New Whitecaps DP Kenny Miller will try and lead Vancouver to its first-ever result against the Galaxy.
|Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, Bonjour, DeMerit, Harvey; Koffie, Richards; Le Toux, Robson, Camilo; Mattocks.||
OUT: FW Eric Hassli (R ankle strain); FW Omar Salgado (R foot fracture);
DOUBTFUL: MF John Thorrington (R quad strain);
QUESTIONABLE: FW Atiba Harris (R knee surgery recovery)
|LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Saunders; Franklin, Gonzalez, DeLaGarza, Dunivant; Jimenez, Beckham, Sarvas, Stephens; Keane, Donovan.
OUT: DF Andrew Boyens (L sports hernia surgery); FW Edson Buddle (R knee surgery); MF Dan Keat (R knee surgery); DF Leonardo (R knee inflammation);
QUESTIONABLE: DF Omar Gonzalez (L knee surgery); MF Mike Magee (R shin hematoma); MF Kyle Nakazawa (back spasms); FW Pat Noonan (R quad strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- The Whitecaps are returning home after a five-game road swing, which ended with back-to-back losses in Toronto and Chicago.
- The Galaxy won its second game in a row Saturday night, winning 5-3 against the Portland Timbers at Jeld-Wen Field.
- The Galaxy defeated Vancouver 3-0 on June 23 at The Home Depot Center. Robbie Keane, Mike Magee and Landon Donovan scored the goals. Vancouver is 0-3-0 against LA all-time.
- Landon Donovan became the sixth player in MLS history to reach 100 assists in the win versus Portland. Donovan has the most assists among active players.
- Vancouver defender/midfielder Alain Rochat is suspended for this match with caution accumulation
- New Whitecaps DP Kenny Miller could make his debut in this match