Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Tottenham Hotspur: Rating the Galaxy Players

This will be the first of two matches in which I just provide numbers and a summary of my thoughts on the players donning the Punjab third kit strip of the Los Angeles Galaxy. There may be more if the Galaxy schedule some end-of-season friendlies.

All in all, I think this was a very gutsy performance by Bruce Arena's Galaxy. Believe it or not, they were just as capable of winning this match as Andre Villas-Boas's Tottenham Hotspur were, as both teams were inept with their finishing.

But leave it to David Junior Lopes to make Tottenham look like an MLS side tonight.

When you don't clear a set piece properly in the 28th minute, and let a similarly unheralded player in Hector Jimenez single out Lopes for his first-ever Galaxy goal, it makes you wonder, are Tottenham really going to take the Premier League this season?

I mean, they didn't run over Stevenage in their first preseason game (they only won 2-0), and it wasn't a completely awful dis...

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