Galaxy fall at San Jose as slide continues with fourth consecutive loss

The Galaxy's Sebastian Lletget follows through on a kick against the Portland Timbers on July 13, 2020, in Florida.The Galaxy's Sebastian Lletget follows through on a kick against the Portland Timbers on July 13, 2020, in Florida.
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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Galaxy continue to stagger to the finish line, suffering their fourth consecutive loss, 2-1 at San Jose on Saturday night.» data-reactid=»23″>The Galaxy continue to stagger to the finish line, suffering their fourth consecutive loss, 2-1 at San Jose on Saturday night.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="A penalty kick in the 82nd minute by the Earthquakes’ Andrés Ríos snapped a tie, and the Galaxy could not muster an equalizer.» data-reactid=»24″>A penalty kick in the 82nd minute by the Earthquakes’ Andrés Ríos snapped a tie, and the Galaxy could not muster an equalizer.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="L.A., winless in its last five matches, has scored just two goals in that span, both by Sebastian Lletget. The veteran midfielder opened the scoring in the fourth minute — the Galaxy’s only shot on goal of the night. Lletget scored his sixth goal of the season when he punched in a short rebound that was ricocheted off the post on a shot by Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez.» data-reactid=»25″>L.A., winless in its last five matches, has scored just two goals in that span, both by Sebastian Lletget. The veteran midfielder opened the scoring in the fourth minute — the Galaxy’s only shot on goal of the night. Lletget scored his sixth goal of the season when he punched in a short rebound that was ricocheted off the post on a shot by Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="San Jose's Marcos López evened things in the 42nd minute with his first MLS goal, scoring on an uncontested shot from about 12 yards out.» data-reactid=»26″>San Jose’s Marcos López evened things in the 42nd minute with his first MLS goal, scoring on an uncontested shot from about 12 yards out.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Galaxy (4-7-3) sit in the cellar in the 12-team Western Conference, three points and five places out of a spot in the expanded MLS playoffs with nine games to go.» data-reactid=»32″>The Galaxy (4-7-3) sit in the cellar in the 12-team Western Conference, three points and five places out of a spot in the expanded MLS playoffs with nine games to go.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="It’s been a staggering slide by a team that, a month ago, boasted the longest winning streak in the conference after running off four in a row.» data-reactid=»33″>It’s been a staggering slide by a team that, a month ago, boasted the longest winning streak in the conference after running off four in a row.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The Earthquakes (4-6-5) have won two straight matches, both against L.A. teams.» data-reactid=»34″>The Earthquakes (4-6-5) have won two straight matches, both against L.A. teams.