|LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Gonzalez, Cochrane; Stephens, Juninho, Sarvas, Magee; Donovan, McBean.
OUT: Brian Perk (sports hernia), Gyasi Zardes (fractured 5th metatarsel)
QUESTIONABLE: Kenney Walker (fractured 5th metatarsel), Mike Magee (right leg soreness)
|Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Myers, Collin, Besler, Sinovic; Uri, Nagamura, Feilhaber; Zusi, Bieler, Sapong.
OUT: Teal Bunbury (L knee sprain), Jacob Peterson (R shoulder sprain)
QUESTIONABLE: C.J. Sapong (lumbar spine strain)
- Kansas City won the only meeting between these teams last year, 1-0 in Sporting Park. Sporting KC hasn't lost in LA against the Galaxy since 2007.
- Sporting hasn't conceded in five games, giving up just six shots on target over that spell, half of which came during a 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls on Wednesday.
- Los Angeles was the last unbeaten team in the league until last week when it dropped a 1-0 decision in Dallas.
- Landon Donovan made his first MLS start of the season against Dallas and had a penalty kick saved. Donovan has scored 28 of his 32 MLS penalties throughout his career.
- Leonardo is suspended for this game.
- Sports & Recreation
- Sporting Kansas City
- LA Galaxy
- Kenney Walker
- Teal Bunbury