Los Angeles Galaxy superstar, David Beckham, was unhappy about his half-time substitution during Saturday’s loss against the New England Revolution, according to The Daily Mail.
‘I’m sure he is not pleased about it,’ head coach Bruce Arena told the paper. ‘But that’s not the issue in the game. The issue in the game was that 11 players from New England soundly outplayed 11 players from the Galaxy.
‘I don’t [know] of any players that would be happy about coming out at half-time. I just felt we needed a little bit more.
‘We needed to make a change in the midfield. It was purely a coach’s decision.
‘I couldn’t change 11 players. That’s what I told the team at half-time. If I had 11 substitutions, I would have considered that. I can’t give you all the answers right now, that’s for sure. It wasn’t good.’
After last season Beckham, seriously considered making the move back to Europe and signing with Saint Germain of Paris. The L.A. Galaxy has lost two of their three opening games and Beckham has contributed just two assists and nine shots.
Last season, Beckham started 38 games taking 43 shots and converting two of them to goals, but he did have 16 assists. While playing in the MLS he has won the MLS Supporters Sheild in 2010, 2011 and MLS Cup in 2011.