LAG vs LAF: Los Angeles FC host city-rivals Los Angeles Galaxy in a marquee fixture in the Major League Soccer this week, hoping to win against them for the first time in five meetings.
LAFC have been the best team in the MLS this season, or the best ever to play in the league. For the wins, and the points they have racked up in the first 26 regular-season games is the best ever tally managed by any team in these many matches. Since beating Los Angeles last month, Galaxy have won just once in the next five league games, losing three times.
Los Angeles FC vs LA Galaxy Team News
Los Angeles FC Team News:
- 22-year-old midfielder Javier Perez is out for the rest of the season after suffering Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury.
- While Alejandro Guido remains a doubt for LAFC and will be assessed before the game.
LA Galaxy FC Team News:
- Centre-back Daniel Steres serves a ban here following a red card in the last league game.
- While Romain Alessandrini remains a long-term injury casualty for the seven-time MLS champions.
- Perry Kitchen is still suffering from a groin injury. He remains a doubt for the game.
Los Angeles FC vs LA Galaxy Playing 11
Los Angeles FC :
Miller (GK), Harvey, Segura, Zimmerman, Beitashour, Atuesta, Blessing, Kaye, Rossi, Vela, Diomande / Perez
LA Galaxy :
Bingham (GK), Skjelvik, Gonzalez, Polenta, Feltcher, Dos Santos, Lletget, Pavon, Favio Alvarez, Antuna, Zlatan Ibrahimovic