Robbie Keane scores as Galaxy defeats Whitecaps 1-0
Robbie Keane scored 1:11 into the second half and the Los Angeles Galaxy held on to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday night.
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CARSON, Calif. — Robbie Keane scored 1:11 into the second half and the Los Angeles Galaxy held on to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday night.
Keane scored off Stefan Ishizaki’s cross, racing into the goal mouth to volley past goalkeeper David Ousted for his third goal of the season.
The Galaxy improved to 2-1-1 with its second straight victory.
Vancouver (2-2-2), which will be home against Los Angeles next weekend, had three strong scoring opportunities in the first half, but struggled in the second half.
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