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First XI: Galaxy fall 4-0 to the Sounders

SEATTLE – The “First XI” stories on the Seattle Sounders 4-0 defeat of the LA Galaxy…

1. Jayda Evans of the Seattle Times offers this piece focusing on what the Sounders are describing as a “statement victory.”

2.  Meanwhile Seattle Times columnist  Steve Kelley calls the Eddie Johnson and Mauro Rosales pairing the next great duo in Seattle sports history.

3. The Associated Press provided this recap focusing on the Galaxy’s troubles on offense.

4. The Tacoma News Tribune’s Don Ruiz looked into the Sounders turning the tables on LA’s historical edge over Seattle.

5. MLSsoccer’s Jermaiah Oshan wrote this sidebar to last night’s game offering his perspective on the partnership of Fredy Montero and Johnson.

6. Oshan also wrote this sidebar with his own look at the importance of the victory to the Sounders.

7. Meanwhile, MLSsoccer’s Scott French provided this piece on an all-around challenging night for the LA Galaxy.

8. spoke with midfielder Marcelo Sarvas after the defeat in this video interview.

9. Despite the result, Omar Gonzalez provided one memorable moment for one member of the U.S. Navy.

10. Read my sidebar on last night’s match, which includes David Beckham’s “AYSO” comment about the PK non-call in the 16th  minute by referee Chris Penso

11. Lastly, check out my “Three Points” to the match.

Adam Serrano is the LA Galaxy Insider. Read his blog at