Associated Press  |  Last updated September 13, 2013
While Landon Donovan was helping the U.S. national team earn a berth in the next World Cup, the Los Angeles Galaxy's playoff positioning took a hit. Los Angeles looks to get back on track while extending its unbeaten streak against MLS-worst D.C. United to nine as Donovan and leading scorer Robbie Keane return from international duty Saturday in the nation's capital. The U.S. beat Mexico on Wednesday to secure a spot in the 2014 World Cup competition in Brazil, as Donovan scored the final goal in a 2-0 victory. He'll now turn his focus to helping the Galaxy (13-10-4), who fell 1-0 to Colorado last Saturday to end their three-game winning streak. Los Angeles, which was missing Donovan, Keane, defender Omar Gonzalez and backup goalkeeper Jaime Penedo, slipped into third place behind Real Salt Lake and Seattle in the Western Conference. Coach Bruce Arena said the two-time defending MLS Cup champions have to be on their game as the regular season draws to a close. Colorado and Portl...
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