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Atlanta United trounces Galaxy to climb into fourth in East

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The brand new Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta is a beautiful building, looking worth every bit of the $1.5 billion Arthur Blank spent to build it. Atlanta United fans have come to love the place, but opponents are finding it to be a house of horrors.

The LA Galaxy became the latest team to be overwhelmed in Atlanta, with three early goals in a seven-minute span stunning the visitors and setting the tone for an eventual 4-0 Atlanta United victory on Wednesday night.

Victor Vazquez powers TFC to big win over Galaxy

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With Jozy Altidore and Sebastian Giovinco out of the lineup, Victor Vazquez put on a master class against the struggling LA Galaxy as TFC inch towards history week by week.

Vazquez was active all game long, driving the TFC attack, creating high percentage chances, and even calling his own number scoring the third goal of the match.

Late Lamar Neagle strike extends Sounders' unbeaten streak

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SEATTLE The Seattle Sounders struggled to outplay the visiting LA Galaxy for much of Sunday night's match, but a late goal from substitute and hometown favorite Lamar Neagle salvaged a much-needed point in front of 44,697 at CenturyLink Field.

The 1-1 draw extends a club-record 12 match unbeaten streak for the Sounders, but it is also the third straight draw for a team in a tight race for first place in the Western Conference.

VAR steals the show as Crew take down Galaxy

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There were a couple of goals between the Columbus Crew and the LA Galaxy, but there were also two penalties called and three video replays in what turned out to be an entertaining 2-0 victory for the Crew at MAPFRE Stadium on Wednesday night.

The game's opening goal came in the last minute of the first half, with new signing Pedro Santos linking up with Ola Kamara.

Sean Johnson steps up to help NYCFC topple LA Galaxy for road win

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The LA Galaxy's home issues continued while NYCFC continued their ascent up the Eastern Conference table.

Goals from David Villa and Jonathan Lewis led NYCFC to a 2-0 win on Saturday at StubHub Center. The win is NYCFC's third in four matches while the Galaxy have not won a home game since an April 7 win over the Montreal Impact.

Timbers earn first home win since June by taking down Galaxy

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An 11 a.m. start was an early morning rise for the Portland Timbers, but they made the best of it. The hosts gathered their first win at Providence Park since June 10 in a 3-1 victory over the LA Galaxy.

It didn't take long for the Timbers to get on the scoreboard by way of a corner kick. In the sixth minute, David Guzman's ball drove through the six-yard box and ended up at Liam Ridgewell, who ran toward the far post, and headed into the Galaxy net.

Sigi Schmid begins Galaxy tenure with draw against Sounders

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There was a different vibe in Los Angeles on Saturday night as all eyes were on Sigi Schmid as he made his return to the league's sidelines.

The two-time MLS Cup champion started his tenure in neutral fashion, commanding his Galaxy side to a 0-0 draw against a familiar and visiting Seattle Sounders at StubHub Center.

Galaxy, LAFC signal start of battle for Los Angeles with big-name coaching hires

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The two Los Angeles soccer teams were in need of new beginnings.

One was obvious. It's hard to have anything but a new beginning when your team literally doesn't exist yet. Los Angeles FC has to face the uphill climb that weighs down any expansion team, even with all of the promised resources and glamor that are seemingly on the way.

Report: Galaxy fire Curt Onlafo, hire Sigi Schmid

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The LA Galaxy reportedly made a massive change on Thursday, firing the club's head coach and replacing him with an MLS coaching legend.

According to the LA Times, the Galaxy have fired head coach Curt Onalfo just 20 games into his first season on the job.

Report: Jonathan dos Santos finalizes move to LA Galaxy

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Jonathan dos Santos appears to finally be bound for Los Angeles.

According to Goal USA, the LA Galaxy have finalized a$5million deal to bring the Mexican international to MLS from Villarreal. Reports emerged earlier in the week that dos Santos could be LA bound, and the 27-year-old midfielder reportedly finalized personal terms on Tuesday to seal the move.

Report: Jonathan dos Santos in negotiations with Galaxy

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The LA Galaxy have long been linked with Jonathan dos Santos, and it appears the club is making progress with their pursuit of the Mexican star.

According to ESPN, dos Santos is in the midst of negotiating his departure from Villarreal in favor of a move to the Galaxy.In doing so, he would join his brother Giovani as a member of the MLS club.

Bunbury brace sends struggling Revolution past Galaxy

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FOXBOROUGH Sitting nine points out of the final Eastern Conference playoff spot and coming off a four-game losing streak, it was put up or shut up time for the New England Revolution in front of a season-high crowd of 27,441 against the LA Galaxy at Gillette Stadium on Saturday.

After scoring for the first time in nearly a year in the Revs' last game, substitute Teal Bunbury struck again with goals in the 70th and 73rd minutes, notching his first brace since May 2012 to boost the Revolution to a 4-3 victory they had to have.

Earthquakes top Galaxy to earn passage to U.S. Open Cup semifinals

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The result of this year's third California Clasico has the San Jose Earthquakes two games out of U.S. Open Cup glory.

The Quakes attack was everything in their 3-1 victory over arch rivals LA Galaxy at Avaya Stadium on a picture perfect Monday night.

Real Salt Lake demolishes shorthanded Galaxy at StubHub Center

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Real Salt Lake had no need for fireworks at the StubHub Center on Tuesday night. The visitors created their own with an offensive onslaught that left the shorthanded LA Galaxy battered and beaten.

Five difference RSL players scored goals, breaking open a match that was actually tied 1-1 just before halftime, in a 6-2 thrashing of the Galaxy.

Late Salinas' thriller lifts Earthquakes over Galaxy

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It is never a California Clasico without a jaw-clenching ending.

Goals by club veterans Chris Wondowloski and Shea Salinas earned the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-1 victory against arch rivals LA Galaxy at a sold-out Stanford Stadium.

Salinas' has experienced memorable moments in Stanford before, but none quite like Saturday's.

Fagundez, Adams headline four suspended by MLS DisCo

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The New England Revolution were already at a disadvantage heading into the weekend with Kelyn Rowe and Juan Agudelo off with the U.S. Men's National Team, but now they have another member of their attacking core to replace.

Diego Fagundez was one of four players handed a ban by the MLS Disciplinary Committee for violent conduct in the 89th minute of the Revolution's game with Toronto FC.

Sporting KC opens up five-point lead in West with road win over Galaxy

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The Western Conference leaders checked another accomplishment off their list on Saturday night.

Sporting Kansas City took down the LA Galaxy 2-1 at StubHub Center behind first-half goals from Roger Espinoza and Ike Opara.

The win made Peter Vermes' side the first to reach 30 points in the Western Conference.

McBean's career night helps Galaxy earn fifth road win

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Winning on the road is traditionally hard in Major League Soccer, but not for the LA Galaxy this year.

The Galaxy picked up their league-best fifth road win on Wednesday by knocking off the Colorado Rapids, 3-1, behind a two-goal performance from Jack McBean at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

In one of the oddest MLS stats in years, the Galaxy are a league best 5-2-1 on their travels and a league worst 1-3-3 at home in 2017.

Controversial Alessandrini equalizer saves Galaxy at home

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The seventh result of the LA Galaxy's seven-game unbeaten run was certainly a lucky one.

The Galaxy appeared set for another defeat, but a stoppage-time goal from Romain Alessandrini saved a point in the 2-2 tie with the Houston Dynamo.

Alessandrini's 94th-minute equalizer carried a ton of controversy, as he appeared to be clearly offside at the time Bradford Jamieson IV played his ball in from the right swing.

Galaxy end successful road trip with draw in D.C.

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No one would've thought the LA Galaxy would take 10 points from a four-game road trip after their brutal start.

After Saturday's goalless draw with struggling D.C. United, the Galaxy achieved a feat no one thought was possible.

As for D.C. United, their dreadful form at home continued, as they've lost three and drawn one in their last four games at RFK Stadium.

Jermaine Jones 'close' to Galaxy return

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The LA Galaxy could receive a major boost to their line-up this weekend as Jermaine Jones is close to returning to the squad.

Jones suffered a grade 2 MCL sprain in his right knee during the Galaxy's 2-2 draw with the Chicago Fire back on May 6th.

Dos Santos, Alessandrini tandem continues to pay off for high-flying Galaxy

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SAN JOSE, Calif.- On Saturday night, the Cali Clasico'ssixth and final goal served as a testament towhy the LA Galaxy's lucrative financial investments on Giovani Dos Santos and Romain Alessandrini have been worth every penny.

Curt Onalfo's men have now grabbednine straight points on the road, and haveyet to taste defeat in their last five games.

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.

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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.