaja wants to make things fair, he decides to red card...

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