Three Star Daily, Jun 18th: Keeper Lifts Galaxy Past Winless Run With Triumph Over Portland

CARSON, CA - JUNE 17: David Beckham #23 of the Los Angeles Galaxy reacts after just missing the net on a direct free kick in the second half of the MLS match against the Portland Timbers at The Home Depot Center on June 17, 2012 in Carson, California. The Galaxy defeated the Timbers 1-0. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Good morning Galaxy fans! Things are always brighter when your team gets three points, that's what my grandma always said. Many news organizations chose to chime in on this one, so we'll see from five different perspectives what this victory meant. Now the Galaxy have to refocus and get ready to face Real Salt Lake on Wednesday. Big things are happening, big things.

GALAXY: Saunders' shutout lifts L.A. - Soccer Blog - ESPN Los Angeles
CARSON -- The Galaxy was missing more than a third of its roster, with 11 players out with injuries or suspensions or off playing in Euro 2012...

L.A. ends winless run with defeat of Portland | Fox News
The Los Angeles Galaxy ended their seven-game winless run with a 1-0 defeat of the Portland Timbers on Sunday, and the goal came from an unlikely source.Los Angeles has received goals from 11 different players this term with only Robbie Keane scoring more than two...

Los Angeles 1, Portland 0: A David Beckham corner kick leads to the goal that dooms the Timbers | OregonLive.com
Portland's four-game unbeaten streak is snapped by the defending MLS champions.

Galaxy triumph a real keeper - The Daily Breeze
The last Galaxy player on the Home Depot Center field Sunday veered away from the tunnel and toward the stands. Josh Saunders walked up a few steps and clutched his daughter, 3-year-old June Tyler Saunders, and carried her toward the locker room. For the previous couple of hours, Saunders had helped carry the Galaxy to a 1-0 Fathers Day win over Portland, the clubs first win in forever - or the last time Saunders wore the uniform for a Major League Soccer game.

Galaxy beats Portland, 1-0, with Josh Saunders back in goal - latimes.com

Josh Saunders was back at work for the first time in two months Sunday. And even though he's never publicly explained where he's been or why exactly he went there, the Galaxy were clearly glad to have their starting goalkeeper back.

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