Galaxy mifielder Juninho fends off the Columbus Crew’s Robbie Rogers; the Brazilian has become a fixture in the starting lineup this season combining flair with sheer hard work (AP Photo).
The Galaxy are fielding nominations from the media for the team MVP and defender of the Year awards that will be handed out at the final home game of the season.
And while there isn’t a category for it, if they were Juninho would get my vote as the most improved Galaxy player this season. Read more here.
Despite the absence tonight of some big name players,in the wake of Saturday’s win over Real Salt Lake the Galaxy can wrap up the regular season title against the Red Bulls tonight (5 o’clock ESPN2) who are struggling to make the playoffs.
Also, a familiar name for Galaxy fans is replacing Landon Donovan on the USMNT roster for its two upcoming friendlies.