What a whipping! But then again, that's what you expect when you are a middle-of-the-road MLS team like Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy.
They were thoroughly dismantled by Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid by a score of 5-1 on Thursday. The match was part of the 2012 Herbalife World Football Challenge and it took place at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
Real Madrid continue their preseason tour on Sunday against Santos Laguna in Las Vegas; the Galaxy resume MLS play against the Seattle Sounders.
Here are six things we learned from Thursday's woodshed treatment.