Donovan, Beckham lead Galaxy past Fire, 2-1

David Beckham assisted on Landon Donovan’s goal and then scored

the tiebreaker on a corner kick to help the Los Angeles Galaxy beat

the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Saturday night.

Beckham sent in a cross from the sideline in the 58th minute

that Donovan headed into the net from the back post to make it


Cristian Nazarit scored in the 62nd minute for Chicago (2-5-12),

using his head to finish a cross from Patrick Nyarko.

Beckham’s kick from the left corner in the 66th minute that

skipped untouched through a pool of players to help the Galaxy

(10-2-9) extend their league-best unbeaten streak to 6-0-6.

Tempers flared in stoppage time when the Galaxy’s Chris Birchall

made a hard sliding tackle on Nyarko. Players from both sides came

together near the sidelines before order was eventually