First XI: Re-live Sunday’s 1-1 draw with the Colorado Rapids
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – The First XI stories to Sunday’s 1-1 LA Galaxy draw with the Colorado Rapids
1. The Denver Post’ Adrian Dater provided this recap focusing on the return of David Beckham to the LA Galaxy lineup.
2. The Post also offered this video interview with David Beckham, in which several Galaxy players and staff make a cameo appearance.
3. The Associated Press provided the following full length recap of the match.
4. The most important news of the night was the injury to A.J. DeLaGarza in the 30th minute, I spoke to DeLaGarza after the match to get his thoughts.
5. In addition to DeLaGarza, I caught up with rookie defender Tommy Meyer, who is expected to fill in for DeLaGarza in his absence.
6. MLSsoccer.com’s Scott French wrote a sidebar on the return of Beckham and Galaxy captain Landon Donovan to the starting XI.
8. Bianchi also penned this notebook focusing on the impact of nagging injuries on the Rapids.
9. On the LA Galaxy Insider Blog, head coach Bruce Arena gives his thoughts from the match.
10. Also on the LA Galaxy Insider Blog, Robbie Keane discusses how the decisions of referee Allan Chapman made the match difficult for both teams.
11. Lastly, my Three Points to the game.