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Galaxy dismantle Earthquakes in Cali Clasico

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It took a Giovani Dos Santos show to finally bring the San Jose Earthquakes' unbeaten home streak to an end.

The Mexican's brace helped propel the Los Angeles Galaxy to a thrilling 4-2 victory over the Earthquakes at a hostile Avaya Stadium in this season's first Cali Clasico.

Dos Santos' first goal of the night came from the spot in the 35th minute after teammate Bradley Diallo drew contact inside the box.

The Best of MLS Week 12: Almiron, dos Santos, Union and more

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Week 12 was the busiest stretch of the Major League Soccer season to date. A quintet of Wednesday games started the week before a normal slate of weekend contests took the spotlight.

There was plenty of quality displayed across the 16 matches, including some spectacular finishes from the league's best forwards, but one from a high-profile designated player stood out the most.

Late own goal dooms Minnesota United in loss to Galaxy

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Minnesota United was just moments away from sealing a hard-fought home point, but a late own goal ensured the LA Galaxy earned a much-needed road win on Sunday afternoon.

A late Christian Ramirez own goal doomed Minnesota United on Sunday as the LA Galaxy escaped TCF Bank Stadium with a 2-1 win.

Omar Gonzalez training with Galaxy ahead of expected USMNT call-up

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Omar Gonzalez needs to stay in shape with World Cup qualifiers looming, and the Pachuca centerback has found a temporary training spot in a familiar place.

The LA Galaxy revealed that Gonzalez is training with the club ahead of an expected call-up to the U.S. Men's National Team for World Cup qualifying.

LA Galaxy correct course in win against the New York Red Bulls

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Curt Onalfo's tenure as coach of the LA Galaxy did not get off to a splendid start. With two wins in their opening eight matches, the team was putting in lackluster performances, a crisis emerging for the five-time MLS Cup champions.

Yet, after scoring two second half goals in a come-from-behind draw against the Chicago Fire last week, the Galaxy were finally able to get back to winning ways with a dynamic 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday, their first win since beating the Montreal Impact on April 7.

Alessandrini leads Galaxy to resounding victory over Red Bulls

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The LA Galaxy's rough start has been widely discussed but, on Sunday, they became the first team to go into Red Bull Arena and emerge with three points in hand thanks to their major offseason signing.

The Galaxy became the first team to record a win at Red Bull Arena, beating the New York Red Bulls, 3-1, on Sunday.

Galaxy fullback Robbie Rogers placed on Season Ending Injury list

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Bad news simply got worse for Robbie Rogers and the LA Galaxy.

According to the Galaxy, Rogers has been placed on the MLS Season Ending Injury list. The defender has undergone three foot surgeries in the past 16 months but sustained nerve damage due to an injection used in the latest operation.

Report: Galaxy target Jonathan dos Santos' father won't rule out move

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Jonathan dos Santos could be on the move this summer and there is much speculationas to where he may go.

The versatilemidfielder featured relevantly for Villarreal scoring three goals and collecting three assists across 44 appearances in all competitions. dos Santos is under contract untilJune 2019, accordingto the midfielder's father,a move away from the club isn't out of the question.

Jermaine Jones sidelined with knee injury

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With World Cup qualifiers looming, Jermaine Jones is set to miss extended time with a knee injury.

The LA Galaxy announced that Jones is set to miss three-to-four weeks after suffering an MCL sprain in a 2-2 draw against the Chicago Fire over the weekend. The timeline would see him return just before the U.

Sounders crush Galaxy from start to finish

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Call it a drubbing, a demolition, an annihilation or whatever word you choose.

The Seattle Sounders thrashed the LA Galaxy on Sunday afternoon, 3-0, at StubHub Center to jump back into the top six of the Western Conference. The attacking trio of Jordan Morris, Nicolas Lodeiro and Clint Dempsey had their way for the majority of the match against the porous Galaxy, who dropped their third home game of 2017.

A look at what McInerney brings to the Galaxy

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Jack McInerney started out his Major League Soccer career as a budding prospect ready to become one of the league's top scorers. Instead, he's turned into a nomad at 24, one who is rapidly catching up to Dominic Oduro for most teams played with.

The LA Galaxy came into the 2017 campaign with plenty of expectations under new boss Curt Onalfo.

LA Galaxy sign forward Jack McInerney

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Jack McInerney has finally found a team.

The LA Galaxy announced the signing of McInerney on Tuesday after the 24-year-old forward cleared waivers following his release by the Portland Timbers.

"Jack is a young and experienced player in MLS who has shown that he can score goals in this league," said general manager Pete Vagenas.

Larin plays hero as Orlando City wins late against Galaxy

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Orlando City claimed their fourth-straight win since opening their new stadium, but the Lions certainly needed every last second to secure victory on Saturday afternoon.

In a thrilling match at Orlando City Stadium, host Lions received a 92nd-minute winner from Cyle Larin to defeat the LA Galaxy 2-1 on Saturday.

Laba's brace edges Whitecaps over Galaxy for first season victory

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For all the attacking options at the Vancouver Whitecaps' disposal on Saturday night, it was an unlikely sourcethat producedthe game-clinching goals.

Matias Laba had only scored two goals in more than four years in Major League Soccer, but he scored two goals 20 minutes apart tolead a second-half surge as the Whitecaps rallied from a 2-1 halftime deficit to post a 4-2 victory over the LA Galaxy at BC Place.

Lletget to miss 4-6 months due to foot injury

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The initial diagnosis said Sebastian Lletget's foot injury was nothing to be concerned with. After review, though, the midfielder's injury is set to keep him on the shelf for an extended period of time.

Following initial reports that the injury was nothing serious, the LA Galaxy announced that Lletget will require surgery fora Lisfranc injury suffered during the USMNT's 6-0 win over Honduras.

Beckerman red card dooms RSL in loss to Galaxy

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Real Salt Lake looked well on theway to points on Saturday against the LA Galaxy. Up a goal and threatening, RSL was in control and looked ready to hand the Galaxy their third straight loss.

Just before halftime, though, the match suddenly changed as RSL was reduced to 10 men, giving the Galaxy just enough room for a second-half comeback and their first win of the 2017 season.

Report: Dos Santos set to miss Mexico's upcoming World Cup qualifiers

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Mexico will be without one of their stars forthe upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

According to Telemundo, Dos Santos will be missing the upcoming match against Costa Rica after being forced out at halftime of the LA Galaxy'smatch against the Portland Timbers due to a right leg injury.

Early Chara strike powers Timbers past Galaxy

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A moment of pure brilliance in a match that flaunted grit and controversy gave the Portland Timbers a 1-0 win over the LA Galaxy on Sunday at StubHub Center.

The Galaxy played down a man for nearly two-thirds of the match, but improved after Jelle van Damme's ejection, and nearly snatched a late draw, only to have Jake Gleeson deny Jose Villarreal with a stunning late save.

FC Dallas opens season with win over new-look Galaxy

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Curt Onalfo's first game as LA Galaxy head coach saw his team fall to a mighty FC Dallas offense.

Kelyn Acosta's goal in the 69th minute lockedup three points for FC Dallasin the 2-1 win over the Galaxy at StubHub Center. The new-look Galaxy were missing a few key players on the day, and FC Dallas took scoring chances well to seal a season-opening win

The Galaxy pressured late, but their last great scoring chance went begging as Ariel Lassiter couldn't get his head on a well-placed cross in the 90th minute.

Report: Zardes, Rogers could miss start of season for Galaxy

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The LA Galaxy could be without two key starters to begin the regular season.

According to the LA Times, Gyasi Zardes and Robbie Rogers could miss the beginning of the MLS campaign, which begins on March 4. The two continue to rehab injuries but, with just three weeks between now and the season opener, they both remain in doubt to begin the campaign healthy.

MLS Ticker: Van Damme becomes DP, Grella sidelined, and more

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The LA Galaxy entered Wednesday with one vacant Designated Player slot, and they endedup filling it with one of their own.

The Galaxy announced on Wednesday that signed centerback Jelle Van Damme to a contract extension that made him a DP.

MLS Ticker: Dos Santos called up to Mexico squad, NYCFC makes signing and more

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The American players based in Major League Soccer aren't the only ones getting called up for friendlies during the preseason. Giovani dos Santos was named to the Mexico squad for El Tri's February 8 friendly against Iceland.

Dos Santos is the only player outside of Liga MX to be called into Juan Carlos Osorio's 23-man squad for the friendly at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

Jones, Kljestan released to clubs after USMNT tie with Serbia

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Two U.S. Men's National Team midfielders will return to their clubs ahead of the upcoming friendly against Jamaica.

New Los Angeles Galaxy signing Jermaine Jones and Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan will return to their clubs after playing in Sunday's0-0 draw with Serbia, United States coach Bruce Arena announced at the postgame press conference.

MLS Ticker: Van Damme close to new contract, Atlanta releases preseason schedule and more

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Among all the roster fluctuation taking place at StubHub Center this offseason, one key piece from the 2016 squad is set to receive a new deal for his play since arriving from Belgium. Center back Jelle Van Damme will reportedly start the 2017 season as a Designated Player.

LA Galaxy sign Jermaine Jones

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Plenty of big-name stars have left the LA Galaxy since the conclusion of the 2016 season, but on Wednesday the club finally secured the signature of a high-profile player with the signing of U.S. Men's National Team midfielder Jermaine Jones.

The Galaxy previously acquired the rights to the 35-year-old midfielder in December three days after MLS Cup.

MLS Ticker: Lletget re-signs with Galaxy, Minnesota United finalizes staff, and more

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Sebastian Lletget is currently with the U.S. Men's National Team, but the midfielder's club situation was solidified on Wednesday afternoon.

The LA Galaxy announced Wednesday that Lletget has a contract extension with the club. Lletgethas made 40 starts, scoring eight times while adding 10 assists during his stay with the club.

Lletget preparing to fight for first USMNT appearance during January camp

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After years of waiting, Sebastian Lletget is finally ready to take advantage of the opportunity of playing with the U.S. Men's National Team. The LA Galaxy midfielder is one of 32 players vying for places in friendly matches against Serbia and Jamaica at the conclusion of the annual January camp in California.

Vagenas discusses changing Galaxy roster, addresses Jones progress

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The LA Galaxy are going to look a lot different during the 2017 season.

The core of players the Galaxy have relied on for the last few successful seasons are starting to disappear. The team let Robbie Keane go at the end of the year, lost Steven Gerrard to retirement and sent A.J. DeLaGarza to the Houston Dynamo in a trade for $175,000 in allocation money.

On MLS: Galaxy, Red Bulls make hard but correct decisions to trade fan favorites

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Soccer is a game of split-second decisions. The game moves rapidly, in and out, as just one moment of magic can change the fate of a player, franchise or even community. It's what endears the game and the players that play it to so many fans as the world around you can seemingly change in the blink of an eye.

NFL's Chargers to play 2017 in Galaxy's StubHub Center

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In the early days of MLS, some teams opted to play in NFL stadiums while they secured their own soccer-specific venues. Today, in an ironic twist, an NFL team announces they'll be playing in an MLS stadium while their new home is being built.

The National Football League officially announced the relocation of the San Diego Chargers to Los Angeles on Thursday morning, and while the Chargers will keep their moniker, with a widely panned new logo, they'll need a temporary home while their shared stadium with the Los Angeles Rams is being built.

Report: Donovan unlikely to return to Galaxy in 2017

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Landon Donovan shocked many when he announced he would return to the LA Galaxy for the MLS season's stretch run. However, it appears that return will be fairly short-lived.

According to Sports Illustrated, Donovan is unlikely to return to the Galaxy next season.

Galaxy focusing on domestic options as head coaching search continues

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Chris Klein admits that replacing Bruce Arena is next to impossible. In eight full seasons in charge of the LA Galaxy, Arena captured three MLS Cups while solidifying the Galaxy's spot as one of MLS' top dogs.

Replacing something like that is unlikely, and Klein and the Galaxy don'tintend to look for Bruce Arena 2.

MLS Ticker: Vagenas, Goncalves, Zubar and more

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Following the departure of Bruce Arena, the LA Galaxy have taken a step towards replacing him while several MLS teams announced roster moves.

The LA Galaxy will namePeter Vagenas, the team's vice president of soccer operations, as the club's general manager. Vagenas, a two-time MLS Cup winner, will retain his former role and is now charged with replacing head coach Bruce Arena following his hiring by the U.

Arena not ruling out calling up Donovan to USMNT

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Landon Donovan and Bruce Arena reunited at the LA Galaxy earlier this year, and there is a chance they could do so again with the U.S. Men's National Team in2017.

Even if it is only a slight one.

Arena was appointed head coach of the U.S.

On MLS: Winter signings crucial for Galaxy's identity

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With Los Angeles shaping up to be a winter wonderland of DP signings, there maynever have been a more crucial time for the Galaxy in terms of determining their identity.

The Galaxy have always been at the forefront of the DP conversation in MLS.The team's signing of David Beckham was the impetus for the launch of the rule as a whole, and since then the team has, coincidentally or purposefully depending on your level of conspiracy belief, been the benefit of many changes to the rule over the years.

Keane set to leave LA Galaxy

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The LA Galaxy will begin a new era in 2017 as one of the club's top players move on after several spectacular season.

Robbie Keane is set to depart the Galaxy at the end of 2016, ending a six-year stay with the club. The Irishman led the Galaxy to three MLS Cup victories while scoring92 MLS goals and providing 51 assists.

MLS Playoff Preview: Galaxy face stern test on road vs. Rapids

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If the LA Galaxy want to reach another Western Conference final, they will have to do something few teams managed all season long.

The Colorado Rapids have not lost at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. They only drew six times at home and the Galaxy have struggled against the Rapids recently.

United States Men's National Team

Lletget evaluation shows 'no significant damage'

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Good news for the LA Galaxy and U.S. Men's National Team, asit appears that neither will be missing midfielder Sebastian Lletget for too long.

Lletget was forced off the field on Friday during the 18th minute of the eventual USMNT 6-0 rout of Honduras, as he appeared to be severely hampered by a left foot injury.

Report: Arena, Vermes, Ramos being eyed as potential Klinsmann replacements

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U.S. Soccer has yet to announce any sort of decision on Jurgen Klinsmann's U.S. Men's National Team future, but the federation has reportedly already begun doing their due diligence on potential replacements.

According to ESPN, U.S. Soccer has reportedly been in contact with LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena and Sporting Kansas City boss Peter Vermes over the last 12 months.

The Rest

MLS Ticker: Galaxy negotiating for Breinburg, Bernier re-signs with Impact, and more

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The LA Galaxy continue to scour the globe for new players, and they have a Dutch-based midfielder on their radar.

The Galaxy are reportedly negotiating with NEC for midfielder Gregor Breinburg, according to Dutch website VoetbalZone.

"There is an offer made by LA Galaxy,"said Breinburg after NEC's match versus Willem II.