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Like clockwork, the Galaxy rallies in second half of season
Like clockwork, the Galaxy rallies in second half of season

After the Galaxy played to a 1-1 tie with Chivas USA on June 8, the Galaxy was 4-3-5 and tied for seventh place in Major League Soccer's Western Conference, 16 points behind division leader Seattle. But history shows that since Bruce Arena became the Galaxy's coach in mid-2008, the team typically plays much better in the second half of a season. And that's holding true again. Since June 8, the Galaxy has lost only twice in 16 games, surging to a 10-2-4 record in that stretch, including ties in its last two games, against Montreal and San Jose, on the road. The Galaxy has scored the most goals (57), given up the fewest (30), suffered the fewest losses (five) and had the...

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