Sunday 8 December 2019

Video: Robbie Keane was in top, top form last night

Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan celebrate last night
Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan celebrate last night

With Shane Long finding his form ahead of Friday's clash with Scotland with a brace for Southampton on Saturday, the pressure was on Robbie Keane to perform and he did in style last night.

The Ireland captain set up three goals, one a sublime flick over the defence for Landon Donovan to complete a hat-trick, and he also scored one himself in LA Galaxy's 5-0 win over Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference semi-final.

"He was Robbie tonight," Donovan said. "He hit two fantastic passes to me, scored a great goal, and he was a nightmare to have to defend all night."

Here is Keane's goal, LA Galaxy's second:


Here is Robbie's sublime assist for Landon Donovan:

Another Keane assist for Donovan again:


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