Perk shines in Galaxy debut
Brian Perk stopped a penalty kick in his Major League Soccer
debut to help the Los Angeles Galaxy secure a scoreless draw
against the Seattle Sounders on Monday night.
The Galaxy (9-2-9) extended their unbeaten streak to 11 games in
front of a sellout crowd of 27,000. They lead the MLS with 36
points and haven’t lost since May 1.
Perk was called into action with starter Donovan Ricketts out
because of a broken left forearm and Josh Saunders serving a
suspension. The second-year goalkeeper blocked Fredy Montero’s
penalty shot in the 18th minute, diving to his right for his first
The Sounders (8-4-8) had their three-game winning streak halted,
but they matched a club record with their seventh straight game
without a loss.