Favio Alvarez plays for the LA Galaxy on 6.2.19 -- Photo by Brittany Campbell
Brittany Campbell

Podcast: All gas and no brake — Why the Galaxy are inconsistent

The LA Galaxy are impatient in games. and that inability to pick when to go forward or stay back is costing them a chance at the playoffs. Schelotto needs to fix it now!

COG STUDIOS, Calif. — It was another embarrassing loss for the LA Galaxy as they’re first of two east coast games came crashing down in Atlanta. It didn’t help that they scored two own goals in the first half before conceding a dubious penalty kick.

But there are more failures than successes in this match and Guillermo Barros Schelotto is probably the one to blame.

On today’s show, hosts Josh Guesman (Galaxy Beat Reporter) and Kevin Baxter (LA Times Soccer Reporter) get you deep into the details of the loss and help you wrap your head around all the Galaxy news you can handle.

The guys will start with some positives in this game — yes, there were positives. They’ll talk about the Galaxy’s high-press and the success they had in creating chances in the first half. But all of that will quickly go out the window when it comes to the general setup of the team and Schelotto either needed to figure out how to be patient and bunker down or get some help for Uriel Antuna.

The problems that plagued the Galaxy against Portland continued to hurt them against Atlanta and the most frustrating thing about it all? The Galaxy had the chances to win that game, and they didn’t.

Josh and Kevin will also give you more stats than you can handle in our stat segment. It’s not something you should miss.

And they’ll update you on all the likely scenarios surrounding Cristian Pavon and his probable addition to the Galaxy roster. This deal has always been way more complicated than just getting the player to Los Angeles, but it’s good to know that it should all wrap-up before the end of the week.

Finally, they’ll be talking about former Galaxy striker Ola Kamara and why he could be across the half-line when the Galaxy travel to DC United for Sunday’s match! It’s all so fascinating!

We’ve got over 70 minutes of Galaxy talk headed your way! Don’t miss it!

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