A Wild, Wild Win in the Pacific Northwest: LA 5-3 over Portland

Goals from Beckham, Keane and Donovan boost LA’s confidence as they travel to British Columbia for their next match on Wednesday, July 18

PORTLAND, Oregon – (Saturday, July 15, 2012) – Nothing quite boosts the confidence like a great nightcap on Saturday night.

With a full slate of Major League Soccer (MLS) matches Saturday night, in the final match of the night, the Los Angeles Galaxy dismantled the Portland Timbers at Jeld-Wen Field behind the efforts of David Beckham, Robbie Keane, and Landon Donovan.

With 2 goals each from Beckham and Keane, and Donovan connecting a penalty shot, LA got a 5-3 win over Portland to move up the MLS table with 26 points on the regular season (record of 8-10-2, Win-Loss-Tie).

A hectic schedule for the Galaxy and not much time to rest, as they travel to British Columbia for a match against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday, July 18 at 7 pm.

Then, back at the Home Depot Center Saturday, July 21 for the Superclasico against Chivas USA.  The match kicks off at 7 pm.


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