Author Archives: Kayla Knapp

Galaxy Notes: Dunivant nears return, Buddle held from reserve match & more

By KAYLA KNAPP The Los Angeles Galaxy saw their five-game unbeaten streak snapped on Sunday in a crushing 4-0 defeat to the Seattle Sounders, and not only did L.A. fail to score, but their defensive performance left a lot to … Continue reading »

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Record crowd watches Real Madrid trounce the Galaxy at Home Depot Center

By KAYLA KNAPP CARSON, Calif.– There wasn’t much the reigning MLS champions could do to contain the speed and skill of La Liga champions Real Madrid on Thursday night. The Los Angeles Galaxy fell to Real Madrid 5-1 in front … Continue reading »

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Andrade suspended for punching Wambach

When Colombia’s Lady Andrade punched U.S. Women's national team forward Abby Wambach during the 39th minute of Saturday’s Olympic game, the referee didn’t notice. Andrade could have received a red card, but went unpunished and played the entire game, which … Continue reading »

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Donovan, Keane lead Galaxy to dominant win vs. Chivas USA

By KAYLA KNAPP CARSON, Calif.– Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan stole the show at the Home Depot Center on Saturday night, leading the LA Galaxy in their 3-1 win over Chivas USA in the second Super Clasico of the 2012 … Continue reading »

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Whitecaps pick up ninth shutout, Chivas’ struggles at home continue

By KAYLA KNAPP CARSON, Calif.– After a solid win at Colorado on Wednesday, the Vancouver Whitecaps were looking continue their road trip success. Chivas USA, back from their two week break in MLS action, came into Saturday night’s match at … Continue reading »

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Correa’s brace gives Chivas USA another late-game US Open Cup win

By KAYLA KNAPP FULLERTON, Calif.—When Mauricio Salles scored the equalizer in the 89th minute, it seemed that Chivas USA and the Charlotte Eagles were destined for extra time at Titan Stadium on Saturday night. But five minutes later, in stoppage … Continue reading »

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Angel’s winner leads Chivas USA past Montreal

By KAYLA KNAPP CARSON, Calif.—When Chivas USA head coach Robin Fraser brought on second-half substitutes Juan Pablo Angel and Jorge Villafana with 13 minutes left in Wednesday's match against the Montreal Impact, they were brought on to provide a spark. … Continue reading »

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Chivas USA snap winless skid vs. Galaxy, wins battle of LA for 1st time in five years

By KAYLA KNAPP CARSON,CALIF — The LA Galaxy came into Saturday's SuperClasico hoping to keep their five-year unbeaten streak against Chivas USA rolling, and tried doing so with a lineup missing both David Beckham and Robbie Keane. The Rojiblancos had … Continue reading »

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Pappa’s stoppage-time winner lifts Fire past Chivas USA

By KAYLA KNAPP CARSON, Calif. — Chivas USA came into Friday night’s match hungry for their first win home win of the season, while the Chicago Fire came in looking to become the latest team to take three points at … Continue reading »

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