In a rematch of the 2011 and 2012 MLS Cup finals, Los Angeles hosts fellow AEG-owned club Houston.
|LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini, Franklin, DeLaGarza, Gonzalez, Dunivant; Donovan, Juninho, Sarvas, Magee; Keane, Villarreal.
QUESTIONABLE: Brian Perk (sports hernia - underwent surgery on March 16)
|Houston Dynamo (4-4-2): Hall; Sarkodie, Brunner, Boswell, Ashe; Boniek Garcia, Clark, Moffat, Driver; Bruin, Barnes.
OUT: Calen Carr (L knee), Omar Cummings (R knee), Tyler Deric (L ankle)
QUESTIONABLE: Brad Davis (R adductor), Adam Moffat (L hamstring), Cam Weaver (Lower back)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Los Angeles beat Houston in the last two MLS Cup finals.
- The Galaxy have beaten the Dynamo in the last six meetings at the Home Depot Center, a streak stretching back to 2007.
- Despite missing Carlo Cudicini, Robbie Keane, Landon Donovan and Todd Dunivant, LA beat Real Salt Lake 2-0 in Utah last week. Charlie Rugg scored on his professional debut and Mike Magee moved took the joint lead for scoring in MLS with his sixth goal this season. Brian Rowe and Gyasi Zardes also made their debuts.
- In a 1-1 draw with the Colorado Rapids last week, Houston set an MLS record with its 30th consecutive unbeaten game at home.
- Brad Davis is suspended for this match.