Posted May 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
Last year's playoff series between the New York Red Bulls and Los Angeles Galaxy was a star-studded affair. While Los Angeles' high-profile names will be in the lineup for the teams' first meeting since then, New York will be missing two of its top players. The Red Bulls will play for the first time without Thierry Henry on Saturday night when they visit a Galaxy team that should be boosted by the returns of fellow international superstars David Beckham and Robbie Keane. Los Angeles (3-4-1) eliminated New York 3-1 on aggregate in last year's playoffs en route to winning the MLS Cup. Henry assisted on the Red Bulls' goal while Beckham assisted on two goals by Mike Magee in a series that also featured Keane, New York's Rafa Marquez and Galaxy captain Landon Donovan. Henry is second in the league with nine goals and tied for third with five assists, but he'll miss up to four weeks with a strained right hamstring suffered in a 1-0 home win over New Englan...

Red Bulls 1, Galaxy 0

With Thierry Henry resting at home, the New York Red Bulls showed they can overcome the absence of their top player. Joel Lindpere scored to help the Red Bulls win their first game since scoring star Henry was injured, 1-0 over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday night. The marquee matchup between Major League Soccer's highest-profile teams missed some of its usual luster without...

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Photo: David Beckham got a Magic Johnson jersey for his birthday

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David Beckham celebrates his birthday with the Lakers

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New York Red Bulls Stop Los Angeles Galaxy, 1-0

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MLS wrap: Red Bulls trample Galaxy

The New York Red Bulls overcame the absence of Thierry Henry to defeat fellow glamour club the Los Angeles Galaxy...

Galaxy Lose 1-0 at Home to NY Red Bulls

By Alex Baker (Carson, CA) – The LA Galaxy‘s struggle to regain their championship form hit another speed bump when they suffered a 1-0 defeat at home against a Thierry Henry-less New York Red Bulls Saturday evening. The loss was their fifth out of nine games played so far this season. The lone goal of the evening came in the 19th minute, courtesy of Joel Lindpere who got off...
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