Staff Writer Phil Collin has the game story.
The Seattle perspective is considerably gloomier.
Notable: (to update an OptaJack Tweet from just before Sunday’s game): Robbie Keane and Mike Magee combined have scored 10 of the Galaxy’s last 12 goals.
Quotable: “Next week they’ll have Eddie [Johnson] from the start, my guess is they’ll have Rosales from the start and they’re a much different team at home than they are on the road,” said Galaxy playmaker Landon Donovan. “They beat us 4-0 earlier in the year and there’s no reason why they can’t do that again so we’ve got to be prepared.”
Want to see a second consecutive MLS Cup at the HDC? Pull for Houston.
I’ll have more on the game and playoff series in Tuesday’s column.