Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Philadelphia Union: A Taste of Their Own Doop?

In Philadelphia Union circles, the phrase Beat L.A. has replaced by "Doop L.A." The word "Doop," which has its origins in the German techno band Scooter, has been embraced as a tradition of some sorts by Philadelphia Union supporters, notably the Sons of Ben.

Of course, the verb can be a noun, and on Wednesday, May 11, Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy will aim to give Peter Nowak's Union a taste of their own doop when they do battle at PPL Park in Chester, Pa.

The Galaxy are still first overall in the league with a 4-2-4 record (16 points) but are winless in their last two matches. LA is coming off a 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls.

As for the Union, they are 4-2-1 (13 points) and have won just two out of their last five contests. Philly will aim to bounce back from a 1-0 defeat on the road to the Portland Timbers on Friday.

The Union will need to increase their scoring production and test the volatile Galaxy back line. Carlos Ruiz leads the team with t...

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