LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini; Franklin, Gonzalez, DeLaGarza, Dunivant; Jimenez, Sarvas, Juninho, Rogers; Keane, Zardes.
QUESTIONABLE: Brian Perk (concussion)
Columbus Crew (4-2-3-1): Gruenebaum; Barson, Williams, Marshall, Wahl; O'Rourke, Sanchez; Anor, Higuain, Speas; Oduro.
OUT: Drew Beckie (L adductor strain), Ryan Finley (R Ankle Sprain), Eddie Gaven (L ACL rupture), Glauber (L ACL Rupture), Kyle Hyland (L Adductor Strain)
QUESTIONABLE: Agustin Viana (R hamstring strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
The Crew haven't beaten the Galaxy since 2009.
- Moreover, Columbus hasn't won against the Galaxy in LA since 2007, a run of four games.
- In last weekend's 3-2 loss to the 10-man San Jose Earthquakes, Landon Donovan recorded an assist to move tied for second in the all-time MLS list. He has 114, along with Carlos Valderrama. Steve Ralston assisted 135 in MLS.
- Each team has played 17 games. Los Angeles is fifth in the Western Conference with 24 points. Columbus is seventh in the East on 20 points.
- Federico Higuain is one of 32 Argentine players being investigated for passport falsification, according to a report in the Columbus Dispatch.