Poll: Buddle's goal — pure skill or pure luck?

LA's scorer says he meant to do it; Seattle's Schmid disagrees

Edosn Buddle - July 4

Photo Credit: 
Robert Mora

Edson Buddle's wonder-goal on Sunday night means the LA Galaxy head home for the second leg of the semifinal series (Sunday, 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET, ESPN) with an advantage.

The goal was pretty to look at. But how intentional was it?

Here's what Buddle had to say:

"When I shoot, it's a score," he told the Los Angeles Times. "The ball bounced up perfectly. I took my chances and it went in."

Seattle boss Sigi Schmid, however, is having none of that:

"A fortunate goal," Schmid said.

But what do you think? Watch the goal below and tell us what you think!

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