The Los Angeles Galaxy again failed to beat a USL team in
regulation time for the second time within a week, but at last this time marquee attraction David Beckham
made an impact, assisting on Edson Buddle
's goal in a
1-1 tie with Minnesota Thunder in front of 20,123 fans at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. Last Wednesday, the Galaxy played to a scoreless tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps.
seventh minute pass from 30 yards out set up Buddle's close-range strike.
The Galaxy did claim victory by prevailing in a penalty-kick shootout.
Beckham played 73 minutes.