David Beckham's Soccer USA

Season 1 Episode 7

Episode 7

Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Sep 05, 2007 on

Episode Recap

First off Natalie gives us her interview with Joe Cannon, the goalkeeper for the Galaxy. He gives her and us some tips for goalkeeping such as the proper way to dive, where to line up defenders on a free kick, and how to defend a penalty kick.

Next we are given a detailed but brief recap of the SuperLiga tournament due to the fact that the Galaxy will be in the finals, battling Pachuca. We are shown highlights of the 6-5 thriller against FC Dallas and then David Beckham's free kick against D.C. United, and more.

After the recap, highlights of the SuperLiga Final were shown. An accidental own goal by Vagenas in the 30th minute Pachuca took the lead. 9 minutes later David goes for a loose ball and took the worst of the tackle and is replaced right after. The score at Halftime is 1-0 in favor of Pachuca.

Afterwards David introduces us to some other teammates of his. Kelly Gray, Chris Klein, Joe Cannon, and Mike Randolph are the members shown this week.

Now we are given the some info on David's knee injury. He will be out for 6 weeks with a right knee sprain.

Natalie Pinkham updates us in the world of Major League Soccer. Every game of the week in the MLS was shown. Brazilian star, Denilson, finally debuted with FC Dallas although they were shut out 4-0. Real Salt Lake saw their first 2-game win streak of the season as well.

After the MLS recap the second half of the SuperLiga Final is shown. The second half is full of chances for both teams, but with seconds remaining, in the 90+ minute, Chris Klein's bicycle kick finds the back of the net and sends the game into extra time. The game goes into a shootout and Pachuca wins 4-3 after an Abel Xavier miss.

Lastly we are given the special segment, Made in America, this week featuring Bobby Convey. He was only 16 years of age when he stepped onto the Pitch for the MLS and made his way up the ladder and ended up in the EPL in England.
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