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  • June 23, 2013
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MLS Preview: Chivas USA - LA Galaxy

MLS Preview: Chivas USA - LA Galaxy

Victor Decolongon

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

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Chivas USA (4-1-4-1): Kennedy; de Luna, Borja, Vilchez, Farfan; Minda; Bowen, Alvarez, Rivera, Villafana; Correa.

INJURY REPORT

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)
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
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)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • 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.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Chivas USA

LA Galaxy

Wins
0
1
4
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
Draw
LA Galaxy GAL
LA Galaxy LA Galaxy
23%
63%

Top 3 Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 2
LA Galaxy GAL
CD Chivas USA CHI
0 - 1
LA Galaxy GAL
CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 1
LA Galaxy GAL

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