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Los Angeles Galaxy vs. FC Dallas Live Blog: Play-by-Play Analysis, Reaction

Jo-Ryan SalazarSenior Analyst IAugust 5, 2011

FRISCO, TX - MAY 1: Jair Benitez #5 of FC Dallas and Landon Donovan #10 of the Los Angeles Galaxy  battle for control of the ball during the first half of a soccer game at Pizza Hut Park on May 1, 2011 in Frisco, Texas. FC Dallas won 2-1.  (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)
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Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy facd their toughest test to date this season: a match with the second place FC Dallas at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

After a ninth-minute goal by Marvin Chavez. goals from Omar Gonzalez in the 32nd minute, Juninho in the 62nd and Mike Magee in the 81st gave LA a much-needed 3-1 victory.

The Galaxy now improve to 13-3-9 (48 points) while FC Dallas drop to 12-6-6 (42 points). .

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