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Galaxy holds edge heading to Rio Tinto
by Paul Kennedy, November 4th, 2013 12:10AM
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[MLS PLAYOFFS: Los Angeles-Real Salt Lake]The two-time LA Galaxy got a goal from Sean Franklin at the start of the second half and it held up for a 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake in the first leg of their Western Conference semifinal series.

Robbie Keane had open shots on goal in both halves but could not beat RSL keeper Nick Rimando. Keane hit his shot straight at Rimando in the 19th minute and fired wide in the 85th minute after breaking in from the right side.

Franklin broke the deadline in the 48th minute when he ran on to Keane's errant pass and fired a shot from outside the area that gave Rimando no chance to the near post.

Playing a 4-5-1 with a packed midfield, RSL did a good job of quieting the Galaxy's chances on the counter and limited it to 12 shots.

RSL's best chance after the Galaxy scored came when Luis Gilchipped the ball from the right side into the six-yard box but subDevon Sandovalcould not connect.





Nov. 3 in Carson, Calif.
LA Galaxy 1 Real Salt Lake 0.Goal: Franklin (Keane) 48.
Real Salt Lake --Rimando, Beltran, Borchers, Schuler, Wingert, Alvarez (Findley 58), Gil, Beckerman, Grabavoy (Velasquez 62), Morales, Saborio (Sandoval 80).
LA Galaxy --Penedo, Opare, Gonzalez, Dunivant, Franklin, Sarvas (R.Garcia 90), Juninho (DeLaGarza, 90), Rogers (Jimenez, 62), Zardes, Keane, Donovan.
Yellow Cards:LA Galaxy -- Juninho 28, R.Garcia 84; Real Salt Lake -- Beckerman 23.
Referee:
Kevin Stott.
Att.: 27,000.


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