words // Luis Sanchez
Continuing their clutch play at the most important time of the season, the Los Angeles Galaxy is now on their way to the MLS Western Conference Finals. Taking on the tough New York Red Bulls, the Galaxy was able to squeak out the victory two goals to one.
The Galaxy was led by Landon Donovan, who converted the go-ahead goal on a penalty kick in the 74th minute. The Galaxy’s first goal was put in by Mike Magee, after he headed in a corner kick from David Beckham. The victory continues the Galaxy’s playoff dominance, who advanced to their third straight appearance in the Conference Finals.
The Los Angeles Galaxy will face Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Finals, which kicks off this weekend in Los Angeles.
On the other side of things, the Houston Dynamo are set to take on Sporting Kansas City in the Eastern Conference Finals. Taking the semi-finals with a victory over the Philadelphia Union, The Dynamo will be taking on Kansas City looking to return to the MLS Cup for the first time since 2007.
Enjoy a look at all the MLS Cup Playoff action below, as part of Eastbay’s latest soccer watch.
Dane Richards of the Red Bulls battles for the ball in his adidas soccer cleats.
Todd Dunivant challenges for the ball in his adidas soccer cleats.
Chad Barrett goes up for the header in his Puma soccer cleats.
David Beckham hit the field in the latest adidas soccer cleats.
Thierry Henry sets to attempt a penalty kick in his Puma soccer cleats.
Landon Donovan handles the ball in the latest Nike soccer cleats.