The LA Galaxy announced on Tuesday that they will face English giants Manchester United this summer in an international friendly at the Rose Bowl on July 23.
“We are excited to take on Manchester United at the Rose Bowl Stadium this summer,” said LA president Chris Klein in a statement. “We look forward to playing a storied club at a storied venue. As the top club in North America, it is important for us to play big games and bring big events to the city of Los Angeles.”
Consider the following to be a lab report on the dangers of cherry-picking stats.
Best player in the world? Michael Bradley earns high praise after dazzling performance in No. 10 role
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Miguel Herrera doesn’t believe Mexico owe the United States for their place in Brazil. He certainly didn’t owe Michael Bradley a compliment after Wednesday night’s 2-2 draw.
The US national team debuted a new shirt and a new prospect in a 2-2 draw on Wednesday night against archrivals Mexico that featured a standout display from Michael Bradley.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Jurgen Klinsmann doesn’t deal in guarantees. The German is more of a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately kind of manager.
You thought you knew Michael Bradley. You thought you understood exactly what this guy brought to the game. You've talked at length about his work rate, his toughness in the tackle, his toughness in just, well, everything. How he stands. How he talks. How he breathes.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – For 45 minutes, it had all the makings of Dos a Cero. With Michael Bradley tearing Mexico apart, it appeared the US national team was on its way to writing another glorious chapter in the region’s marquee rivalry.
Appearances, of course, can be deceiving.