The Los Angeles Galaxy came in with a chance to capture first place in the Western Conference, but they were not successful as the visiting FC Dallas topped them 6-3 at the Home Depot Center.

As a result, Los Angeles remains in second place with 38 points, two behind Houston. FC Dallas is second to last. The six goals allowed are [scored were??] a record for the franchise.

Forward Jeff Cunningham led the way for FC Dallas as he scored two goals and assisted on two. Dave van den Bergh netted two more in the seventh and eighth minutes, respectively.

Defender A.J. DeLaGarza collected two goals, and forward Edson Buddle added the other.

Los Angeles return to the Home Depot Center field Saturday as they host Toronto FC at 7:30 p.m.