Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Toronto FC: A Play-By-Play (and Other Miscellany)

T-180 minutes to kickoff: The Los Angeles Galaxy will have to soldier on for a couple more matches without the assistance of Landon Donovan and Edson Buddle, who have paced the USA to a 1-0 win over Algeria and a spot in the Round of 16.

This Saturday, the Galaxy travel to the site of this year's MLS Cup, BMO Field, to take on Toronto FC in a quest to make amends for their draw earlier this season.

T-170: While we're on the subject, let's talk a little bit about BMO Field. BMO stands for Bank of MOntreal (note the capitals in this one) Financial Group, the sponsors of this CAD $62.5 million gem in Exhibition Place.

This is an open-air structure that seats up to 21,800 strong. This originally was slated to be located on the campus of York University. But York backed out of the offer, and so the site was moved to the location of the demolished Exhibition Stadium.

This site is also home to the Toronto Nationals, the 2009 champions of Major League Lacros...

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