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RSL 0-0 LA Galaxy player ratings: Rimando comes up huge once again

Rimando came up huge in another big moment while Gil and Allen showed well.

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Nick Rimando - 8.5 I think Jordan Allen put it best on Twitter when he said, "We have a legend between the posts." Rimando came up with a couple of very big saves and then capped his night off with a PK save on a controversial call in the dying minutes of the game to preserve a point at home in a hard-fought match. Make no mistake, it didn't just preserve a point, it preserved morale.

Demar Phillips - 6 Phillips sent in a lot of service, some of it better than others, and repeatedly got up and down the field. He had one dangerous slip that gave L.A. a great opportunity to score and as for the PK call, you could definitely make an argument that it was in fact a PK even if the way it was called was bizarre. At the end of the day, he put the ref in a decision to make a call.

Elias Vasquez - 7 Vasquez had a very nice game once again and plays with focus and confidence. He and the rest of the defense did very well to keep the Galaxy to three shots on goal, not easy considering they are facing Alan Gordon and Gyasi Zardes.

Jamison Olave - 7 Olave played smart and used his speed as usual to help shut down the Galaxy attack. Much like Vasquez, Olave contributed plenty to help mute L.A.'s attack. He was also about two feet away from scoring a game winning goal.

Tony Beltran - 6.5 Tony did really well as usual in his one on one defending and got plenty of service into the box as did Phillips. It seemed like the service wasn't working very well in the first half, but the defenders were definitely busy.

Kyle Beckerman - 6.5 Without looking at the stats, it seemed to me that Beckerman's passing was sharper and more accurate than most if not all of his teammates. He looked like the classic Beckerman we are used to in his breaking up of plays as well.

Jordan Allen - 7.5 Allen was one of the main catalyst's on the night for the RSL attack. He looked like the brightest player on the field for the better part of the night and brought some creativity that had been lacking over the past few games.

Luke Mulholland - 5.5 Mulholland was struggling to make the right passes and many of his passes got picked off. That said, he did have a handful of good moments in build-up.

Luis Gil - 7 This was easily Gil's best game of the year so far. He looked comfortable in the driver's seat and was connecting well with his teammates and helping to create as many chances on goal as RSL has had all year. I have an inkling that if he got the opportunity to run the offense on a consistent basis, he would get more and more comfortable and really take off.

Alvaro Saborio - 6 Sabo did as well as he has ever done holding up the ball but was unable to get a goal. In fairness, the service coming his way was simply not quite good enough for him to really have a good chance. On the other hand, with the ball at his feet he was not quite good enough either. He got called offsides plenty early on which may or may not have frustrated him early on.

Devon Sandoval - 5 Sandoval also held up the ball well, but did not have much of an effect otherwise. His lack of speed was on display a few times when balls were sent into space.


Olmes Garcia - 6 I heard from multiple people after the game that Olmes Garcia is at his best when he comes off the bench for the last 15 or 20 minutes of the game and I tend to agree. He came in and brought a spark that nearly pushed RSL to earn the full three points.

Sebastian Saucedo - N/A No rating, but Saucedo nearly set up Olave on a game-winning goal and once again came on late to bring a push and gave some teeth to the offense.