Galaxy insist they won't be taking their struggling rivals lightly.
"We think, and it's been proven, that maybe with the exception of the last game we played we get their best game of the year," the Galaxy's Landon Donovan said. "We know they've struggled, we're not living under a rock. They've also had some good performances along the way. They didn't do it against Philly (a 3-0 loss to the Union last weekend) and the last time they played us, but they're capable of it."
Added defender A.J. DeLaGarza, "We can't take anything for granted, definitely not against these guys. We can't come out thinking we're bigger or better or anything like that. We know they're going to be a physical, organized group."
DeLaGarza, asked why the Galaxy have made the series so one-sided, had a simple answer.
"For the fact we take it pretty seriously," he said. "We know every team we play is going to give us their best shot."
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