Brittany Campbell

Podcast: Near-perfect night shows what’s possible for Galaxy

Antuna shines as Galaxy dominate Minnesota. Is this what you expected from a Schelotto-coached team?

COG STUDIOS, Calif. – The LA Galaxy just put together one of the most beautiful displays of soccer they’ve had in over two years. The passing was quick and precise, the movement was unpredictable, and the result was near total domination of visiting Minnesota United on Saturday night.

On today’s show, your hosts Josh Guesman and Kevin Baxter are waking up way too early on a Sunday morning to bring you a special edition of Corner of the Galaxy from the (press) Box. The guys will brave the early hour to ensure they bring you all the information you wanted to know about the game before Panda departs to cover the US and Mexican National teams.

The guys will start by talking about the superb night Uriel Antuna had and why he was the key to the entire match. They’ll also discuss Antuna’s placement in a 4-3-3 formation, and why Guillermo Barros Schelotto was right to bring out that formation. Is that kind of performance what you’ve been expecting from a Schelotto coached team?

Josh and Kevin will then talk about the other major players for the Galaxy including Sebastian Lletget and why the masked-man only kept the mask on for about 30 seconds, and why his partners, Joe Corona and Jonathan dos Santos, were also outstanding on the night.

They’ll also talk about the Galaxy’s defense and why being near-perfect almost wasn’t enough. But they got some great performances from nearly all of the back four. The guys may even single out a couple on the defense that needs to do a little bit more to make the night truly outstanding.

Finally, Josh and Kevin will give you a unique story about 17-year-old Julian Araujo and the latest in crazy rumors that have hit the Galaxy. Could the real Pato please stand up?

It’s a packed show for a game that was one of the best executed in many years. So what happens when Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romain Alessandrini come back? Do the Galaxy get worse? Pffffttttt!

We’ve got more than 60-minutes of Galaxy-talk headed your way!