Los Angeles Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes: Rating the Galaxy Players

Big offenses were more than offset by no defense whatsoever, in any shape or form, as Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy lost a 4-3 barnburner to Frank Yallop's San Jose Earthquakes at Stanford Stadium in Palo Alto, Calif.

With the loss, the Galaxy can kiss their three-game win streak goodbye as they drop to an abysmal 6-9-2 (20 points).

You probably have an idea of what these ratings are going to be for the players, so there should be no surprises here. But let's have at it.


Josh Saunders 3

What a horrid night for Josh Saunders, who was facing the Black and Blue Firing Squad of the Earthquakes. Saunders was forced to make four saves as the defensive back line (which I will get to in a moment) failed to bail him out.

Four saves are not going to be enough against a team as talented as San Jose. At least Saunders didn't do enough to get himself sent off, like the last meeting at Buck Shaw.


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