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Throwback: Western Conference Showdowns

By Carlos Hernandez, Sports Writer

The Los Angeles Galaxy will face off against Real Salt Lake on Saturday April 23rd in the StubHub Center, in what will be a continuation of a rivalry that first began in the highest stage for MLS teams to enter, famously known as MLS Cup. Continue reading Throwback: Western Conference Showdowns

Galactic Power

By Carlos Hernandez, Sports Writer

The Los Angeles Galaxy faced off against the Houston Dynamo in BBVA Compass Stadium and it was off to a fast start from both teams. The first opportunity and goal went in favor for the home side, the Houston Dynamo who were awarded a corner kick and decided to play it short. Continue reading Galactic Power

Game, Set, Draw

By Carlos Hernandez, Sports Writer

The LA Galaxy faced off against the Portland Timbers on Sunday April 10 in the StubHub Center. The match was well dictated by the LA Galaxy who was not successful in going through a well compact and positioned Portland Timbers defense. Much of the attack from the LA Galaxy came from the flanks, specifically from 23 year old midfielder Sebastian Lletget. Throughout the match, he would take on defenders dribbling and occupying the space from the flanks which led him to deliver short or long diagonal passes to the LA Galaxy offense who were well prevented from scoring by the Timbers defense. Gyasi Zardes also stepped creating offensive damage, such as in one play where he dribbled the ball rapidly to the penalty box but was then tackled down just outside of the penalty box awarding the LA Galaxy a free kick that was not capitalized but defended well by the Portland Timbers. Continue reading Game, Set, Draw

Throwback: Showing Who Is Boss

By Carlos Hernandez, Sports Writer

The U.S Women’s National Soccer Team have played against opponents who have provided physical, and tactical challenges to them but a new rivalry has been established between them and another team. Continue reading Throwback: Showing Who Is Boss

State of the LA Galaxy

By Carlos Hernandez, Sports Writer

LA GalaxyThe LA Galaxy began the 2016 Major League Soccer season on an up and down roller coaster, winning their first match four goals to one against D.C United and then going on the road to face off against the Colorado Rapids where they lost one goal to zero. Continue reading State of the LA Galaxy

Throwback: Qualifying Through Adversity

By Carlos Hernandez, Sports Writer

The U.S Men’s National Soccer Team in the past World Cup Qualifying cycles has added drama towards advancing out of the semifinal round of the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers. Continue reading Throwback: Qualifying Through Adversity