Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Carolina RailHawks: 6 Things We Learned

This has been a May of futility for Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy. No wins, only one draw. Could things get any worse for Arena? Could his role as the boss be in grave danger?

On Tuesday night, the Galaxy surrendered a one-goal lead to the Carolina RailHawks and lost 2-1 to crash out of the U.S. Open Cup.

With a long, long break before the Galaxy return to MLS action, here are six things we learned regarding the culmination of a futile month of soccer for the Galaxy.

1. Arena Fails To Take the Cup Seriously

This was perhaps doomed from the beginning. A number of key starters were not on the plane to North Carolina: A.J. DeLaGarza, Sean Franklin, Todd Dunivant, Juninho and David Beckham.

Because of this, Carolina were able to take advantage of an under-strengthed LA Galaxy side and leave the match late.

2. A Full 90 minutes from Leonardo

One of the bright spots to take from this defeat was that Leonardo, who was...

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