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
MLS clubs top all four groups
by Paul Kennedy, August 26th, 2011 12:30AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  concacaf champions league, los angeles galaxy

MOST COMMENTED

[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The Los Angeles Galaxy's 2-0 win over Alajuelense of Costa Rica assured MLS of having teams atop the standings in all four groups. After Day 2 of the regional competition, MLS clubs are 8-1-1 -- and the lone defeat came Thursday when Toronto FC fell to fellow MLS club FC Dallas, 1-0.

The Galaxy won its second 2-0 game at home when it put away Alajuelense thanks to goals by Omar Gonzalez and Chad Barrett.

David Beckham
fed Gonzalez with a corner kick on the first goal, and on the second goal the Englishman threaded the needle to spring Sean Franklin breaking in from the right wing. Franklin's centering pass found Barrett for an easy goal.

The game ended on a down note for the Galaxy, though. Brazilian Juninho was sent off for an errant -- and needless -- elbow in the 88th minute and will miss the next game: a trip to Mexican club Morelia on Sept. 13.

Week 2 Results:
Aug. 25
Group A
Los Angeles Galaxy 2 Alajuelense (C.R.) 0

LA: Omar Gonzalez 37
LA: Chad Barrett 77
Morelia (Mex.) 4 Motagua (Hond.) 0
MOR: Rafael Marquez Lugo 1
MOR: Joao Rojas 49
MOR: Diego Jimenez 70
MOR: Edgar Lugo 73

Group C
Toronto FC 0 FC Dallas 1.
FCD: Jack Stewart 45
Tauro FC (Pan.) 0 UNAM (Mex.) 0


Aug. 24
Group B
Isidro Metapan (El Sal.) 2 Santos (Mex.) 0
MET: Rodolfo Suarez Diaz 45
MET: Cristhian Javier Bautista 51

Group D
Comunicaciones (Guat.) 2 Herediano (C.R.) 0.
COM: Marbin Ceballos 73    
COM: Bryan Ordonez 90

Aug. 23
Group B
Real Espana (Hond.) 1 Colorado Rapids 1.
COL: Jeff Larentowicz 45
RE: Julio Rodriguez 88

Group D
Monterrey (Mex.) 0 Seattle Sounders 1.
SEA: Alvaro Fernandez 38

Standings:
Group A
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/-
6 Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0-0 4/0
3 Morelia 1-0-1 4/1
3 Alajuelense 1-0-1 1/2
0 Motagua 0-0-2 0/6
Group B
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/-

4 Colorado Rapids 1-1-0 4/3
3 Isidro Metapan 1-0-1 4/3
3 Santos 1-0-1 3/4
1 Real Espana 0-1-1 3/4
Group C
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/-

6 FC Dallas 2-0-0 2/0
3 Toronto FC 1-0-1 2/1
1 Tauro FC 0-1-1 1/2
1 UNAM 0-1-1 0/1
Group D
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/-
6 Seattle Sounders 2-0-0 5/1
3 Monterrey 1-0-1 5/1
3 Comunicaciones 1-0-1 3/4
0 Herediano 0-0-2 0/7



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Four newcomers join U-17 residency program     
Coach Richie Williams' spring semester roster of 28 players for the U.S. under-17 residency program in ...
What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati     
"We're going through the FIFA process and hope to have Gedion eligible by March or April. ...
MLS Trade Central: Oduro moves to seventh club    
The Montreal Impact continued to deal as it acquired Ghanaian forward Dominic Oduro from Toronto FC ...
What They're Saying: Pachuca's Marco Garces    
"We keep scouting the U.S. and send scouts every so often and one of them came ...
id2 National Selection picked for Argentina trip    
The id2 National Selection roster for the international tour to Argentina Feb. 28-March 10 features 18 ...
RSL will build stadium for USL PRO Monarchs    
Lots of MLS clubs have built soccer-specific stadiums. Real Salt Lake is taking things one step ...
Chile-USA: Three storylines to follow    
Nine veterans of the 2014 World Cup have been summoned by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann as ...
Chile longshots begin Copa America prep    
For the USA, the game against Chile Wednesday in Rancagua will the first match of the ...
What They're Saying: Phil Neville    
"I'd be first over there and I'd probably look to two-foot him or take him out ...
Video Pick: Artist and maverick, Riquelme retires    
Juan Riquelme announced the end of his fascinating career on Sunday, at age 36. The Argentine ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives