Galaxy look to stretch lead in West
January 22, 2010
THE HOME DEPOT CENTER
7 pm PT (no TV)
Games involving Galaxy: P12 W6 L2 T4; FC/gm: 33.7; Y/gm: 4.8; R: 3; pens: 2
Games involving Wizards: P8 W5 L3 T0; FC/gm: 28.0; Y/gm: 3.3; R: 3; pens: 0 INJURY REPORT: LOS ANGELES GALAXY – OUT: FW Carlos Ruiz (R ankle sprain); MF Peter Vagenas (groin strain); DOUBTFUL: DF Tyrone Marshall (L MCL sprain); QUESTIONABLE: DF Danny Califf (R MCL sprain); MF Ned Grabavoy (L foot contusion) ... KANSAS CITY WIZARDS – OUT: MD Preki (L fractured fibula/L dislocated ankle); FW Igor Simutenkov (L torn Achilles tendon) INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none SUSPENDED: none
YELLOW PERIL: LA: Peter Vagenas (10 CP in 2 gms)HEAD-TO-HEAD ALL-TIME (32 meetings): Galaxy 16 wins (0 shootout), 52 goals .., Wizards 13 wins (1 shootout), 38 goals ... 3 draws
AT LOS ANGELES (16 meetings): Galaxy 10 wins (0 shootout), 28 goals ... Wizards 3 wins (1 shootout), 13 goals ... 3 draws
LOS ANGELES GALAXY
The Los Angeles Galaxy were the only Western Conference team to win at the weekend, maintaining their league-best overall record with a 4-1 victory against the Dallas Burn at The Home Depot Center. The Galaxy lead in the West jumped to six points with the win, now with 18 points from nine matches, three ahead of the San Jose Earthquakes.
KANSAS CITY WIZARDS
The Kansas City Wizards lost for the first time in 2004 at Arrowhead Stadium, the league’s top defense allowing two goals in the final five minutes as the New England Revolution came from behind to claim a 3-2 victory at midweek. The Wizards remain in third place in the Western Conference with 11 points from nine matches, now seven points behind the West-leading Los Angeles Galaxy.