LA Galaxy Game 10: Landonmania

The Philadelphia Union have the schedulers to blame for this one. They came into the StubHub Center Sunday afternoon in front of a crowd that was determined to welcome back their hero, Landon Donovan, and to will him into scoring his 135th goal that would make him the sole holder of the all-time goal scoring… Continue reading LA Galaxy Game 10: Landonmania

LA Galaxy Game 9: Home Cooking Does It for the Galaxy

Soccer at the StubHub Center! After the month-long road trip, which included yet another bye week, the Galaxy returned home to face FC Dallas. The road had not been kind to the Galaxy. The four match swing saw the Galaxy draw with Vancouver 2-2 where the G’s had a defensive breakdown between Leonardo and Penedo… Continue reading LA Galaxy Game 9: Home Cooking Does It for the Galaxy

LA Galaxy Game 4: Penedo frustrates the ‘Caps again but Landon-watch continues

With two road games (albeit one of them at the Stubhub Center) and two bye weeks (again, one of them manufactured by moving a game to later in the year to rest players during the Champions League run) since the home opener, it had been a long time since we had seen the Galaxy in… Continue reading LA Galaxy Game 4: Penedo frustrates the ‘Caps again but Landon-watch continues

LA Galaxy Game 3: Breakthrough (but lousy pictures)

It was a Sunday noon start for the third game of the LA Galaxy’s season. Even though the game was at the beautiful StubHub Center, this was an “away” game for the Galaxy as the home team was the Galaxy’s co-tenant at the StubHub Center, Chivas USA. Chivas USA was owned by the same owners… Continue reading LA Galaxy Game 3: Breakthrough (but lousy pictures)

LA Galaxy CCL Quarterfinal Leg 1: The Worst Good Result

After the rough loss to RSL in their MSL opener on Saturday night, the Galaxy had little time to recover as Wednesday night brought the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal between the Galaxy and Club Tijuana of Liga MX. CONCA-what? All right, let’s break that down. CONCACAF stands for the┬áConfederation of North,… Continue reading LA Galaxy CCL Quarterfinal Leg 1: The Worst Good Result