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  • October 6, 2012
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MLS Preview: LA Galaxy - Real Salt Lake

MLS Preview: LA Galaxy - Real Salt Lake

Victor Decolongon

These two Western Conference heavyweights meet for the third time this year, looking to jockey for home-field advantage in the playoffs.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Saunders; Franklin, Gonzalez, Meyer, Dunivant; Magee, Beckham, Juninho, Sarvas; Donovan, Keane.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF A.J. DeLaGarza (L knee sprain); DF Leonardo (R knee inflammation); MF Kyle Nakazawa (back spasms)

QUESTIONABLE: MF David Beckham (L ankle sprain); MF Christian Wilhelmsson (L calf strain)
Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Olave, Borchers, Wingert; Gil, Beckerman, Morales, Johnson; Saborio, Espindola.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: GK Lalo Fernandez (R wrist fracture); MF Ned Grabavoy (R quad strain)

DOUBTFUL: DF Kwame Watson-Siriboe (R adductor strain)

PROBABLE: FW Alvaro Saborio (R shoulder sprain); DF Chris Wingert (turf toe); DF Tony Beltran (R knee soreness)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These teams are second and third in the Western Conference. A draw or loss would mean RSL could no longer win the Supporters' Shield.
  • This is the third meeting between these clubs. Each has won 3-1 once.
  • Fabian Espindola notched three assists against Chivas USA, a first in his career. Alvaro Saborio hit a hat trick in that match, his second of the season. He's now second on the goalscoring charts with 17.
  • The Galaxy haven't lost in seven matches.
  • Landon Donovan is joint-top in the league with 14 assists. Robbie Keane is tied for fourth in MLS with 14 goals.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

LA Galaxy

Real Salt Lake

Wins
3
2
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

LA Galaxy GAL
LA Galaxy LA Galaxy
Draw
Real Salt Lake RSL
Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake
48%
41%

Top 3 Predictions

LA Galaxy GAL
1 - 2
Real Salt Lake RSL
LA Galaxy GAL
3 - 1
Real Salt Lake RSL
LA Galaxy GAL
1 - 3
Real Salt Lake RSL

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