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Galaxy, on Juninho goal, rides rules of the road into MLS title game
Galaxy, on Juninho goal, rides rules of the road into MLS title game

The Galaxy won by losing Sunday. But Bruce Arena will take it just the same. "I don't really care," the Galaxy coach said after his team advanced to the Major League Soccer's title game next weekend despite losing to the Seattle Sounders, 2-1, at a frigid CenturyLink Field. "I didn't make the rules. The whole objective is to get to the MLS Cup final. We accomplished that." And they accomplished it thanks to a rule that gives added emphasis to away goals. So when the Galaxy and Sounders finished their two-leg Western Conference playoff tied 2-2 on aggregate goals, the Galaxy was declared the champion after scoring the only road goal in the series. ...

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