Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Galaxy upsets Pachuca, 2-1, in SuperLiga opener
by Paul Kennedy, July 25th, 2007 7AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

Six days after suffering one of the most embarrassing losses in its 12-year history, the Los Angeles Galaxy achieved one of its greatest successes.

The Galaxy upset Mexican champion Pachuca, 2-1, in their opening game of the SuperLiga on Tuesday and made amends for its 3-0 loss to Tigres in David Beckham's first game with the club since his presentation.

Beckham watched from the stands as his new MLS club held off Pachuca, winner of the 2006 Copa Sudamericana and 2007 CONCACAF Champions Cup.

Alan Gordon scored his first goal of the season for the Galaxy in the 50th minute, and Landon Donovan scored the game-winner in the 81st minute on an assist from Cobi Jones.

Donovan's goal came three minutes after Rafael Marquez had tied the score.

GAME SUMMARY:
July 24 in Carson, Calif.
Los Angeles Galaxy 2 Pachuca 1. Goals: Gordon 50, Donovan 81; Marquez 78.
Los Angeles --
Cannon, Roberts (Kirk, 57), Harden, Abel Xavier, Jazic, Klein, Donovan, Martino (Jones 46), Grey, Pavon (Vagenas 64), Gordon (Glinton 82).
Pachuca -- Calero, Lopez, Mosquera, Salazar (Alvarez 56), Cabrera, Rodriguez, Caballero, Gimenez, Chitiva (Torres, 89), Marquez, Rey (Ayala, 89).
Yellow cards: Los Angeles -- Jazic 61, Gordon 68, Glinton 89; Pachuca -- Mosquera 68, Chitiva 89.
Referee: Carlos Batres.
Att.: 19,317.

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Three takeaways from USA-Norway    
Carli Lloyd once again flashed her goalscoring prowess to rally the USA from a 1-0 deficit ...
Road to Vancouver: Sweden stuns Germany at Algarve Cup    
The USA survived a scare from Norway, but Germany and Japan weren't so lucky, falling on ...
MLS and union headed deep into overtime    
Talks between representatives of MLS and the MLS Players Union continued Wednesday as they attempted to ...
Frank Klopas on Montreal miracle: 'God never sleeps'    
The Montreal Impact made history when it became the first Canadian team (and just third MLS ...
U.S. U-17s sitting pretty, so far     
The USA opened its qualifying campaign for the 2015 U-17 World Cup with a 5-0 win ...
Video Pick: The world's best free-kick taker?     
No one has scored more free-kick goals in European club play in the last two years ...
What They're Saying: Steve Bruce    
"Unfortunately Brady has fallen down a hole in the training ground and it looks an awful ...
Real Monarchs ink deal on new stadium site    
A week after a deal for a stadium at the Utah State Fairgrounds fell apart, Real ...
Crew Stadium gets a name 16 years later    
MLS's oldest soccer-specific stadium finally has a name of its own. Columbus Crew SC has partnered ...
MLS Trade Central: Philly adds pair of youngsters    
The Philadelphia Union agreed to terms with Saint Louis University defender Raymond Lee and 18-year-old midfielder ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives