Los Angeles Galaxy Ins and Outs: August 14, 2011

Champions League measuring stick for Gs

Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy regards the CONCACAF Champions League as the measuring stick for the organization and for Major League Soccer in particular.

"This is really important, especially because of how we went out last year," second-year Galaxy midfielder Michael Stephens told's Larry Morgan. "I think this year we want to redeem ourselves and show that we have a team that can compete internationally as well as do well in MLS.

"It’s very important to all of us."

"It’s big," Galaxy defender Gregg Berhalter said. "First of all, it’s a great experience, but more than that it’s a competition. And we want to go in with the mindset that we want to succeed in the tournament, and that means going to the next round.

"It’s always a measuring stick. It gives you a chance to compare yourself but also compete at a good level."

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