CARSON, Calif. -- The L.A. Galaxy managed to hold serve in the first leg of the Western Conference finals, prevailing 1-0 over the Seattle Sounders. Marcelo Sarvas scored the game's only goal in the 52nd minute, and given the level of its domination, the Galaxy will be disappointed to carry only a one-goal lead into next weekend's second leg.
Here are three thoughts on the match.
1. L.A. patience finally rewarded, but chances were missed
The Galaxy tried just about every approach they...