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June 23, 2013 11:00 PM EDT
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MLS Preview: Chivas USA - LA Galaxy

The Derby de Los Angeles returns with Chivas USA having lost eight of its last nine league games.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Bruce Arena, LA Galaxy, MLS
Victor Decolongon
Chivas USA (4-1-4-1): Kennedy; de Luna, Borja, Vilchez, Farfan; Minda; Bowen, Alvarez, Rivera, Villafana; Correa.


OUT: Daniel Atunez (L ACL reconstruction), Edgar Mejia (L ankle sprain), Tim Melia (lumbar distectomy)

QUESTIONABLE: Dan Kennedy (Lumbar Strain), Josue Soto (L Knee Sprain), Joaquin Velasquez (L Adductor Strain)
LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini; Franklin, Gonzalez, DeLaGarza, Dunivant; Jimenez, Sarvas, Juninho, Zardes; Keane, Donovan.

Injury Report:

OUT: Brian Perk (concussion)

QUESTIONABLE: Leonardo (L ankle sprain), Jack McBean (Fractured left clavicle)
  • Going back to 2009, the Galaxy have won eight of the last 10 derbies with Chivas USA. When the Goats won on May 19, it broke an 11-game winless run against LA.
  • This is the first Derby de Los Angeles for Chivas USA coach Jose Luis Real, who took control for the 3-1 midweek loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps. The past five coaches of the Goats have debuted with a loss.
  • The derby earlier in the year ended in a 1-1 tie, with Carlos Alvarez scoring the equalizer in the final minutes.
  • The Galaxy, on 21 points, are tied for fifth in the Western Conference.
  • Chivas USA is last in the West and tied for the second-worst record in the league with 11 points. The Goats have lost six in a row and haven't won in nine games.

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Available Squads
1Dan KennedyGoalkeeper
33M. de LunaDefender
4W. VílchezDefender
5Carlos BorjaDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
18Josue SotoMidfielder
20Carlos AlvarezMidfielder
30O. MindaMidfielder
-J. RiveraStriker
7Tristan BowenStriker
-J. CorreaStriker
-Patrick McLainGoalkeeper
2Bobby BurlingDefender
19Jorge VillafanaDefender
-J. VelásquezDefender
12Marco DelgadoMidfielder
-Laurent CourtoisMidfielder
-Marvin IrahetaMidfielder
23Carlo CudiciniGoalkeeper
2Todd DunivantDefender
4Omar GonzalezDefender
5Sean FranklinDefender
20A.J. DeLaGarzaDefender
8Marcelo Sarvas Striker
14Robbie RogersMidfielder
7Robbie KeaneStriker
10Landon DonovanStriker
11Gyasi ZardesStriker
12Brian RoweGoalkeeper
21Tommy MeyerDefender
25Pablo MastroeniMidfielder
12Hector JimenezMidfielder
-Michael StephensMidfielder
16Greg CochraneMidfielder
32Jack McBeanStriker
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
E. Torres E. Torres
Chivas USA
6 3
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Seattle Sounders
6 1
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Columbus Crew
4 2
Dominic Dwyer Dominic Dwyer
Sporting Kansas City
4 1