Advertisement

MLS: Los Angeles 2, FC Dallas 1

By

CARSON, Calif., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- David Beckham and Juninho scored and the Los Angeles Galaxy edged FC Dallas 2-1 Sunday, claiming the league's best record in the final game of the season.

With the victory, the Galaxy raised their record to 18-7-5 to win the Supporters' Shield, indicative of the MLS' best regular-season record. Their 59 points gave them sole possession of the top spot in the league-wide standings, edging Real Salt Lake by three points.

Advertisement

After spotting Dallas a 1-0 lead on a header by Atiba Harris in the first half, Los Angeles answered at the 33-minute mark when Landon Donovan entered the penalty area unguarded and found Beckham, who launched a 22-footer into the net.

Juninho got the game-winner in the 46th minute on a shot from the top of the area.

The Galaxy will open the playoffs against Seattle while FC Dallas (12-4-14) will take on Real Salt Lake.

Latest Headlines

Advertisement
Advertisement

Follow Us

Advertisement