LA Galaxy vs Vancouver Whitecaps: Mike Magee on Fire in 3-0 Win

"Magee! Magee! Magee is on fire!"

That was the chanting of the men and women of the Angel City Brigade as they celebrated a brace from Mike Magee in the 40th and 75th minutes en route to a 3-0 victory for Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy over Tom Soehn's Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Home Depot Center.

Forget about the fact that Robbie Keane somersaulted his way to his third goal in all competitions in a Galaxy uniform in the 64th minute. This was Magee's night.

Magee, a longtime fan favorite, finished off a sequence from David Beckham and Keane in the 40th minute to drill one past Whitecaps goalkeeper and former Galaxy netminder Joe Cannon, who was making his 300th appearance in Major League Soccer.

In the 75th minute, Magee received a cross from Bryan Jordan to effectively put the game out of reach.

I have a bit of a gripe with the officiating by Michael Kennedy and crew. In the ninth minute, Cannon cl...

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