Beckham a decoy as the Galaxy rout Dallas

May 19, 2008
By Steve Davis, ESPNsoccernet
FRISCO, Texas -- David Beckham certainly wasn't imported to MLS and anointed king of Southern California soccer just to be a multimillion-dollar decoy.

Still, sometimes, it works out that way.

And who could argue the results? The Galaxy exploited a slumping home side Sunday, crushing FC Dallas at Pizza Hut Park, 5-1. Road teams rarely wind up on the sunny side of these whippings; visitors have prevailed by four goals or more just 25 times in league history, or ...

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