The California Clasico resumes with the Galaxy traveling north to Stanford Stadium, which expects a hefty crowd.
|San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Attakora, Hernandez, Morrow; Salinas, Baca, Cronin, Chavez; Gordon, Wondolowski.
OUT: Mike Fucito (R ankle sprain), Ty Harden (osteitis pubis)
QUESTIONABLE: Steven Beitashour (R quad contusion), Steven Lenhart (R knee inflammation)
|LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Gonzalez, Dunivant; Donovan, Juninho, Sarvas, Rogers; Zardes, Keane.||
OUT: Brian Perk (concussion)
QUESTIONABLE: Leonardo (L ankle sprain), Jack McBean (Fractured left clavicle), Michael Stephens (R Ankle Sprain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- The 'Quakes are riding a seven-game regular season unbeaten streak against the Galaxy dating back to August 2008.
- When these teams met in the playoffs last year, however, the Galaxy advanced, 3-2, on their way to the MLS Cup.
- In coach Mark Watson's second game in charge, San Jose lost to bottom-of-the-league D.C. United, 1-0. The Earthquakes are now eighth in the Western Conference with 18 points from 17 games.
- Los Angeles halted a three-game losing skid by beating neighbor Chivas USA last week. Gyasi Zardes scored his second career goal in the 1-0 win.
- The Galaxy are fourth in the West with 24 points from 16 games.