Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy faced a must-win situation when they take on Gary Smith's Colorado Rapids in a Major League Soccer contest on Friday night at the Home Depot Center (kickoff: 8 p.m. PT/11 p.m. ET, Fox Soccer Channel).
Los Angeles defeated Colorado 1-0 thanks to Landon Donovan in the 36th minute of play. With the win, LA improve to 15-3-10 (55 points) and clinch a spot in the 2011 MLS Cup Playoffs.
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