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Played
May 11, 2013 7:00 PM EDT
BC Place Stadium — Vancouver, British Columbia
Referee:‬ S. Stoica‎
Attendance:‬ 21000‎
 

MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - LA Galaxy

Vancouver hosts the reigning MLS Cup champions, desperately needing a win after a long barren spell.

By Keith Hickey

LA Galaxy's Robbie Keane scores vs. Vancouver Whitecaps
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Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, O'Brien, Rusin, Rochat; Reo-Coker, Koffie; Camilo, Kobayashi, Teibert; Hertzog.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Kenny Miller (R hamstring strain)

LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini; Franklin, Gonzalez, DeLaGarza, Cochrane; Donovan, Sarvas, Juninho, Magee; Rugg, Villarreal.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Jack McBean (Fractured left clavicle)
 
QUESTIONABLE: Carlo Cudicini (R leg strain), Landon Donovan (R leg strain), Todd Dunivant (L leg strain), Robbie Keane (L ankle)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Vancouver, after starting the season with back-to-back wins, has failed to win in seven straight games.

  • LA's Mike Magee is one of three players tied for the MLS lead in goals, with six.
  • Vancouver has been flagged for offside just 14 times, tied for the fewest in MLS.
  • LA's Marcelo Sarvas has committed the second-most fouls in MLS, 27, in just 696 minutes of play.
  • These teams met three times last season. Los Angeles won 3-0 and 2-0. There was also a 2-2 draw.


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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
-Joe CannonGoalkeeper
4Alain RochatDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
16J. LeverónDefender
40Andy O'BrienDefender
20Nigel Reo-CokerMidfielder
16Daigo KobayashiMidfielder
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
28Gershon KoffieMidfielder
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
11Darren MattocksStriker
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
2Jordan HarveyDefender
-Brad RusinDefender
31Russell TeibertMidfielder
23Kekuta MannehStriker
-Corey HertzogStriker
-Tom HeinemannStriker
23Carlo CudiciniGoalkeeper
4Omar GonzalezDefender
5Sean FranklinDefender
20A.J. DeLaGarzaDefender
8Marcelo Sarvas Striker
12Hector JimenezMidfielder
16Greg CochraneMidfielder
9Mike MageeMidfielder
19JuninhoMidfielder
10Landon DonovanStriker
33Jose VillarrealStriker
12Brian RoweGoalkeeper
21Tommy MeyerDefender
22LeonardoDefender
23Colin ClarkMidfielder
25Rafa GarcíaMidfielder
-Michael StephensMidfielder
11Gyasi ZardesStriker
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