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Played
July 4, 2012 10:40 PM EDT
Stubhub Center — Carson, California
Referee:‬ A. Villarreal‎
Attendance:‬ 27000‎
 
73′ Chad Barrett
Jack McInerney 45+1′
 
Michael Farfan 90+5′

MLS Preview: LA Galaxy - Philadelphia Union

Philly heads to California for a Fourth of July clash with a David Beckham-less Galaxy in an attempt to beat LA for the first time in franchise history.

By Zac Lee Rigg

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Saunders; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Lopes, Dunivant; Donovan, Sarvas, Juninho, Magee; Barrett, Keane.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Andrew Boyens (L sports hernia surgery); FW Edson Buddle (R knee surgery); MF Dan Keat (R knee surgery); DF Leonardo (R knee inflammation)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Omar Gonzalez (L knee surgery); MF Kyle Nakazawa (back spasms); FW Pat Noonan (R quad strain)
Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Valdes, G. Farfan; Adu, Gomez, Carroll, M. Farfan; McInerney, Pajoy.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Chandler Hoffman (L big toe fracture); FW Krystian Witkowski (concussion symptoms); DF Bakary Soumare (R knee meniscus recovery)

PROBABLE: DF Sheanon Williams (R big toe fracture recovery)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Los Angeles had a three-game winning streak snapped by the San Jose Earthquakes last weekend. The 'Quakes came back from two goals down to win 4-3.
  • The Union have never defeated the Galaxy. After three straight LA wins, the teams drew 1-1 on May 11 last year.
  • Galaxy forward Adam Cristman retired this week. The 27-year-old struggled with concussion, making only two appearances before moving to the Disabled List on May 25.
  • Interim coach John Hackworth dismissed scouting director Diego Gutierrez and youth academy director Alecko Eskandarian this week.
  • David Beckham is suspended for this match. The English midfielder has five assists and three goals -- two straight from set pieces -- this year.


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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
12Josh SaundersGoalkeeper
2Todd DunivantDefender
-David LopesDefender
4Omar GonzalezDefender
20A.J. DeLaGarzaDefender
8Marcelo Sarvas Striker
12Hector JimenezMidfielder
9Mike MageeMidfielder
19JuninhoMidfielder
7Robbie KeaneStriker
10Landon DonovanStriker
1Brian PerkGoalkeeper
5Sean FranklinDefender
21Tommy MeyerDefender
-Bryan GaulDefender
-Bryan JordanStriker
-Michael StephensMidfielder
19Chad BarrettStriker
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
22Carlos Enrique ValdesDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
30Freddy AduStriker
13Michael LahoudMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
26Keon DanielMidfielder
9Jack McInerneyStriker
1Chris KonopkaGoalkeeper
3Chris AlbrightDefender
28Ray GaddisDefender
-G. GómezMidfielder
20Roger TorresMidfielder
-L. PajoyStriker
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
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Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
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Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
Striker
Rangers
3 2