NFL on Yahoo Sports:

MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - LA Galaxy
MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - LA Galaxy

View photo

MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - LA Galaxy

The LA Galaxy's tough schedule to kick off 2014 doesn't get any easier Saturday.

Fresh off being ousted by Tijuana in the CONCACAF Champions League midweek, the Galaxy (0-1-0) return to MLS action with a trip to face Real Salt Lake (1-0-1) at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

After Salt Lake eliminated the Galaxy in the Western Conference semifinals last fall, Nick Rimando stopped Robbie Keane's late penalty kick March 8 as RSL picked up a 1-0 season-opening win at the StubHub Center. In six matches over the past year, the clubs are 3-3-0 against each other.

MORE: Moyes gets lifeline | Bayern's Green joins USA

Two late goals from San Jose last weekend held RSL to a 3-3 draw and kept it from starting the Jeff Cassar era with two straight road wins. The Galaxy, meanwhile, struggled early and never fully recovered as they fell 4-2 in Tijuana, dropping the quarterfinal 4-3 on aggregate.

Although forwards Robbie Findley (patellar tendon) and Devon Sandoval (bone bruise) remain out, RSL could see center back Chris Schuler (foot) and playmaker Javier Morales (back) return to the fold Saturday.

For the Galaxy, left back Todd Dunivant could return to the starting lineup after playing 45 minutes against Tijuana on Tuesday. Center back Kofi Opare (abductor) and midfielder Robbie Rogers (ankle) remain questionable.

Follow GOAL.COM on Twitter

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NFL $15K Tournament [$2K to 1st] 2391/3410 $5 $15000 Today 8:30 PM Enter
NBA $15K Tournament [$2K to 1st] 89/3410 $5 $15000 Tomorrow 7:30 PM Enter
NHL $2K Tournament [$200 to 1st] 21/454 $5 $2000 Tomorrow 7:00 PM Enter
View Comments (0)