Donovan rues missed penalty kick

Donovan's season ends on a low note

November 22, 2009
By Ives Galarcep, ESPNsoccernet
SEATTLE -- Of all the 14 players to step up and take penalty kicks in Sunday night's MLS Cup final, none had taken or made more MLS penalties than Los Angeles Galaxy star Landon Donovan.

The reigning MLS MVP had made 21 of 23 career penalty kicks and had to be favored to find a way to beat Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando, renowned as an ace at stopping penalty kicks. Donovan stood poised to do just that as he looked up and watched Rimando heading to his left. Somewhere between ...

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