The morning after: Wrapping up the Galaxy’s 5-1 win over New York City FC

Photo by Steve McCrank/Staff photographer

Photo by Steve McCrank/Staff photographer

The L.A. Galaxy took over the top spot in the Western Conference and first in the race for the Supporters’ Shield with a clinical dissection of New York City FC at StubHub Center. The defending champs continued their hot streak Sunday and have a trip to San Jose on the horizon this week. Here are some links and thoughts to wrap up the Sunday’s victory:

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Quotes from L.A. Galaxy practice on NYCFC, Lampard v. Gerrard

britinvasionThe Galaxy and New York City FC will throwdown in the MLS matchup of the century Sunday at noon at StubHub Center. Fans are advised to arrive early for the star-studded game that features six designated players and some of the biggest names in the sport. Galaxy players and L.A. head coach Bruce Arena met with the media Friday after practice to talk about the big storylines of the game. Some of the notable quotes from the media session: Continue reading

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Galaxy offering half-off vouchers to Mexico at Sunday’s game

The L.A. Galaxy are the highest scoring team in MLS, and when fans walk through the gates at StubHub Center for Sunday’s sold-out game against New York City FC, they’ll get a chance to score too.

The first 12,000 fans to enter StubHub Center for Sunday’s noon matchup will receive half-off vouchers for Alaska Airlines flights to Mexico from LAX or Orange County. The voucher can be used for up to two travelers on the same reservation on trips to Puerto Vallarta or Los Cabos. Trips must be booked by Aug. 26 for travel from LAX to Los Cabos from Sept. 8 through Nov. 18 or from Orange County to Los Cabos or Puerto Vallarta from Oct. 8, 2015 to Nov. 18.

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ICYMI Monday Video Rewind: LA Galaxy score two goals in five minutes in come-from-behind win in Dallas, Palos Verdes Estates Christen Press scores hat trick as USWNT begin World Cup victory tour


Game story

Notable: Whitney Engen’s goal meant exactly half the USWNT goals were scored by Palos Verdes Peninsla Products; she grew up in Rolling Hills Estates, Christen Press was raised in neighboring Palos Verdes Estates.

LA Galaxy-Dallas game story

Notable: Through their first 100 games, Keane’s 66 goals only trails Carlos Ruiz (67) and Roy Lassiter (71) in MLS history.

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