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First XI: Juninho the star as Galaxy lock down playoff berth with 4-2 win over TFC

CARSON, Calif. – The First XI stories from Saturday’s 4-2 LA Galaxy victory over Toronto FC.

1. Los Angeles Times’ Kevin Baxter wrote this recap on the Galaxy clinching a berth in the playoffs with their win over Toronto FC.

2. Meanwhile, the Daily Breeze’s Phil Colin filed this game story on the Galaxy peaking at the right time.

3.  On LAGalaxy.com, I wrote this story on the Galaxy clinching a playoff berth while looking ahead to next week’s match in Colorado.

4.  From MLSsoccer.com’s Scott French , a sidebar on Landon Donovan declaring that Juninho deserved to be ranked number one in MLS’ 24 Under 24 list.

5.  Providing a TFC perspective, MLSsoccer.com’s Larry Millson writes about how Toronto bemoaned the injury loss of defender Richard Eckersley at the start of the second half.

6. For Spanish speakers, ESPN Deportes LA’s Gonzalo Aguirregomezcorta analyzes the Galaxy’s win over Toronto.

7. On Toronto FC’s official website, East Los Angeles’ own and longtime Galaxy fan Luis Silva discusses his performance in front of many of his friends and family at The HDC.

8. Soccer By Ives’ Kayla Knapp provided this piece on the role of Juninho and Robbie Keane in LA’s win.

9. On the LA Galaxy Insider blog, Bruce Arena and several members of the LA Galaxy discuss Juninho’s run of form.

10.  Also on the Insider Blog, Juninho reveals his favorite goal of his MLS career.

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

Adam Serrano is the LA Galaxy Insider. Read his blog at LAGalaxy.com/Insider and contact him at LAGalaxyInsider@Gmail.com