The Galaxy talked a lot last week about the opportunities Saturday’s showdown with the Columbus Crew presented.
With five starters unavailable, the game offered a number of lightly-used players a chance to shine. With just one of the three teams ahead of them winning Saturday, the game gave them a chance to move up in the Western Conference standings.
And with Bruce Arena sitting on 199 career wins, the game offered their coach a chance to become the second man in MLS history to reach 200 victories.
Then there was the opportunity that fell to second-half substitute Baggio Husidic, whose 25-yard strike from the left wing found the upper corner of the net just inside...