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Five takeaways on L.A.'s MLS Cup win

Updated: November 21, 2011, 12:00 AM ET
By Paul Carr, ESPN Stats & Information

Los Angeles defeated Houston 1-0 to win MLS Cup 2011. Here are five notes on the confetti-filled proceedings at The Home Depot Center.

• Los Angeles become the sixth Supporters' Shield winner to win MLS Cup, the first since Columbus in 2008. The Galaxy became the second club to win three MLS titles, joining D.C. United, which has four championships.

Won Supporters's Shield & MLS Cup

Year Team

2011 Los Angeles

2008 Columbus

2002 Los ...

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