Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Colorado Rapids: Rating David Beckham’s Performance

While Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy did silence the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Saturday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, it was an average performance for midfielder David Beckham, who only had three free kicks and wasn't much of a factor in the outcome of the contest.

What I will say is that Beckham has stamina. In spite of getting injured in the second half, Beckham was able to see the match off. Beckham started on Saturday while suffering back issues, and should be commended for even being on the pitch. He has stamina.

What he didn't have was the ability to find open teammates to receive the free kicks. Mike Magee came the closest in the second half but failed to connect. To be fair, Beckham wasn't awarded a lot of set-piece opportunities, but he was unsuccessful in making any of them count.

"It was tough. We all felt it in the warm-up and when you go on a long run or things like that during the game, then you feel it as well," Beckham to...

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