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The win made the MLS playoffs a virtual certainty for the first time in four years.

CARSON, Calif. - Thanks to a Landon Donovan strike and some dogged defending against a tough Chicago Fire team, the Los Angeles Galaxy are on the verge of clinching a spot in Major League Soccer's playoffs.

It's gotten more difficult to make the post-season as MLS has added more teams, but the Galaxy are presently in first place in the Western Conference and depending on the results of the weekend, could have a playoff berth sealed up.

The win didn't come easily, though, as a slim one-goal lead put the Galaxy within striking distance of the lively Fire.

After the victory was secured, the Galaxy players reacted to the result in their locker room.

Click on the video below to view Chris Klein, Landon Donovan, David Beckham and more sharing their thoughts on the victory.

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