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Galaxy wins first trophy of season
March 4th, 2012 4:50PM

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[DESERT DIAMOND CUP] Fielding a team that included a pair of rookies, Tommy Meyer and Bryan Gaul, in central defense, the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the New England 4-2 in a shootout to win the Desert Diamond Cup after the final ended in a 0-0 tie. Backup keeper Brian Perk saved two shots in the shootout. Real Salt Lake edged the New York Red Bulls, 1-0, for third place. The final day of the tournament drew a crowd of 10,172 Saturday night.

Only two starters from the 2011 MLS Cup final -- Todd Dunivant and Juninho -- started for the Galaxy, which faces Toronto FC in Wednesday's Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals. The Revs, who had won their first three games in Tucson, started what will be close to their starting lineup in 2012.

Desert Diamond Cup
Los Angeles 0 New England 0 (Los Angeles wins 4-2 on penalties).
Los Angeles -- Perk, Dunivant (Murray 46), Gaul, Meyer, Keat (Davies 64), Noonan (Cardozo 66), Sarvas, Juninho (Walker 69), Stephens, McBean, Barrett (Jimenez 61).
New England -- Reis, Tierney (Barnes 46), Soares (Lozano 46), McCarthy, Alston, Feilhaber, Joseph, Simms (da Luz 71), Rowe (Guy 79), Brettschneider (Cardenas 66), Sene.

Real Salt Lake 1 New York 0. Goal: Wingert (Grabavoy) 28.
Real Salt Lake -- Rimando, Beltran, Olave (Cruz 80), Schuler, Wingert (Tanaka 56), Grabavoy, Velasquez (Morales 60), Beckerman, Gil (Steele 60), Paulo Jr., Bonfigli (Saborio 60)
New York -- Vuolo, Solli (Lade 43), Holgersson, Keel (Ruthven 55), Miller, Richards (Ballouchy 90), Tainio, McCarty (Marquez 46), Lindpere,  Cooper (Agudelo 46), Henry.



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