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September 1, 2012 10:10 PM EDT
Stubhub Center — Carson, California
Referee:‬ B. Toledo‎
Attendance:‬ 20168‎
 
41′ Juninho
 
 

MLS Preview: LA Galaxy - Vancouver Whitecaps

Vancouver has never beaten the Galaxy in MLS play, losing three and drawing one in the previous encounters.

By Zac Lee Rigg

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

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Leonardo (R knee inflammation)

QUESTIONABLE: FW Edson Buddle (R knee surgery); FW Landon Donovan (L hamstring strain); DF David Junior Lopes (L ankle sprain); MF Kyle Nakazawa (back spasms)
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Knighton; Thorrington, DeMerit, Bonjour, Rochat; Davidson, Watson; Camilo, Robson, Richards; Miller.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

PROBABLE: DF Andy O'Brien (R adductor strain); MF Gershon Koffie (R adductor strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • The Whitecaps are searching for a first-ever win over the Galaxy. This season they lost one and drew one, after losing both meetings without notching a goal in the 2011 clashes.
  • Vancouver is currently tied for the longest road losing streak in MLS, with five away defeats in a row.
  • These teams are in fourth and fifth in the Western Conference, the final two playoff positions.
  • Juninho has scored three goals in the last three MLS games.
  • Darren Mattocks is suspended for this match.


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Last Five Matches
Odds
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Available Squads
12Josh SaundersGoalkeeper
2Todd DunivantDefender
4Omar GonzalezDefender
20A.J. DeLaGarzaDefender
5Sean FranklinDefender
8Marcelo Sarvas Striker
12Hector JimenezMidfielder
9Mike MageeMidfielder
19JuninhoMidfielder
32David BeckhamMidfielder
7Robbie KeaneStriker
1Brian PerkGoalkeeper
21Tommy MeyerDefender
-Bryan GaulDefender
-Michael StephensMidfielder
9Edson BuddleStriker
33Jose VillarrealStriker
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
2Jordan HarveyDefender
6Jay DeMeritDefender
15Martin BonjourDefender
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
13Barry RobsonMidfielder
29Matthew WatsonMidfielder
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
31Russell TeibertMidfielder
9Kenny MillerStriker
-Dane RichardsStriker
-Joe CannonGoalkeeper
4Alain RochatDefender
-Carlyle MitchellDefender
23Atiba HarrisStriker
17Michael NanchoffMidfielder
-Etienne BarbaraStriker
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
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