Posts tagged "Los Angeles Galaxy"

Fire land Magee in trade for Rogers

Now the Dominic Oduro trade doesn’t look so bad. The Fire have traded the rights to Robbie Rogers, acquired in the Dilly Duka for Oduro deal to the Los Angeles Galaxy in exchange for Chicago native Mike Magee. The 28 year old forward/midfielder has scored 6 times for the Galaxy this year equaling the Fire’s... Read more »

Galaxy 2 Fire 1 - Recap and Ratings

All of the promise and optimism generated by an enthusiastic start to the season during the first three matches seems to have been wiped away just as quickly by an error prone Fire defense whose latest disappointment includes today’s home loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy B squad.  The Fire can cling to the fact... Read more »

Fire v Galaxy Match Day

Starting Line Ups (with some changes and surprises on both sides) Fire GK Conway D Anibaba, Mikulic, Gibbs, Segares M Pappa, Videira, Pause, Paul F Chaves, Puerari Bench : Johnson, Cuesta, Nyarko, Paladini, Ristic, Barouch, Oduro Galaxy GK Ricketts D Hejduk, Gonzalez, Leonardo, Dunivant M Birchall, Stephens, Cardozo, Magee F Barrett, Lopez Bench : Perk,... Read more »
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Fire v Galaxy Match Preview

After an unsuccessful two game Pacific Northwest road trip the Fire are back home in need of a victory against an undermanned Los Angeles Galaxy side. David Beckham, Juninho, Jovan Kirovski, and most importantly Landon Donovan will all be missing when the match kick offs at 3 pm. The Galaxy have struggled offensively even with... Read more »

Galaxy Win - Sounders Go Home

The Los Angeles Galaxy spared MLS the embarrassment of having to watch a conference final from a half empty Pizza Hut Park.  LA shut down Fredy Montero and Seattle’s speed on the wings.  Once Los Angeles grabbed the aggregate lead at 2-0 Seattle’s fate was sealed.  The Galaxy will now host FC Dallas at the... Read more »

Fire 1 Galaxy 1 - Game Recap and Player Ratings

  Another day, another late gut punch goal.  This time the Fire can take some solace in knowing that they played 70 minutes down a man against one of the top sides in MLS and even took the lead in the 88th minute on a fantastically taken Collins John free kick.  Unfortunately, Omar Gonzalez’ header... Read more »
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Fire v Galaxy Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Kinney, Brown, Conde, Segares M Nyarko, Thorrington, Pause, Banner F Castillo, McBride Subs : Dykstra, Krol, Watson-Siriboe, Bone, Carr, Husidic, John Galaxy GK Ricketts D Franklin, Gonzalez, Leonardo, Dunivant M Bowen, Kovalenko, Kirovski, Cazumba F Donovan, Buddle Subs : Saunders, DeLaGarza, Klein, Lewis, Stephens, Jordan, Magee

Fire v Galaxy Match Preview

The Fire have reached a point in the season where every match is critical and positive results are required in order to reach the MLS Cup playoffs.  The Galaxy come into this weekend’s match up struggling to regain the form that currently has them at the top of the MLS table.  LA has lost three of... Read more »

Fire 3 Galaxy 2 - Game Recap and Player Ratings

The Fire escape from LA with a 3-2 win and all three points despite a second half that saw the Galaxy control possession for most of the last 45 minutes.  Chicago can take pleasure in finally finishing opportunities when presented.  Marco Pappa and Collins John scored the first two goals as the Los Angeles defense... Read more »
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Fire v Galaxy Match Day

The starting line ups….. Fire GK Johnson D Robinson, Brown, Conde, Krol M Pause, Husidic, Banner, Nyarko, Pappa F John Galaxy GK Ricketts D Dunivant, Berhalter, Gonzalez, Franklin M Donovan, Birchall, Kirovski, Stephens F Buddle, Bowen