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A new low for Beckham [VIDEO]
by Mike Woitalla, August 17th, 2009 7AM

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[MLS NAMES & NUMBERS] David Beckham followed up his lackluster performances and fan confrontations with an ejection that the Seattle Sounders took advantage of to down the Galaxy, 2-0, ending Los Angeles' six-game undefeated streak. Beckham was just one of many who were ejected last weekend. ...

DAVID BECKHAM. No stranger to red cards - he was the first man ejected twice playing for England and he was ejected four times, to go with 41 yellows, in four seasons with for Real Madrid - Beckham received a 17th minute red-card for flying studs up at Seattle's Pete Vagenas. Seattle scored its first goal in the 2-0 Home Depot win five minutes later. Seattle's Tyrone Marshall and the Galaxy's Eddie Lewis were also ejected. Landon Donovan played the entire second half despite having been diagnosed with the influenza A virus on Thursday and presumed to have the H1N1 strain of influenza (swine flu).



4. Dwayne De Rosario scored in his fourth straight game to give Toronto FC a ninth minute lead over D.C. United and rookie O'Brian White scored in his first MLS start for a 2-0 win. De Rosario now has nine goals this season.

MAYKEL GALINDO. The injury-plagued Cuban scored his third goal of the season and Mexican Eduardo Lillingston scored his seventh as Chivas USA snapped a five-game losing streak with a 2-0 win over the New York Red Bulls, who are now 2-16-4.

5. The Columbus Crew won its fifth straight, Chad Marshall and Eddie Gaven scoring in a 2-0 win over FC Dallas. The Crew is now unbeaten in its last 20 home games.

CLINT MATHIS. The Real Salt Lake midfielder received his ninth red card in MLS, dating back to 1998, in a 0-0 tie with Houston. Mathis was yellow-carded for a foul in the fourth minute and got a second yellow in the 47th for dissent, slamming the ball onto the field after referee Paul Ward didn't call a foul when Robbie Findley went down. Houston's Andrew Hainault was ejected with a second yellow in the 36th minute. Both Hainault's yellows came for his fouls on Fabian Espindola.[VIDEO] (Mathis tantrum at 3:45 mark)

6. The Chicago Fire won a league-leading sixth road game when it dispatched of the Kansas City Wizards, for whom Peter Vermes debuted as interim head coach in the wake of Curt Onalfo's sacking. The Wizards' Zoltan Hercegfalvi was ejected with five minutes left, after Chicago already taken a 1-0 lead through Chris Rolfe. Mike Banner made the final score 2-0 with his 89th minute strike, his first goal since joining the league in 2007.



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