In the jockeying for positions in the Western Conference, the Galaxy host Camilo and the Vancouver Whitecaps.
|LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Gonzalez, Dunivant; Jimenez, Juninho, Sarvas, Rogers; Keane, Zardes.
|Vancouver Whitecaps (4-3-3): Knighton; YP Lee, Rusin, Leveron, Harvey; Reo-Coker, Davidson, Koffie; Hertzog, Miller, Camilo.
OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)
QUESTIONABLE: Erik Hurtado (L foot sprain), Andy OʼBrien (R hamstring strain)
- Russell Teibert scored his first MLS goals when these teams met earlier in the season. Vancouver won 3-1, its first ever win over the Galaxy. Previously, Los Angeles had outscored the Whitecaps 14-2 in four wins and a draw.
- Vancouver is the only team unbeaten at home in MLS this year.
- Camilo Sanvezzo leads the league in scoring, with 12. He's scored nine in the last seven games. Robbie Keane is second in MLS with eight assists. He has also added seven goals.
- Marcelo Sarvas scored for the third time in four games when the Galaxy lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers. Los Angeles is fifth in the West with 30 points from 20 games.
- Vancouver, third in the West, has 32 points from 19 games.