When Steven Gerrard left Liverpool to join the Galaxy and Major League Soccer last July he did so hoping to win a league championship, the one thing that eluded him during 17 years with the Reds.
That didn’t happen, however, with his first season with the Galaxy coming to a premature end Wednesday in a 3-2 loss to the Seattle Sounders.
The loss did more than just extend Gerrard’s title drought, though. It also marked the earliest playoff exit in history for the Galaxy, winners of three of the past four MLS Cups.
“If you don’t win trophies at the end of a season, it’s always disappointing,” said Gerrard, one of two high-profile...