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First XI: Top 11 stories from the Galaxy’s 2-0 win over Colorado

CARSON, Calif. – The First XI stories from Friday night’s 2-0 LA Galaxy victory over the Colorado Rapids.

1. Los Angeles Times reporter Kevin Baxter provided this recap focusing on LA’s “victory formula.”

2. Writing for the Daily Breeze, staff writer Phil Collin wrote this piece on the Galaxy continuing to climb up the Western Conference standings.

3. I wrote the following sidebar on a stellar LA Galaxy debut for Christian “Chippen” Wilhelmsson.

4. For, Scott French provided his take on Wilhelmsson’s debut with the Galaxy.

5. For Spanish speakers, ESPN Deportes’ Gonzalo Aguirregomezcorta offered this story focusing on Landon Donovan’s impressions of the match.

6. Soccer By Ives’ correspondent Kayla Knapp wrote the following piece on centering on Wilhelmsson’s impact on the Galaxy’s victory.

8.’s caught up with Robbie Keane after the match to discuss his stellar run of form in this video interview.

9.  On the LA Galaxy Insider Blog, check out this piece on Wilhelmsson’s Galaxy teammates commenting on his debut.

10. Also on the Insider blog, read my notes and observations on Friday’s victory

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

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