Will Los Angeles Galaxy’s David Beckham Start Against Red Bull New York?

The return of Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham to match fitness has been one of sheer acceleration, with more minutes added on to his slate in the Galaxy's 2-1 victory over D.C. United on Saturday.

Beckham came on in the 53rd minute of play for Jovan Kirovski.

“It was a good workout for myself,” Beckham said on his performance. “I was puffing a little bit more than I was last week, but it was more minutes on the field and that’s what I need.”

Los Angeles manager Bruce Arena reiterated the current state of affairs regarding Beckham.

“Again, we need to appreciate [that] this is a player that six months ago tore his Achilles tendon,” Arena said after the match. “To be back this quickly and be able to contribute what he has the last two games I think is very impressive. He’s ahead of schedule.”

With this Friday's match against the New York Red Bulls a marquee matchup featuring one of B...

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