MLS Cup Playoffs 2014: LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders 1st-Leg Score and Reaction

The LA Galaxy booked a 1-0 win over the Seattle Sounders in the first leg of MLS' Western Conference Final on Sunday, setting up an interesting scenario for next week's return leg with an eye on the MLS Cup. 

The new away-goals rule means that if the Galaxy score once in Seattle, the Sounders will need three to progress to the next round. That fixture, which will be played on Sunday, should provide fans with a lot more drama and excitement than today's nervy affair.    

Seattle started the match on fire, immediately applying high pressure and displaying a lot of physicality in the duels. DeAndre Yedlin was booked after just three minutes for an apparent elbow on Robbie Keane, although the veteran certainly contributed to the incident.

Inside MLS was hardly surprised:

The ball went up and down the pitch really well in the opening stages, and Keane came close to opening the score just one minute later, but h...

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