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March 17, 2013 5:07 PM EDT
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MLS Preview: LA Galaxy - Chivas USA

The 26th SuperClasico concludes MLS Rivalry Week with the only derby in the league, pitting the Goats against the reigning champ.

By Zac Lee Rigg

LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini; Dunivant, Gonzalez, DeLaGarza, Franklin; Clark, Sarvas, Juninho, Magee; Keane, Villarreal.

Injury Report:

OUT: Kenney Walker (fractured 5th metatarsel), Gyasi Zardes (fractured 5th metatarsel)

QUESTIONABLE: Bryan Gaul (L high ankle sprain)
Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; Villafaña, Velazquez, Burling, de Luna; Courtois, Mejia, Minda, Bolaños; Bowen, Agudelo.

Injury Report:

OUT: Walter Vilchez (L knee MCL sprain, L ankle sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: Daniel Antunez (L groin strain)

  • In 25 all-time meetings, Chivas USA has only won four.
  • The Goats won the first meeting of the SuperClasico last year thanks to a Jose Correa penalty. The Galaxy won the next two, including a 4-0 trouncing.
  • Los Angeles also won by that scoreline its only MLS game in 2013, against the Chicago Fire. Since, the MLS Cup champion has advanced to the semifinal of the CONCACAF Champions League over Costa Rica side Herediano.
  • This rivalry averages 2.4 goals a game.
  • Chivas USA has scored 14 of its 20 goals against the Galaxy in the second half.

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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 6, 2014 Chivas USA 0 - Los Angeles Galaxy 3
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 6, 2013 Los Angeles Galaxy 5 - Chivas USA 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 23, 2013 Chivas USA 0 - Los Angeles Galaxy 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 17, 2013 Los Angeles Galaxy 1 - Chivas USA 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 12, 2012 Chivas USA 0 - Los Angeles Galaxy 4
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Last Five Matches
Team News
Available Squads
23Carlo CudiciniGoalkeeper
2Todd DunivantDefender
4Omar GonzalezDefender
5Sean FranklinDefender
20A.J. DeLaGarzaDefender
8Marcelo Sarvas Striker
23Colin ClarkMidfielder
9Mike MageeMidfielder
7Robbie KeaneStriker
33Jose VillarrealStriker
12Brian RoweGoalkeeper
21Tommy MeyerDefender
12Hector JimenezMidfielder
25Rafa GarcíaMidfielder
-Michael StephensMidfielder
32Jack McBeanStriker
1Dan KennedyGoalkeeper
2Bobby BurlingDefender
33M. de LunaDefender
-J. VelásquezDefender
-E. MejíaMidfielder
18Josue SotoMidfielder
15Eric AvilaMidfielder
30O. MindaMidfielder
-J. MoralesStriker
16J. AgudeloStriker
-J. CorreaStriker
28Tim MeliaGoalkeeper
5Carlos BorjaDefender
51M. BolañosMidfielder
20Carlos AlvarezMidfielder
-Marvin IrahetaMidfielder
7Tristan BowenStriker
-G. CasillasStriker
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
Bradley Wright-Phillips Bradley Wright-Phillips
NY Red Bulls
4 1