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LA Galaxy defeated New York City FC 5-1 in front of a sold-out crown at StubHub Center. The match marked the first-ever meeting between the LA Galaxy and New York City FC, who joined Major League Soccer in 2015.
Blake certainly didn’t show many nerves in what was only the second league game of his career, parrying away all four Impact shots on target and controlling the box to help spoil Didier Drogba’s MLS debut and send the Union to only their second road win of the season.
A dual in ‘gloves’, as the keepers will stake their claim and go head-to-head at the 18-yard-box. It’s a home-coming for NYC FC Josh Saunders, former Galaxy keeper, as he attempts to win one against former Galaxy teammate, Donovan Ricketts (Jamaican International).
“We believe Roman’s athleticism and leadership are valuable assets to this club as we head into the final stretch of our season,” said Sounders FC Head Coach Sigi Schmid.
“I don’t know if I want to travel to somewhere else to play a game and come back,” Wright-Phillips admitted. “Over here [in MLS], with the way the league is with games through the summer, you would miss a lot of important games so I don’t know if I really want to do that.”
Seaton holds U.S. citizenship and will not occupy an international slot on the Timbers’ roster.
Where Dos Santos plays and how Gyasi Zardes and Sebastian Lletget fit into the scheme isn’t yet certain.
Panamanian goalkeeper departs after joining the Galaxy during the 2013 season
Ricketts joins the Galaxy with 177 MLS Regular Season appearances and 74 wins as a starter all time during his seven-year MLS career.
Head coach Landon Donovan selects defender to face Club América U-20 side in Denver on July 28
Tune in the the AT&T MLS All-Star game on Wednesday, July 29, 6 pm PST on FOX Sports 1, UniMas, TSN and RDS
Defender Omar Gonzalez, formerly a Designated Player, had his contract bought down with the recently-announced Targeted Allocation Money, opening up another Designated Player slot on the team. Per league and team policy, additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Pirlo will be officially added to New York City FC roster upon receipt of his P1 visa and ITC.
“We haven’t signed anyone,” Arena said. “We have no comment on players until we sign them. I think that’s generally been the case during the years that I’ve been here.”
“The guys really put in an unbelievable effort,” said RSL head coach Jeff Cassar, who took over for Kreis last season. “That was really, really close to a complete game that we keep striving for.”