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  • July 18, 2012
  • • 10:10 PM
  • • BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Referee: S. Petrescu
  • • Attendance: 21000
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MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - LA Galaxy

MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - LA Galaxy

Stephen Dunn

New Whitecaps DP Kenny Miller will try and lead Vancouver to its first-ever result against the Galaxy.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, Bonjour, DeMerit, Harvey; Koffie, Richards; Le Toux, Robson, Camilo; Mattocks.

INJURY REPORT

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.

INJURY REPORT

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

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Whitecaps

LA Galaxy

Wins
0
1
4
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Whitecaps
Draw
LA Galaxy GAL
LA Galaxy LA Galaxy
75%

Top 3 Predictions

Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
1 - 3
LA Galaxy GAL
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
1 - 2
LA Galaxy GAL
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
0 - 2
LA Galaxy GAL

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