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Evan Bush makes 4 saves, Impact and Galaxy tie 0-0


CARSON, California — had four saves and posted his fifth shutout of the season to help the Montreal Impact play the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 0-0 tie Saturday night.

The Impact (9-11-5) had a pair of early scoring opportunities and another late in the match, but , who finished with five saves for the Galaxy, used acrobatic saves and great positioning to thwart the Montreal attacks.

found on a break, but his left-footer toward the far post was poked away by the right hand of a diving Ricketts in the first minute.

About 6 minutes later, Piatti split four defenders a fired a shot from the top of the box but, once again, Ricketts dove a slapped it away. slammed home the rebound from the left flank, but was called offside.

The Galaxy (13-8-8) are winless, and scoreless, in their last two matches after averaging 4.3 goals per game during a four-game winning streak that ended with a 1-0 loss as San Jose on Aug. 28. Los Angeles sits a point behind first-place Vancouver in the Western Conference standings.

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