Donovan, Beckham lead Galaxy past Chicago Fire

Updated: 10 July 2011 12:01 IST

David Beckham assisted on Landon Donovan's goal and then scored the tiebreaker on a corner kick to help the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Saturday night.

California:

David Beckham assisted on Landon Donovan's goal and then scored the tiebreaker on a corner kick to help the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Saturday night.

Beckham sent in a cross from the sideline in the 58th minute that Donovan headed into the net from the back post to make it 1-0.

Cristian Nazarit scored in the 62nd minute for Chicago, using his head to finish a cross from Patrick Nyarko.

Beckham's kick from the left corner in the 66th minute that skipped untouched through a pool of players, helped Galaxy to a win.

Tempers flared in stoppage time when Galaxy's Chris Birchall made a hard sliding tackle on Nyarko. Players from both sides came together near the sidelines before order was eventually restored.

Topics : Football Aston Villa David Beckham Landon Donovan
Related Articles
Antonio Conte Signs New Two-Year Deal With Chelsea
Antonio Conte Signs New Two-Year Deal With Chelsea
Francesco Totti Confirms Retirement, Accepts Offer As Club Director At Roma
Francesco Totti Confirms Retirement, Accepts Offer As Club Director At Roma
Chelsea Sign 'Outstanding' French Midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko
Chelsea Sign 'Outstanding' French Midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko
Show Comments
Advertisement