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SEATTLE (AP) Landon Donovan pushed himself early in the season so he was ready for the international stage. When he was left off the United States' roster for the World Cup, there was an understandable letdown in Donovan's performance for the Los Angeles Galaxy.
"I really pushed myself to be playing well in April and May this year and I was, and I just dropped off a little bit and it's important for me to get back to that," Donovan said. "Again, this is only one night. It's got to continue and that's what's expected of me and that's what I expect of myself."
Donovan started finding that form again on Monday night, assisting on two goals and scoring one in Los Angeles' impressive 3-0 win over the Seattle Sounders.