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Galaxy, Crew Play to 0-0 Tie

August 15, 2004

CARSON, Calif. (AP) _ Kevin Hartman made seven saves for Los Angeles, and Jon Busch had two saves for Columbus as the Galaxy and Crew played to a 0-0 tie Saturday night.

Hartman earned his fifth shutout of the season for the Galaxy, who are winless in five games.

Busch picked up his seventh shutout in a game played in front of an announced crowd of 21,285 at The Home Depot Center.

The Crew had a 12-7 advantage in shots, a 7-3 lead in shots on goal and an 8-6 edge in corner kicks.

Both teams had scoring chances in the final minutes.

Busch stopped Alejandro Moreno’s half-volley in the 76th minute for his only second-half save. Galaxy forward Carlos Ruiz’s shot from close range in the 80th minute sailed high.

Columbus’ Duncan Oughton hit the crossbar with a shot in the 82nd minute.

Crew is 0-8-2 in regular-season games in California dating to July 2001.

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