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First XI: A look at the Galaxy’s wild 5-2 CCL win

CARSON, Calif. – The First XI stories to Thursday night’s 5-2 LA Galaxy victory over Isidro Metapán in the CONCACAF Champions League

1.  The Los Angeles Times’ Kevin Baxter provided this recap focusing on LA’s dominating score line.

2.  The Associated Press provided this recap to the match.

3. On the official CONCACAF website, the recap focused on the play of Beckham.

4.’s Scott French wrote a sidebar on the Galaxy’s reaction to the wild officiating.

5. For the Spanish speaking audience, ESPN Deportes LA’s Gonzalo Aguirregomezcorta offered the following piece on the match that focused on Beckham’s “Olimpico” goal.

6. Also for Spanish speakers, Hoy’s Eduard Cauich provided this look at the match.

7.  Soccer By Ives’ Kayla Knapp wrote the following piece on the confusion that stemmed from a wild final 20 minutes of the match.

8. staff writer Larry Morgan provided the following sidebar on the play of Juninho.

9. spoke to defender A.J. DeLaGarza after the final whistle.

10. On the LA Galaxy Insider Blog, highlights as well as an update on LA Galaxy captain Landon Donovan

11. Lastly, my Three Points to the game.

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