Postseason Update: Chivas USA 2-LA 2

Tony Sanneh, Carey Talley

In-stadium rivals [Chivas USA and the L.A. Galaxy played to an exciting 2-2 draw Sunday night](http://web.mlsnet.com/news/mls_news.jsp?ymd=20091101&content_id=7596496&vkey=news_mls&fext=.jsp), setting the stage for what will be the most important MLS "Super Clasico" to date next Sunday.

Chivas USA got off to a hot start in the match and they took the lead in just the 4th minute when Maicon Santos drilled a right footed shot past L.A. keeper Donovan Ricketts and into the back of the net. The Galaxy didn't take long to equalize though, and forward Mike Magee knotted the game at 1 in the 14th.

L.A. took the lead in the 41st minute, when Donovan took advantage of a failed clearance by Santos to slot home from short range. But L.A.'s lead -- like Chivas's before them -- was short lived as substitute forward Maykel Galindo knotted the game at 2 in the 50th minute.

The draw makes next Sunday's match a winner take all affair with the victor advancing to the Western Conference Final against either Houston or Seattle -- which played to a 0-0 draw on Thursday. L.A. has the slight advantage going into to Game 2 as they will be the home team for the decisive second leg.

I'll be back later today with more coverage of yesterday's Fire-Revs game so be sure to check back for that.

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