Carlos Ruiz scored his league-leading ninth goal Saturday.
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Galaxy weather Rapids, win 2-0

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Scoring Summary:
LA -- Ned Grabavoy 1 (unassisted) 39
LA -- Carlos Ruiz 9 (unassisted) 80

Colorado Rapids -- Joe Cannon, Antonio de la Torre, Nat Borchers, Matt Crawford, Ritchie Kotschau, Chris Henderson (Seth Trembly 70), Kyle Beckerman (Gary Sullivan 76), Joey DiGiamarino (Jordan Cila 46), Daryl Powell, John Spencer, Alberto Delgado.

Substitutes Not Used: Michael Erush, Scott Vallow.

TOTAL SHOTS: 10 (John Spencer 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 3 (John Spencer 2); FOULS: 22 (Alberto Delgado 5); OFFSIDES: 0; CORNER KICKS: 6 (Matt Crawford 3, Antonio de la Torre 3); SAVES: 4 (Joe Cannon 4)

Los Angeles Galaxy -- Kevin Hartman, Chris Aloisi, Tyrone Marshall, Ryan Suarez, Paul Broome, Cobi Jones, Guillermo Gonzalez (Alejandro Moreno 54), Sasha Victorine, Ned Grabavoy, Carlos Ruiz (Joseph Ngwenya 89), Jovan Kirovski.

Substitutes Not Used: Josh Gardner, Ricky Lewis, Hong Myung-Bo, Dan Popik, Arturo Torres, Peter Vagenas.

TOTAL SHOTS: 9 (3 tied with 2); SHOTS ON GOAL: 6 (Ned Grabavoy 2, Carlos Ruiz 2); FOULS: 20 (Chris Aloisi 6); OFFSIDES: 8 (Carlos Ruiz 4); CORNER KICKS: 5 (Ned Grabavoy 4); SAVES: 3 (Kevin Hartman 3)

Misconduct Summary:
COL -- Joey DiGiamarino (caution; Reckless Foul) 12
LA -- Guillermo Gonzalez (caution; Tackle from Behind) 30
COL -- Daryl Powell (caution; Professional Foul) 59
LA -- Chris Aloisi (caution; Reckless Foul) 62
LA -- Ryan Suarez (caution; Dissent) 82

Referee: Abiodun Okulaja
Referee's Assistants: Chris Strickland; Richard Eddy
4th Official: Baldomero Toledo
Attendance: 24,895
Time of Game: 1:55
Weather: Clear-and-70-degrees

All Statistics contained in this boxscore are unofficial

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