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Saturday, 4 June 2011

LA Galaxy 0 DC United 0

Tonight The Galaxy were looking to extend their run of 6 unbeaten games, with four wins on the spin. For this game, Ricketts and Donovan are away on international duty, Angel is injured.
The Galaxy seem to be establishing a foothold early on in the game, they keep possession and make more attacking moves. They are missing the pace of Donovan up front, but in the early stages they look the most likely to score. Nonetheless, The Galaxy fail to make the most of their advantage in the first half, most attacking moves fizzling out to nothing. In fact DC look more dangerous in the final third than LA during the first half. The game is 0-0 at half-time, and although The Galaxy are looking the better side, there is a constant danger that DC could steal the game if the Galaxy don't find the back of the net soon.

The second half starts in a similar vein, LA failing to make any great impression on the DC goal. DC also spurn a golden chance on 62 mins, as the ball falls to DC feet in the box having bypassed the LA defence. The shot ended up in the side-netting when it should really have taken DC into the lead. On 80 minutes, DC once again fail to take a chance in front of goal whilst The Galaxy continue to plug away fruitlessly.
As the game winds down, this has been a deeply disappointing performance by the home side LA Galaxy - they will need to tighten their game up front if they are going to have any impact without Landon Donovan to call upon for the next few weeks. The Galaxy should regard themselves as fortunate to survive with their unbeaten run intact.
They have just over a week to get themselves ready for the visit of Toronto next Saturday...

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