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Steven Gerrard to miss several weeks with hamstring injury

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The Los Angeles Galaxy simply can't catch a break this week, Gyasi Zardes' foot notwithstanding.

Head coach Bruce Arena confirmed on Tuesday that the Galaxy's DP midfielder would miss a few weeks after suffering a hamstring strain during last week's scoreless draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Report: Gyasi Zardes could miss rest of season with broken foot

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The LA Galaxy could be without one of their star forwards for the rest of the season.

Goal USA is reporting that Galaxy and U.S. Men's National Team forward Gyasi Zardes suffered a broken foot against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, which could knock him out for the rest of the MLS season.

Report: Galaxy looking to deal Nigel de Jong

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The LA Galaxylook ready to part ways with midfielder Nigel de Jong.

According to multiple reports that emerged on Monday, Nigel de Jong is set to sign for Galatasaray, nearly sevenmonths after he joined the Galaxy from AC Milan. According to Goal.

MLS Week 25: A Look Ahead

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Rivalries dominate Week 25 in MLS,and there a few salivating matchupson tap this weekend.

The most notable is the Cascadia Cup as the resurgent Seattle Sounders face the Portland Timbers at Providence Park. Both sides met last week withthe Sounders cruised to a 3-1 win.

Villa leads NYCFC past Galaxy with league-best 16th goal

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NEW YORK — Saturday's clash between New York City FC and the LA Galaxy was billed as a battle between Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard. Instead, it was David Villa who stole the show.

The NYCFC captain tallied his league-leading 16th goal of the season and guided his side to a 1-0 win over the Galaxy in front of 35,509 at Yankee Stadium.

MLS Ticker: Cooper, Rowe, Royer, and more

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Toronto FC bolstered their roster with the signing of aPanamanian international, while the LA Galaxy will be without their starting goalkeeper for a clash with NYCFC this weekend.

Panama midfielder Armando Cooper has joined TFCon loan from Club Deportivo Árabe Unido.

The CONCACAF Champions League without the big clubs

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With all respect to the teams that got there, the big clubs in MLS are on the outside of the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League.

LA’s Cup run ends

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The LA Galaxy exited the US Open Cup with a semifinal loss to FC Dallas, denying them a home field date in the final and a route to the CCL.

FC Dallas advances to face New England in US Open Cup final

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FC Dallas needed extra time to get past the LA Galaxy in their 2016 US Open Cup semifinal, setting up a Dallas vs New England final in Frisco.

Late finishes give Galaxy tie against Red Bulls

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The home side seemed dead in the water with under a quarter hour remaining, but the LA Galaxy pulled out a thrilling comebackagainst the New York Red Bulls at StubHub Center.

Goals from Mike Magee and Ashley Cole helped the Galaxy complete their 2-2 comeback in the final 10 minutes of Sunday night's match against the Red Bulls.

Galaxy capitalize on miscue, escape Seattle with draw

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SEATTLE When you're hot, you seem to catch every break. The LA Galaxy were thoroughly outplayed for most of Sunday afternoon's match against the Seattle Sounders, but took advantage of a single mistake to leave CenturyLink Field with a 1-1 draw in front of 48,458 at CenturyLink Field.

What happens next for Robbie Keane?

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The LA Galaxy face a situation with Robbie Keane in a contract year. Not signing Keane to a new deal would be a major step back for the MLS team.

Goals always count for MLS Player of the Week

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If you want to win the MLS Player of the Week award, make sure you score the most goals no matter how they go in or how weak the opponent.

MLS Ticker: Borchers, Dwyer and more

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The defending MLS Cup champions have suffered a big hit defensively, while there has been confirmed interest in one of the league's top strikers.

The Portland Timbers announced on Monday that defender Nat Borchers will undergo surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon after leaving Saturday's 2-1 loss against the LA Galaxy prior to halftime.

Bruce Arena vs soccer analytics

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LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena takes a shot at soccer analytics by pointing to the score board as what matters in soccer.

Does the LA Galaxy take the US Open Cup seriously?

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On the night and playing in an auxiliary stadium, LA decided winning their US Open Cup quarterfinal was worth it, but does that change anything?

MLS Disciplinary Committee adds to De Jong suspension; fines Villa

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Nigel de Jong has earned the ire of the MLS Disciplinary Committee once again, as the LA Galaxy star is set for another suspension.

MLS announced on Wednesday that de Jong will serve an additionalone game suspension for his red card last week, and will now sit out a total of two games.

Robbie Keane still matters for the Galaxy

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The difference Robbie Keane makes for the LA Galaxy is clear, even if it's no longer true for the Republic of Ireland.

SBI Question of the Day: What's your reaction to De Jong red card?

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By now MLS is well aware of Nigel de Jong, specifically his physical and sometimes violent temperament on the field.The veteran Dutch midfielder made headlines once again on Monday night, earning himself a straight red card for a late challenge on Vancouver Whitecaps attacker Blas Perez.

Should the Galaxy play for the Open Cup?

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The LA Galaxy have a history with the US Open Cup, but recently it's been a quick exit before the quarterfinals.

MLS game scores 1 million viewers for first time since 2008

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Saturday night's broadcast of San Jose Earthquakes against LA Galaxy averaged 1 million viewers on Univision, the first time that MLS has hit that number since 2008.

The broadcast of the California Clasico was the first MLS match televised live on Univision since 1999. No regular season or post-season MLS game has ever drawn those viewing numbers on Spanish-language television.

MLS game scores 1 million viewers for first time since 2008

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Saturday night's broadcast of San Jose Earthquakes against LA Galaxy averaged 1 million viewers on Univision, the first time that MLS has hit that number since 2008.

The broadcast of the California Clasico was the first MLS match televised live on Univision since 1999. No regular season or post-season MLS game has ever drawn those viewing numbers on Spanish-language television.

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Galaxy and Whitecaps battle to spirited but scoreless draw

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Carson, Calif. The Vancouver Whitecaps left their finishing boots and their good luck charms behind in Canada, and left Southern Californiawith a 0-0 draw against Western Conference rival LA Galaxy.

The Whitecaps may have struggled to find the back of the net, but that was still a superior performance to the Galaxy, who struggled to generate shots in the first hour, and struggled all night to combine effectively in the final third.

Fire settle for tie despite outplaying Galaxy

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The Chicago Fire looked to be on their way to yet another shocking win before Giovani dos Santos fired the LA Galaxy to a come-from-behind point.

Dos Santos fired a second half equalizer to seal a 2-2 tie on Wednesday on at Toyota Park. The tie sees the Galaxy bounce back from a Sunday loss to NYCFC, a defeat that snapped their nine-game unbeaten run.

Robbie Rogers says he was target of homophobic slurs during USL match

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Robbie Rogers' return from injury was marred by verbal abuse regarding the the LA Galaxy fullback'ssexual orientation.

The defendertook to Facebook on Sunday, saying that he was repeatedly called a homophobic slur by a member of the Orange County Blues during Saturday's appearance with LA Galaxy II.

Howard's heroics help Rapids earn road draw vs. Galaxy

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CARSON, Calif. The LA Galaxy supplied the pressure, Tim Howard supplied the class, and the 2nd and 3rd place teams in the Western Conference battled to a highly entertaining 1-1 draw before a raucous crowd of 25,667at the Stub Hub Center on a balmy Saturday night.

The Galaxy spent almost the entire evening on the front foot, outshooting Colorado 8-3 in the first half alone.

FC Dallas dumps Galaxy late in extra time to reach U.S. Open Cup final

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Just when it looked like Bruce Arena's star-studded second-half subs were going toput the LA Galaxy through to the U.S. Open Cup final, FC Dallas conjureda response. Then seconds away from the uncertainty of penalties, Dallas came up with another goalto decide Wednesday night's U.S. Open Cup semifinalon its own.

Galaxy and FC Dallas square off for chance to host U.S. Open Cup final

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Two of Major League Soccer's elite collide on Wednesday with a berth in a cup final on the line.

The LA Galaxy play host to FC Dallas in Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup semifinal, a clash that determines who meets the New England Revolution in the tournament finale.

Early finishes push Galaxy past Timbers on the road

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While the Portland Timbers looked the better side at times on Saturday afternoon, a pair of early defensive lapses halted the team's nine-match unbeaten streak at Providence Park.

First-half finishes from Robbie Keane and Gyasi Zardes led the LA Galaxy past the Timbers, 2-1, bringing their winning streak to four and extending their overall unbeaten run to six matches.

Second half surge lifts Galaxy past Sounders, into USOC semifinals

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Through 76 minutes, the Seattle Sounders were nurturing a one-goal lead with a U.S. Open Cup semifinal berth on the line. However, a late surge from the LA Galaxy added further misery to what has been a trying Sounders season.

Giovani dos Santos began the run before Sebastian Lletget added two of his own, as the Galaxy toppled the Sounders, 4-2, in Wednesday's USOC quarterfinal.

U.S. U-20 defender Hugo Arellano signs with LA Galaxy II

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U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team defender Hugo Arellano has been a part of the LA Galaxy system at the academy level. Now, Arellano is set to officially make the jump to the professional level.

LA Galaxy II announced on Monday that Arellano has signed with the USL clubafter previously representing the LA Galaxy Academy.

Robbie Keane does it again as Galaxy top Sounders

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SEATTLE Some things never change. Robbie Keane takes the field against the Seattle Sounders and scores. The calendar turns to July, and Bruce Arena's LA Galaxy start racking up wins. The Sounders get shut out.

Keane provided all the scoring the Galaxy needed on Saturday afternoon in just the 15th minute,beating defender Joevin Jones to a short cross from a softly-marked Gyasi Zardes and poking a shot off the crossbar and past goalkeeper Stefan Frei.

Galaxy overcome de Jong dismissal to top Whitecaps

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The LA Galaxy entered Monday's clash with the Vancouver Whitecaps winless in their last seven matches. The performances of the club's biggest names ushered them back into the win column, even as one of them saw redfor another dangerous foul

Robbie Keane provided the opening goal while Steven Gerrard added a pair of assists to lead the Galaxy to a 2-0 victory over the Whitecaps on Tuesday at the StubHub Center.

Early finish gives Galaxy win against Timbers

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On a night where chances were hard to come by, the LA Galaxy made the most of their early opportunity to find the back of the net.

Raul Mendiola's finish in the fifth minute gave the Galaxy a 1-0 win against the Portland Timbers in the U.S. Open Cup, setting up a quarterfinals matchup against the Seattle Sounders on July 20.

Barrett scores late to earn Earthquakes tie against Galaxy

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The Cali Clasico tends to be one of MLS' most compelling rivalries, and Saturday's chapter proved no different.

Chad Barrett's 90th minute equalizer earned the San Jose Earthquakes a 1-1 draw against the rival LA Galaxy in front of over50,000 fans at Stanford Stadium.

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Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Los Angeles Galaxy second match

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I'm sure that Jake Gleeson would have liked a better result after effectively earning the Timbers' starting goalkeeper job and seeing his main competition transferred away. Unfortunately, the first 12 minutes are ones that I'm sure he'd love to have...

Galaxy strike quickly & Timbers can't fully overcome deficit in 2 to 1 loss

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The Portland Timbers brought a ton of confidence and a 9 match unbeaten streak into their match with the Los Angeles Galaxy. However, the road side struck with 2 goals in 11 minutes, and while the Timbers showed spirit to fight back and even add a goal of their own before the break, they couldn't overcome the early deficit.

Timbers sleepwalk through match, bounced out of U.S. Open Cup by Galaxy 1 to 0

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The Portland Timbers were hoping to right some of the unfortunate luck they've had in the U.S. Open Cup over the years with a home match versus the Los Angeles Galaxy, and the ability to host the next round match with win. Unfortunately, an early goal from the Galaxy and a lackluster effort were enough to doom the Timbers as the Galaxy advanced to the next round.

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USL suspends Orange County Blues player for homophobic slurs targeting Robbie Rogers

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The United Soccer League has announced punishment stemming from an August 20th incident involving Robbie Rogers during his rehab match with the LA Galaxy II against the Orange County Blues.

Midfielder Richard Chaplow has been suspended two matches and fined an undisclosed amount for his use of abusive and offensive language towards Rogers in the last 15 minutes of the match between the two USL teams on August 20th.

Soccer TV: LA Galaxy vs FC Dallas

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It's the other half of the US Open Cup playoffs with the LA Galaxy hosting FC Dallas. The Men's Olympic soccer tournament continues on Wednesday.