High-flying David Beckham, high-flying Galaxy: This is the kind of play you see involving a Brazilian named, um, Fred, I guess (AP Photo).
Phil Collin has the game story.
Full disclosure: Pressing family matters (thank you to the Galaxy PR staff for their kind words) kept me from seeing virtually all of tonight’s game except for the YouTube highlights.
Doesn’t sound like I missed much, though. It looked to me the largely impotent Galaxy were more fortunate to escape with a point at home than their opponents.
I don’t care what Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena says, however, this is a team that looked woeful without Landon Donovan (that’s no crime considering we’re talking about the best all-time U.S. player, is it?) And JPA was dropped completely? Whoa!
Hard to argue with a seven-game undefeated streak and four consecutive shutouts though. Isn’t it?
Check out the highlights: