The L.A. Galaxy faced a must win Saturday night at the Home Depot Center against the Vancouver Whitecaps and a win they got as Juninho and David Beckham provided highlight reel goals in a 2-0 victory. The win extends the Galaxy unbeaten streak to four games and keeps L.A. within striking distance of one of the top three playoff spots in the Western Conference playoff standings with six games left to play.
The game wasn't the best performance from the Galaxy, but stingy defense along with wonder goals from Juninho and Beckham were enough to earn three points. Juninho's resurgence has been a bright spot during the current L.A. Galaxy hot streak which has seen the squad climb into the thick of the West playoff race. Robbie Keane had a questionable goal called offside and tormented the Vancouver back line all night. Beckham bent a free kick from 25 yards out in the 79th minute as chaos broke out in front of the Vancouver goal right before Beckham struck the ball. It appeared to be the defense playing offside games coupled with confusion and the end result was another Beckham highlight.