Galaxy's heroes were a 35-year-old making his first playoff start, a 22-year-old fresh from Sweden and a previously retired U.S. legend.
Boateng scored twice for Galaxy as they won 3-1 on Wednesday to advance to the MLS Western Conference semifinals.
MLSsoccer.com's Russ Thaler and Andrew Wiebe are joined by Vancouver's Jordan Harvey to dissect LA Galaxy's win over RSL.
In a starting XI that didn't include Robbie Keane or Steven Gerrard, Emmanuel Boateng and Alan Gordon stepped up to guide L.A. past Real Salt Lake.
Emmanuel Boateng scored twice to lead LA Galaxy past Real Salt Lake and into the Western Conference semifinals.