Los Angeles Galaxy’s Ariel Lassiter (15) battles for the ball against Club Tijuana’s Carlos Vargas (88), during the 1st half at the StubHub Center. Carson Calif., Tuesday, February ,07, 2017. ( Photo by Stephen Carr / Daily Breeze/ SCNG )
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L.A. Galaxys Emmanuel Boateng(24) gets the ball past Real Salt Lakes Nick Rimando,(18) for the goal in the Western Conference, host sixth-seeded Real Salt Lake in an MLS Knockout Round showdown in Carson CA. Wednesday, October 26, 2016. (Photo by Thomas R. Cordova, Press-Telegram/ Daily Breeze/SCNG)
It was good to see the Galaxy rouse themselves from their wretched form of late led by an inspirational performance by live wire Emmanuel Boateng, who scored two impressive goals in the playoff knockout game Wednesday at Stubhub Center against Real Salt Lake.
But the Galaxy were done no favors by the timing of the game.
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Crunch time: The Galaxy are missing the vital contributions of the departed Nigel De Jong in the closing weeks of the MLS season as the playoffs loom (Associated Press Photo).
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Trailblazer: Former USMNT coach Bob Bradley has become the first coach of a Premier League team when he joined Welsh club Swansea City; former U.S. star Landon Donovan is also an investor in the club. (Associated Press photo).
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