Robbie Keane and Nathan Sturgis traded early goals, and the Los Angeles Galaxy and Houston Dynamo settled for a 1-1 draw on Saturday night.
Alan Gordon scored in stoppage time and the Los Angeles Galaxy tied the Portland Timbers 2-2 on Sunday.
Jose Villarreal scored in the 65th minute, Robbie Keane added a late goal and the defending champion LA Galaxy opened the 20th MLS season Friday night with a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Fire.
The Los Angeles Galaxy signed veteran Edson Buddle for his second tour of duty with the team and also added Finnish midfielder Mika Vayrynen on Friday.
When the LA Galaxy begin defense of their third MLS Cup title in four seasons Friday night, that gap between their former and future scoring stars is just one challenge in a season full of obstacles.
American coach Jurgen Klinsmann selected 14 players who could make their national team debuts, including Dallas forward Tesho Akindele, last season’s Major League Soccer Rookie of the Year; Columbus midfielder Wil Trapp; Tepic forward Julio Morales; and Los Angeles Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes. Morales is eligible to play for the U.S. and Mexico.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is the next big star in the LA Galaxy.
Steven Gerrard wants to win a trophy and lead Liverpool to a top-four finish in the English Premier League before he leaves his childhood club for Major League Soccer at the end of the season.
The Los Angeles Galaxy are in search for a replacement to their former MVP Landon Donovan after winning their 5th MLS Cup in franchise history.
Robbie Keane scored a brilliant breakaway goal in the 111th minute, and Landon Donovan retired as a champion Sunday with the LA Galaxy’s 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution in the MLS Cup.
lint Dempsey had a goal and assist in the first half to give Seattle the lead, but Juninho’s tiebreaking road goal early in the second half sent the Los Angeles Galaxy to the MLS Cup final for the ninth time in franchise history after their Western Conference final with the Seattle Sounders ended 2-2 on aggregate.
Robbie Rogers agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the LA Galaxy on Thursday.
Although Landon Donovan radiated his usual outer confidence, he confided a fear to his LA Galaxy teammates during warmups for their win-or-else playoff showdown with Real Salt Lake.
Two down, one to go for the Seattle Sounders. Second-half substitute Marco Pappa scored in the 85th minute and again in stoppage time, and the Sounders beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday to win the MLS Supporters’ Shield for the first time in the six-year history of the club.
MLS soccer commissioner Don Garber said earlier this week that Landon Donovan deserved to be in Brazil with the USMNT in the World Cup and regretted not speaking out about it in May