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  • August 5, 2012
  • • 9:10 PM
  • • CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
  • Referee: C. Penso
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MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - LA Galaxy

The Galaxy, unbeaten in five, heads up to Seattle with neither team able to count on much rest ahead of the Western Conference showdown.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Johansson, Hurtado, Parke, Burch; Rosales, Evans, Alonso, Caskey; Johnson, Montero.

INJURY REPORT

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.

INJURY REPORT

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.

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Available Squads
81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
6Patrick IanniDefender
5Adam JohanssonDefender
-L. GonzálezDefender
2Jeff ParkeDefender
3Brad EvansMidfielder
6Osvaldo AlonsoMidfielder
7Eddie JohnsonStriker
7Mauro RosalesStriker
12Alex CaskeyMidfielder
17Fredy MonteroStriker
33Andrew WeberGoalkeeper
4Marc BurchDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
7Steve ZakuaniMidfielder
5Andy RoseMidfielder
8Christian TiffertMidfielder
26S. OchoaStriker
12Josh SaundersGoalkeeper
-David LopesDefender
4Omar GonzalezDefender
5Sean FranklinDefender
20A.J. DeLaGarzaDefender
-Bryan GaulDefender
8Marcelo Sarvas Striker
19JuninhoMidfielder
32David BeckhamMidfielder
7Robbie KeaneStriker
10Landon DonovanStriker
-Brian PerkGoalkeeper
2Todd DunivantDefender
21Tommy MeyerDefender
12Hector JimenezMidfielder
9Mike MageeMidfielder
-Michael StephensMidfielder
33Jose VillarrealStriker

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