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Galaxy upsets Pachuca, 2-1, in SuperLiga opener
by Paul Kennedy, July 25th, 2007 7AM
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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.

 



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