Landon Donovan's favorite victim rolls into town without a win since starting goalkeeper and former Galaxy netminder Kevin Hartman picked up an injury.
|Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Saunders; Franklin, Junior Lopes, DeLaGarza, Dunivant; Magee, Beckham, Juninho, Donovan; Buddle, Keane.
OUT: DF Omar Gonzalez (L knee surgery); DF Leonardo (R knee surgery); GK Brian Perk (sports hernia surgery)
QUESTIONABLE: MF David Beckham (back spasms); MF Mike Magee (L quad contusion)
|Chivas USA (4-5-1): Seitz; Loyd, John, Ihemelu, Benitez; Castillo, Jackson, Warshaw, Hernandez, Shea; Perez.
OUT: MF David Ferreira (R foot surgery); MF Ricardo Villar (R foot strain); MF Andrew Wiedeman (sports hernia repair)
QUESTIONABLE: MF Andrew Jacobson (R hamstring strain); GK Kevin Hartman (lower back spasms); Bryan Leyva (L ankle sprain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Dallas (11 points from eight matches), having played two extra games, has two extra points over the Galaxy (nine from six).
- These teams split home victories last season. However, FCD beat LA in Carson, Calif. to win the 2010 Western Conference Championship.
- Landon Donovan's favorite opponent is Dallas. He has 17 goals and 12 assists in 29 regular season games against the Texan team.
- Dallas hasn't won since Chris Seitz took over for the injured Kevin Hartman, losing 1-0 to the Vancouver Whitecaps and drawing 1-1 with Real Salt Lake.
- In the other net, Josh Saunders made his first penalty save in MLS against Omar Cummings to preserve a 2-1 road win last week.