Found August 19, 2013 on
The Daily Sports Herald:
Los Angeles Galaxy forward Robbie Keane's impressive season continues to roll right along, as today he was named as the MLS Player of the Week. The honor was the first of Keane's MLS career and was the second consecutive week in which a Galaxy player has won the award. Landon Donovan won it the prior week.
Keane produced his second hat trick of the year in Saturday’s 4-2 win over Real Salt Lake, scoring all three of his clutch goals in the second half. He now has 10 on the season.
Only minutes after Real Salt Lake had taken a 1-0 lead, Keane battled defender Carlos Salcedo and nailed a right-footed shot just inside the post from the top of the box, tying the score at 1-1.
Keane then put LA ahead 2-1 in the 67th minute, beating Salcedo to the near post and volleying a Sean Franklin cross past Nick Rimando from six yards out.
Keane later would put the icing on the cake in the 86th minute, racing between RSL’s two central defenders to get to a through ball before lo...
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Robbie Keane scored three goals and the Los Angeles Galaxy rallied to beat Western Conference-leading Real Salt Lake 4-2 on Saturday night.
Keane scored in the 56th, 67th and 86th minutes to help the Galaxy (11-9-4) pull four points behind Salt Lake and tightened an eight-team battle for five West playoff berths. The top seven teams are separated by eight points, with San Jose another...
Robbie Keane scored two second-half goals to lift the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 2-0 victory Tuesday night over Costa Rican club Cartagines in their group opener in the CONCACAF Champions League.
Keane gave the Galaxy the lead in the 66th minute, taking a pass from Landon Donovan and firing toward the goalmouth from a tight angle on the left. The ball caromed off goalkeeper Wardy Alfaro...
Robbie Keane scored twice in the second half to lift the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 2-0 victory Tuesday over Costa Rican club Cartagines in their group opener in the CONCACAF Champions League.
Keane gave the Galaxy the lead in the 66th minute, taking a pass from Landon Donovan and scoring from a tight angle on the left. Donovan gave the last pass again for Keane's second goal,...
LA GALAXY – Post game reactions:
HEAD COACH BRUCE ARENA
Overall thoughts on the result:
“It was a good win for our team tonight. Obviously, we played well in the second half. [Robbie] Keane and [Landon] Donovan were very good and overall it was a good effort by our team.”
On what changed from the first half to the second:
“You know, the game slowed down a little bit. I think...