Running of the (Red) Bulls: NY gores weakened Galaxy

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i-5a3903aba41b4f4075f9bdf5a4ec5591-redbullfans.jpgNew York fans celebrate Thierry Henry’s second half goal Tuesday, the MLS playoffs in sight for the club (AP Photo).

And it could have been worse – the charging Red Bulls hit the woodwork twice.

The result eliminates Chivas USA from the playoff chase, but keeps Seattle alive in the hunt for the Supporters’ Shield.

You get the feeling Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena wasn’t too worried, however; his team could seal the regular season title at home against struggling Chivas USA on Oct. 16.

Does it get any better than that for the Galaxy?

More later.

Read the game story here.


Tweeted Landon Donovan tonight:

“Tough night for the Galaxy but nice to still be top of the league. Our guys need some rest. And congrats to @hopesolo …still alive!!!

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