AC Milan tops LA Galaxy 2-0

Mario Balotelli, M'baye Niang score first-half goals

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Mario Balotelli and M'baye Niang scored first-half goals, and AC Milan controlled long stretches of play on the way to beating the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 in the third-place match of the Guinness International Champions Cup tournament Wednesday night.

Balotelli scored in the 17th minute, Niang in the 40th. But the storied Italian club got a scare in the 79th minute when Balotelli played a ball across the field and went down, holding his lower right leg.

AC Milan won two of its three matches in the tournament, a series of exhibitions among eight club teams.

Landon Donovan was one of several Galaxy starters who played only the first half of the game.

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