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BSJ Match Report: LA Galaxy 3, Revolution 2 — An Epic Route 1 Choke

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FOXBOROUGH — All you need to know about the Revolution’s 3-2 loss to LA Galaxy Saturday night, complete with BSJ quickie analysis and insight.

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Defense falters in second-half stoppage time: Less than three minutes from securing three vital points, New England coughed them up and came away with nothing. Two second-half stoppage-time goals not 90 seconds apart by LA’s Dave Romney on a set piece — Antonio Delamea was ball-watching, and Claude Dielna slow to react as Romney put it home — and Chris Pontius with his second after a pass from striker Romain Alessandrini went through the legs of Jalil Anibaba gives the Galaxy the win.

Revs go a man down, but respond like a boss: Cristian Penilla saw a straight red after Alessandrini barreled into him;