LA Galaxy give Whitecaps FC a decking at The Home Depot Centre

Discussion in 'MLS: Clubs' started by Alwaysazzurre, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. Alwaysazzurre

    Alwaysazzurre Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    FC Internazionale Milano
    By Gian Falcone​

    "Wake up Whitecaps, I think Magee's got something to say to you"...

    The Vancouver Whitecaps felt the Rod (Stewart) of an in form LA Galaxy side losing 3 -0 away at The Home Depot Centre, thanks to more poor Whitecaps defending and two Michael Magee goals.

    "It’s late September and the Whitecaps really should be back at school"...

    Caps Coach Tommy Soehn’s big game with the LA Lady he found himself like a University freshman deciding which Johnny to use for protection. A defensive slip up by last weeks makeshift fullback Johnny Thorrington cost the midfielder a place in the teams back line with Johnny Leathers replacing the South African at the back.

    It was a big occasion for Whitecaps keeper Joe Cannon who made this 300th MLS appearance, although perhaps not one for the scrapbook. But surely if anyone can keep a clean sheet in LA Jay Nollywood?

    Match Action

    The top versus bottom clash of the MLS was always going to be a difficult task for Vancouver. However the side from BC did create a number of early chances through Jordan Harvey, Davide Chiumiento and Alain Rochat.

    LA Galaxy had the first attempt to put digits on the scoreboard 8 minutes into the game. Summer signing Robbie (Rabbie) Keane tried to convert a neat set piece from fellow ex-Premier League star David Beckham, but the tight angel and Cannon coming off his line early forced the ball wide.

    15 minutes from the break Camilo Sanvezzo played in Eric Hassli inside the area, the Frenchman shot low and hard to the near post to which Josh Saunders in the Galaxy goal made the block pushing the ball wide were he would have been relieved to see a fellow team mate first to the clearance instead of Chiumiento who was slow to react.... continued at LA Galaxy give Whitecaps FC a decking

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