Magnificent Seven Meets Magnificent Edson Against Real Salt Lake

Before the exhibition between two celebrity football sides on the hallowed grounds of Victoria Street, descenders could hear the strains of a song by the Clash (rest in peace, Joe Strummer) called "The Magnificent Seven." Whoever thought (not this columnist, no sirree) that it would be the omen that it was?

That's right, readers on Bleacher Report: Edson Buddle of the Los Angeles Galaxy has set a new record in Major League Soccer with the most consecutive goals to start a season with seven, smashing the previous record set by "El Pescadito" himself—Carlos Ruiz—of six in 2002. A 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake not only saw well-deserved redemption, but history to go with it.

And it's a combo that's in the same league as the Buddlevan Connection. The 12th minute was the Connection introducing itself. Donovan corner, timed in the right position for Buddle to knock it past RSL goalkeeper Nick Rimando. It's FIFA 10-replicable.

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