Match Impact Rating
James Rodriguez 1st in World Cup MIR, Messi 15th
Colombia's James Rodriguez won the Golden Boot for most goals scored at the 2014 World Cup and finished with a nearly perfect Match Impact Rating in Brazil, good enough for 1st place in MIR. Messi who won the Golden Ball was a mere 15th in MIR.
Landon Donovan led MIR in draw vs. Fire
Landon Donovan scored his third goal in his last two matches in the LA Galaxy's 1-1 draw against the Chicago Fire on Sunday at Toyota Park. Donovan also led the Galaxy in Match Impact Rating for the second consecutive match.
Donovan, Keane dominate MIR, Union on Sunday
Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane led the LA Galaxy attack on Sunday in a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Union at StubHub Center. Both players finished with three points apiece and led the team in Match Impact Rating in dominating performance.
Galaxy's worst MIR performance of 2014 vs Rapids
The LA Galaxy were unable to get anything going offensively against the Colorado Rapids in a 1-0 defeat on Saturday. The Galaxy's Match Impact Ratings were the worst of the 2014 season by far with only two players reaching double figures.
Robbie Keane led MIR in draw vs. Whitecaps
Robbie Keane led the LA Galaxy in Match Impact Rating in their 2-2 draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday at BC Place. Keane scored what was the go-ahead goal at the time before a late goal tied the match up.
Keane tops MIR in 1-0 victory vs Whitecaps
Robbie Keane and Stefan Ishizaki connected on the lone bit of offense in the LA Galaxy's 1-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday at the StubHub Center. As a result, both players were at the top of the Match Impact Ratings for the Galaxy.
Husidic & Keane led MIR in 3-0 win over Chivas USA
Baggio Husidic and Robbie Keane both bagged a goal and an assist in the LA Galaxy's 3-0 victory over Chivas USA on Sunday, April 6. Husidic and Keane were tied for the best Match Impact Rating on the Galaxy in the win.
Robbie Keane leads MIR in draw with RSL
Robbie Keane scored the game-tying goal in the LA Galaxy's 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday and also led the team in Match Impact Rating. Juninho and Rob Friend also turned in good MIRs during the match for the Galaxy.
Zardes has best MIR in loss to RSL
Gyasi Zardes had the best Match Impact Rating in the LA Galaxy's 2014 home opening loss to Real Salt Lake on March 8. Zardes was more patient with his shot attempts and drew four fouls in 69 minutes. The Galaxy overall wasted chances on the night.
Sean Franklin leads MIR in win over RSL
Sean Franklin led the Galaxy to a win over Real Salt Lake in the first leg of the Western Conference Semifinals on Sunday with a goal. Franklin's performance was also tops in Match Impact Rating.
Robbie Keane wins 2013 MLS Match Impact Rating
Robbie Keane finished first in MLS Match Impact Rating for the 2013 season. Keane barely edged out Real Salt Lake's Javier Morales. Camilo Sanvezzo was third in MIR despite winning the Striker Index.
Juninho has top MIR against Sounders
Juninho had the only goal for the LA Galaxy in a 1-1 draw with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Juninho's free kick goal brought the Galaxy back from a 1-0 deficit before halftime. The goal gave Juninho the top Match Impact Rating in the game.
Keane, Donovan top MIR in draw vs. D.C. United
Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan had the most offensive impact in the LA Galaxy's 2-2 draw with D.C. United on Saturday. Keane had a goal and an assist while Donovan had an assist in the first half before leaving with an ankle injury.
Marcelo Sarvas' leads MIR in loss to Rapids
Marcelo Sarvas was the leader for the LA Galaxy against the Colorado Rapids but his impact was not enough in a 1-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids on Saturday. Sarvas led a starless Galaxy in Match Impact Rating.
Keane has dominant impact in California Clasico
Robbie Keane's two goals and one assist led the LA Galaxy to a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday. Keane also easily led the Galaxy in Match Impact Rating with another performance that exceeded 100 on the scale.
Donovan has only offensive impact vs. Whitecaps
Landon Donovan scored the lone goal for the LA Galaxy in a 1-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on August 24. Donovan also had the only shot on target for the Galaxy as the team struggled to find any offense.
Omar Gonzalez, defense of the defensive DP
Omar Gonzalez is the first true defender to become a Designated Player in MLS. While Designated Players have been historically big risks, the LA Galaxy seem to have made a very good move with the Gonzalez signing.
Keane has top impact in win vs. RSL
Robbie Keane picked up his second career MLS hat trick in the LA Galaxy's 4-2 win over Real Salt Lake on August 17. Keane also led the Galaxy in Match Impact Rating.
Clint Dempsey returns to MLS, rank vs. DPs?
Clint Dempsey made his return to MLS with a transfer to the Seattle Sounders. We take a look at the Match Impact Ratings for Designated Players all-time to see how Dempsey's time in MLS stacks up.
Landon Donovan's dominant impact vs. Honduras
Landon Donovan led the United States past Honduras 3-1 on July 24 to make it to the U.S.' fifth straight Gold Cup final. Donovan's two goals and an assist led him to his highest Match Impact Rating of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Landon Donovan has biggest impact in Gold Cup win
Landon Donovan and Joe Corona led the team lead in Match Impact Rating in the United States' 5-1 victory over El Salvador in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Eddie Johnson played the super sub role.
Donovan, Holden led MIR in USA win vs. Costa Rica
LA Galaxy and United States midfielder Landon Donovan set up Brek Shea's game-winning goal over Costa Rica on July 16. Donovan and midfielder Stuart Holden led the team lead in Match Impact Rating on the night.
Sarvas' impact not enough in loss to Timbers
The LA Galaxy conceded another stoppage time goal on July 13 and once again lost. The Portland Timbers benefited from the bad Galaxy defensive trend and scored a 2-1 victory. Marcelo Sarvas scored his fourth goal of the season to open the scoring.
Castillo, LD make impact in USA win vs. Cuba
Edgar Castillo helped spark a USA comeback against Cuba on July 13 in the 2013 Gold Cup. Castillo drew a foul which set up Landon Donovan's penalty kick goal and assisted on Chris Wondolowski's fifth goal of the tournament.
Wondo, Donovan top MIR in USA win vs. Belize
Chris Wondolowski and Landon Donovan each had three points in a 6-1 United States victory over Belize in the Gold Cup on July 9. Wondolowski, wearing a "Wondowlowski" jersey, had three goals to lead the USMNT in Match Impact Ratings on the night.
Robbie Keane has top impact in win vs. FC Dallas
Robbie Keane became MLS' new assist leader with a pair of helpers in the LA Galaxy's 2-0 win over FC Dallas on July 7. Keane also led the Galaxy in Match Impact Rating for the match. Marcelo Sarvas, Hector Jimenez and Robbie Rogers also had high MIRs
Robbie Keane's MIR leads Galaxy in win vs. Crew
Robbie Keane converted two late penalty kick goals to deliver a win for the LA Galaxy over the Columbus Crew on July 4. While the penalty kick decisions were not without controversy, Keane's Match Impact Rating which resulted from the kicks was not.
Donovan, Keane have most impact in loss vs Quakes
Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane both notched a pair of assists against the San Jose Earthquakes and turned in the highest Match Impact Ratings for the LA Galaxy. Unfortunately for LA, the impact was not enough as the Galaxy fell 3-2 on late goals.
Donovan, Zardes have most impact in SuperClasico
Landon Donovan led the LA Galaxy in Match Impact Rating for a third straight match and assisted on hyperactive Gyasi Zardes' game-winner against Chivas USA in the SuperClasico on June 23. Zardes was second on the Galaxy in MIR for the match.
Donovan leads Galaxy in MIR vs Timbers
Landon Donovan led the LA Galaxy in Match Impact Rating for the second consecutive match in a scoreless draw with the Portland Timbers. Unfortunately for the Galaxy, the club only managed one point in those two matches.
Assessing Galaxy's Mastroeni, Husidic moves
The LA Galaxy made a trade with the Colorado Rapids on June 17 for Pablo Mastroeni and the rights to Baggio Husidic. A view of the numbers shows potential future value for the Galaxy in pursuing Husidic and uncertainty in picking up Mastroeni.
Donovan's impact not enough vs RSL
Landon Donovan wore the captain's armband and scored for the LA Galaxy on June 8 against Real Salt Lake but the Galaxy fell 3-1. Donovan's solid output was the sole bright spot for a team missing key producers.
Schweinsteiger done at Man United, signs 1-year DP deal with Chicago || #CF97 #MLS - https://t.co/RRSpy9kwXo— NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) March 21, 2017
March 13, 2017
NEWS: #LosDos sign former D.C. United midfielder Miguel Aguilar: https://t.co/IGd2jcdHFR pic.twitter.com/s1oYuBVqeE— LA Galaxy II (@LAGalaxyII) March 10, 2017
.@GrantWahl with an update on the fallout of LA Galaxy star Nigel de Jong's tackle on Darlington Nagbe on Sunday. https://t.co/yVIOLiD7C2— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) April 12, 2016