CARSON, Calif. – The First XI stories from Thursday’s 5-1 LA Galaxy loss to Real Madrid.
1. The Daily Breeze’s Phil Collin provided this recap on the stellar showing by the reigning La Liga Champions.
4. ESPNLA’s Arash Markazi spoke about Real Madrid head coach José Mourinho's shock over David Beckham’s exclusion from the Great Britain Olympic team.
9. From the LA Galaxy Insider Blog, check out goal scorer David Junior Lopes’ thoughts about his partnership with Omar Gonzalez and scoring against Real Madrid.
10. My sidebar from last night’s match on the balancing act performed by head coaches Bruce Arena and Mourinho heading into the friendly.
11. Lastly, check out my “Three Points” to the game.
Adam Serrano is the LA Galaxy Insider. Read his blog at LAGalaxy.com/Insider