Here’s the difference between New York and Los Angeles at the top of the MLS pecking order right now: Faced with a home game against a beatable team (banged-up Colorado for New York; rebuilding Houston for LA) while missing a designated player (Marquez for the Red Bulls; Beckham for the Galaxy), the Red Bulls barely mustered a draw while the Galaxy bagged three points comfortably.
Landon Donovan scored his eighth of the season, and Los Angeles could have had more, including one from Dunivant, if the aforementioned weapon hadn’t misfired. See here:
The Galaxy (7-2-5) travels to New England on Saturday night, while Houston (3-4-5) hosts FC Dallas in a good ol’ fashion Texas derby.
But they need to work on their trash talk in Dallas (seriously):