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
Islanders deserved shocking win over Galaxy
Daily Breeze, July 28th, 2010 1:45PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  concacaf champions league, los angeles galaxy, mls, ussf division 2

MOST COMMENTED

The Los Angeles Galaxy suffered one of the worst defeats in its history when it fell to the D-2 Puerto Rico Islanders, 4-1, at the Home Depot Center in what veteran Gregg Berhalter called a "bizarre game." The Islanders had four shots on goal and scored four goals. With Landon Donovan and Edson Buddle in the lineup, Galaxy could only manage a late own goal.

"We'll give a lot of credit to them," said Berhalter, "but we also have to look at ourselves and say it clearly wasn't good enough. It was one of those games where you keep knocking your ahead against the wall and waiting to get a break, and then we give up goals. It was just a nightmare."

Galaxy coach Bruce Arena was not happy with the performance of his players. "Our experienced players did not have a good night for us tonight," he said. "Our finishing was poor and theirs was superb. Their goalkeeping was excellent. Ours was not good enough."

Islanders coach Colin Clarke admitted he was pretty surprised with the outcome. "We knew coming in here was going to be a tough night for us," he said, "but we're delighted. We deserve it. Our boys worked hard."

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
City's Negredo Breaks Foot    
Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo has broken his foot and will be out of action for ...
Liverpool Close to Remy Signing    
Liverpool on Monday activated the release clause of Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy, agreeing to ...
Evra Joins Juventus    
Juventus on Monday confirmed that Patrice Evra has officially joined from Manchester United on a two-year ...
Prandelli: Balotelli's World 'Far Away from Reality'    
Cesare Prandelli has said he did not fall out with Mario Balotelli during the World Cup ...
German Defender Biermann Commits Suicide    
German defender Andreas Biermann has committed suicide following a long battle with depression. The 33-year-old former ...
Uruguay President: Suarez Needs a Psychiatrist    
Uruguay President Jose Mujica claims that Luis Suarez needs help from a psychiatrist rather than a ...
Gerrard Announces England Retirement    
England captain Steve Gerrard on Monday announced that he is retiring from international competition. Gerrard made ...
Six Shakhtar Players Defect as Fighting Continues in Donetsk     
Six players from Shakhtar Donetsk refused to return to Ukraine for the club's new season as ...
Michu Joins Napoli on Loan    
Swansea City on Friday announced that striker Michu has joined Napoli on a season-long loan deal ...
Report: Juve Signs Morata    
AS is reporting that lvaro Morata has effectively become a Juventus player. The Spanish daily says ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives