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MLS Preview: LA Galaxy - Sporting Kansas City

MLS Preview: LA Galaxy - Sporting Kansas City

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Sporting KC hasn't conceded a goal in five league games or lost away to LA Galaxy since 2007.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Gonzalez, Cochrane; Stephens, Juninho, Sarvas, Magee; Donovan, McBean.

Injury Report:

OUT: Brian Perk (sports hernia), Gyasi Zardes (fractured 5th metatarsel)

QUESTIONABLE: Kenney Walker (fractured 5th metatarsel), Mike Magee (right leg soreness)
Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Myers, Collin, Besler, Sinovic; Uri, Nagamura, Feilhaber; Zusi, Bieler, Sapong.

Injury Report:

OUT: Teal Bunbury (L knee sprain), Jacob Peterson (R shoulder sprain) 

QUESTIONABLE: C.J. Sapong (lumbar spine strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Kansas City won the only meeting between these teams last year, 1-0 in Sporting Park. Sporting KC hasn't lost in LA against the Galaxy since 2007.
  • Sporting hasn't conceded in five games, giving up just six shots on target over that spell, half of which came during a 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday.
  • Los Angeles was the last unbeaten team in the league until last week when it dropped a 1-0 decision in Dallas.
  • Landon Donovan made his first MLS start of the season against Dallas and had a penalty kick saved. Donovan has scored 28 of his 32 MLS penalties throughout his career.
  • Leonardo is suspended for this game.

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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
23Carlo CudiciniGoalkeeper
2Todd DunivantDefender
4Omar GonzalezDefender
5Sean FranklinDefender
20A.J. DeLaGarzaDefender
8Marcelo Sarvas Striker
9Mike MageeMidfielder
19JuninhoMidfielder
7Robbie KeaneStriker
10Landon DonovanStriker
32Jack McBeanStriker
12Brian RoweGoalkeeper
21Tommy MeyerDefender
12Hector JimenezMidfielder
25Rafa GarcíaMidfielder
-Michael StephensMidfielder
16Greg CochraneMidfielder
33Jose VillarrealStriker
1Jimmy NielsenGoalkeeper
5Matt BeslerDefender
7Chance MyersDefender
15Seth SinovicDefender
78Aurellien CollinDefender
6Paulo NagamuraMidfielder
8Graham ZusiStriker
10Benny FeilhaberMidfielder
-Oriol RosellStriker
16Claudio BielerStriker
17C.J. SapongStriker
18Eric KronbergGoalkeeper
3Ike OparaDefender
13Lawrence OlumMidfielder
-Meshack JeromeDefender
19Peterson JosephMidfielder
15Bobby ConveyMidfielder
22Soony SaadStriker

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