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MLS roundup: L.A. earns short-handed win

Published: Sunday, July 29 2012 12:21 a.m. MDT

David Ferreira of FC Dallas tumbles to the ground while battling Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Marcelo Sarvas. #8 for control of the ball during the first half of a soccer game at FC Dallas Stadium on July 28, 2012 in Frisco, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)midfielder Marcelo Sarvas #8 for control of the ball during the first half of a soccer game at FC Dallas Stadium on July 28, 2012 in Frisco, Texas. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)

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FRISCO, Texas — Mike Magee scored in the 62nd minute to lift short-handed Los Angeles to a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas.

The defending MLS champion Galaxy (10-10-3), playing without stars Landon Donovan and David Beckham, extended their unbeaten streak to 4-0-1. Los Angeles has lost just twice in its last 10 matches (7-2-1).

Galaxy goalkeeper Josh Saunders needed to make just one save for his fourth shutout of the year.

Dallas (5-11-7) has split its last four games (2-2-0) since a franchise-record 13-game winless skid (0-7-6) dropped it to last in the Western Conference.

Donovan sat out after he was suspended for the first time in his MLS career for yellow card accumulation, while Beckham had not rejoined the team after participating in the opening ceremonies at the London Olympics on Friday night.

DYNAMO 2, TORONTO FC 0: At Toronto, Calen Carr and Brian Ching both scored as the Houston Dynamo beat Toronto FC for their fourth straight victory. The Dynamo (10-5-7) moved to second place in the Eastern Conference.

IMPACT 3, RED BULLS 1: At Montreal, Marco Di Vaio got his first MLS goal early in the second half and Davy Arnaud scored two minutes later to lead Montreal past New York. Sanna Nyassi also scored for Montreal (8-13-3)., which had lost its first two meetings with the Red Bulls.

CREW 2, SPORTING KC 1: At Kansas City, Kan., Jairo Arietta scored two goals in his MLS debut, leading Columbus past Sporting KC. Arietta, who joined the Crew (8-7-4) at midseason from Costa Rican club Deportivo Saprissa, scored in the 17th and 34th minutes. Columbus finished the match a man down after Cole Grossman was issued a straight red card in second-half stoppage time.

SOUNDERS 2, RAPIDS 1: At Commerce City, Colo., Osvaldo Alonso scored in the 66th minute as Seattle handed Colorado its sixth straight loss.

EARTHQUAKES 1, FIRE 1: At Santa Clara, Calif., Stephen Lenhart returned from a four-game injury absence to score in the eighth minute of second-half stoppage time and lift San Jose to a draw with Chicago. San Jose (13-5-5) moved two points clear of Real Salt Lake atop the Western Conference and Supporters' Shield standings.

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