Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/25/13
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Landon Donovan silenced 21,000 Vancouver Whitecaps fans on Saturday night. He also could have blinded one or two of them. The L.A. Galaxy star’s laser-beam strike gave his team an early lead in Vancouver. The two-time defending MLS Cup champion held for a 1-0 victory and moved into second place in the MLS Western Conference. In the third minute, Donovan ran onto a pass from Robbie Keane, took a touch then lashed a left-footed shot past Whitecaps goalkeeper David Ousted from around 25 yards out. The goal was the redh-hot Donovan’s fourth in his last three games. It was also his 131st career goal in MLS. He needs just four more to pass Jeff Cunningham and become MLS’ all-time leading goal scorer. See Donovan’s strike in the video below. Have a question for Marcus Kwesi O’Mard? Send it to him via Twitter at @NESNsoccer or @mkomard, his Facebook page or NESN Soccer’s Facebook page or send it here. He will pick a few questions to answer every week for his mailbag. Filed under: Headlines, Marcus Kwesi O'Mard, Premier League, Soccer, US Soccer, Video Non-NESN
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