MLS: The Los Angeles Galaxy, Yet Again, Turn on the Heat for Playoffs

The Los Angeles Galaxy had a rough start to the season. Their offense was not clicking. The goals were not coming. And most importantly, the results were not in their favor.

However, the squad managed to claim the fourth seed in the Western Conference, forcing their way into the playoffs with a late-season revival that included a key four-game winning streak from the end of August to the end of September.

As a result, the Galaxy Battled the Vancouver Whitecaps in a wild-card matchup to earn a spot in the Western Conference semifinals. It took a Landon Donovan penalty in the 73rd minute to squeak by, but it was enough to earn the Galaxy a date with the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, the San Jose Earthquakes.

A late goal by Victor Bernardez gave the Earthquakes a 1-0 lead in the conference semifinals. With their backs against the wall, the Los Angeles Galaxy squad that has consistently led the way in the MLS had finally awaken.

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