The Galaxy, unbeaten in five, heads up to Seattle with neither team able to count on much rest ahead of the Western Conference showdown.
|Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Johansson, Hurtado, Parke, Burch; Rosales, Evans, Alonso, Caskey; Johnson, Montero.
OUT: FW Babayele Sodade (R knee ACL tear); FW David Estrada (L foot fracture)
QUESTIONABLE: GK Andrew Weber (R adductor strain)
PROBABLE: MF Steve Zakuani (R leg fracture); MF Cordell Cato (L knee MCL sprain)
|LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Saunders; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Lopes, Garcia; Jimenez, Beckham, Sarvas, Magee; Keane, Donovan.
OUT: FW Edson Buddle (R knee surgery); DF Leonardo (R knee inflammation)
QUESTIONABLE: DF Andrew Boyens (L sports hernia surgery); DF Todd Dunivant (R calf hematoma); DF Omar Gonzalez (L knee surgery); MF Dan Keat (R knee surgery); MF Kyle Nakazawa (back spasms)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Neither of these teams comes into this match with much rest. Seattle beat Caledonia 3-1 in the CONCACAF Champions League. The Galaxy fell 5-1 to Real Madrid in a friendly.
- Earlier this season, on May 2, Seattle beat the Galaxy at home for the first time in MLS. Eddie Johnson and Fredy Montero scored in the 2-0 win.
- Johnson has scored five goals in his last six league games. He also notched the winner against Chelsea in the MLS All-Star Game.
- Robbie Keane has an even better record over the past month-plus. The Irish striker has scored five and assisted four times in the last six games, leading the Galaxy to a five-match unbeaten run.
- David Junior Lopes, Andy Rose and Eddie Johnson are all one booking away from a suspension.