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Los Angeles Galaxy Seattle Sounders player ratings

Here is how the Galaxy players fared in their 4-2 loss over the Seattle Sounders.

Bruce Arena looks on in LA Galaxy's 4-2 loss to the Seattle Sounders.
Bruce Arena looks on in LA Galaxy's 4-2 loss to the Seattle Sounders.
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Just like in life, all good things must eventually come to an end. That's what happened for the Los Angeles Galaxy in their match against the Seattle Sounders as they lose 4-2 at the StubHub Center.

It was all bad and Jordan Morris was real good, scoring twice in Seattle's victory. There are things that definitely need to be worked on before the playoffs start (I'm looking at you set piece defending).


Robbie Keane: Keane's two goal performance is the only silver lining in this match. His confidence, and form up top, is going to be one of the major keys for the Los Angeles Galaxy heading into the playoffs.


Giovani dos Santos: Dos Santos has evolved into a different player late this season, focusing on contributing more on the defensive side of the ball. But GdS

Sebastian Lletget: It's time for Lletget to be a permanent figure in central midfield. He has everything it that it takes to be a long time solution there. Lletget can keep possession of the ball in tight spaces thanks to his time on the flanks, but is a great passer too.


Emmanuel Boateng: Part of Seattle's game plan was to overload the left side of the field to prevent long balls from being hit into that space. It worked.

Robbie Rogers: Had good stretches throughout the 90 minutes, but afterwards, Bruce Arena said that he hit a wall physically in the second half and it showed.

Jeff Larentowicz: Good cover for the back four, but got caught out a couple times on set pieces.

Baggio Husidic: Did not contribute much before being substituted in the second half of the game.

Ashley Cole: Nothing to write home about today, played decent.


Jelle Van Damme: Van Damme was unfortunate to give away that own goal. Obviously needed to do better there, but other than that had a sold match.

Daniel Steres: Got beat one on one with Jordan Morris and didn't quite mark as well as he could have throughout large portions of the match.

Brian Rowe: In the three things to watch, the first on the list highlighted Rowe's inconsistency in between the sticks. He showed that lack of focus today. While the own goal would have been difficult for any goalie to stop, along with Morris' breakaway, Rowe could have done better on the third goal.


Landon Donovan & Steven Gerrard & Alan Gordon: The three substitutes did not really produce that much in the limited amount of time they were on the pitch.