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By Evan Ream

The Davis Graduate is the prime spot to watch big-time soccer matches, such as Euro 2012, in Davis, Calif. Dan Perlea/mlsroadtrip.com

Between our games in Los Angeles and our upcoming game in Seattle, MLS Road Trip stopped in my hometown: Davis, Calif.

We watched the Euro 2012 games at the Davis Graduate, one of the sports bars that was made famous by this video of fans reacting to Landon Donovan’s goal against Algeria (seen at 2:08 and 4:40).

Even though I moved to Oregon, “The Grad” is still my favorite place to watch a game; I have yet to come across a bar in Northern California that is more accommodating to soccer fans.

Soccer & Lifestyle is the only place to buy professional soccer gear in Davis, Calif. Dan Perlea/mlsroadtrip.com

After the game, we visited Soccer & Lifestyle, the only shop in Davis devoted exclusively to selling soccer gear. Ever since Davis’ own Jalil Anibaba turned pro, Soccer & Lifestyle has been selling a large number of Chicago Fire jerseys.

If you are ever in Davis, I recommend checking out both of these places. Join us tomorrow as Jake recaps his stadium tour of JELD-WEN Field.

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