MLS: Donovan's four assists lead Galaxy's rout
CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Juninho scored twice and captain Landon Donovan had four assists as the Los Angeles Galaxy beat in-stadium rival Chivas USA 4-0 on Sunday night.
The Galaxy earned the victory without David Beckham, who was in London for the Olympics closing ceremony. The team said on its official Twitter page that Beckham was there "with the full support of (coach) Bruce Arena and the entire LA Galaxy organization."
Without Beckham, the Galaxy solidified their place in the Western Conference standings, surging to 36 points -- 10 ahead of Chivas.
Robbie Keane gave Los Angeles a 1-0 lead with his 10th goal of the season, and Omar Gonzalez added a late tally to make it 4-0 one week after the Galaxy lost 4-0 at Seattle. Donovan's four assists are a career high.
Keane opened the scoring in the 27th minute when Donovan found him in front. Keane quickly let go a shot and beat Dan Kennedy from 8 yards out.
Juninho doubled the lead in the 64th minute when he knocked in a shot from 20 yards. He scored his third of the season and second of the night 10 minutes later, finding the net from close range. Gonzalez headed a ball into the back of the net off a corner kick in the 83rd minute to build the lead to 4-0.
Shalrie Joseph made his Chivas debut. The former Revolution standout and eight-time All-Star joined Chivas in a trade on Aug. 1 and went the distance with his new club.
CHESTER, Pa. -- Chris Rolfe scored two goals and Ame Friedrich added one to lead the Chicago Fire past the Philadelphia Union.
The Fire (11-7-5) moved past D.C. United and into fourth place in the Eastern Conference with 38 points. Chicago has won two straight and is 2-0-1 in its last three matches.
Philadelphia took a short-lived lead with an own goal in the 34th minute, but Rolfe tied it the 43rd minute, and Friedrich gave the Fire a 2-1 advantage with a goal in stoppage time. Rolfe's second goal in the 56th minute gave Chicago a two-goal cushion.
The Union (7-12-2) had won a franchise record four consecutive matches at PPL Park. They played without forward Jack McInerney, who received a red card in their last match, Aug. 4 at Montreal.
Philadelphia also was missing captain and defender Carlos Valdes and midfielder Gabriel Gomez. Both players were called up for international duty, Valdes with Colombia, and Gomez with Panama.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Sanna Nyassi scored in the 61st minute to help the Montreal Impact beat the New England Revolution.
Montreal (10-13-3) has won four of its last five games overall and improved to 2-10-1 on the road.
New England (6-12-5) suffered its ninth shutout loss of the season, its third straight at home. The Revolution are winless (0-5-1) in their last six outings, having scored just two goals over that span.
Nyassi stole the ball from midfielder Benny Feilhaber, beat two defenders and fired a 22-yard drive to the top right corner past goalie Matt Reis for his fifth goal of the season.
New England had four solid first-half scoring chances, but none resulted in shots on goal at Montreal netminder Troy Perkins, making his first start since being acquired from Portland.
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