LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL COLISEUM
LOS ANGELES, Calif.
7 pm PT (FSN-W2; TD)
The fourth league Super Clasíco in the history of the two clubs becomes the first to be played away from The Home Depot Center, as Chivas USA and Los Angeles Galaxy head downtown to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for a doubleheader with Mexico's superclasíco, a friendly between CD Guadalajara and Club América. The Galaxy have had the measure of stadium-mates Chivas in this first season, winning all three league encounters and their tie in the U.S. Open Cup, but now they play a league game at the Coliseum for the first time in MLS history having not won away from Carson this season, their only "road" win a 2-0 victory in the May meeting.
REFEREE: Abbey Okulaja. SAR (bench): George Gansner; JAR (opposite): David Bragg; 4th: Jair Marrufo
MLS Career: 34 games; FC/gm: 31.0; Y/gm: 3.6; R: 3; pens: 11
Games involving Chivas USA: P1 W0 L0 T1; FC/gm: 29.0; Y/gm: 2.0; R: 0; pens: 0
Games involving Galaxy: P8 W2 L4 T2; FC/gm: 30.8; Y/gm: 3.6; R: 0; pens: 3
INJURY REPORT: CHIVAS USA - OUT: FW Thiago Martins (R foot plantar fascitis); MF Francisco Gomez (L quadriceps strain); FW Matt Taylor (L adductor strain); DF Victor Arbelaez (L adductor strain); PROBABLE: MF Hector Cuadros (concussion) ... LOS ANGELES GALAXY - QUESTIONABLE: DF Tyrone Marshall (R hamstring strain); DF Ben Benditson (sports hernia)
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none
SUSPENDED: CHV: DF Esteban Arias (through Aug. 10) ... LA: MF Paulo Nagamura (21 CP; through Aug. 10)
WARNINGS: CHV: Hector Cuadros (16 CP); Thiago Martins (10 CP in 2 gms); Antonio Martinez (17 CP); Isaac Romo (16 CP)
ALL-TIME (3 meetings): Chivas USA 0 wins, 1 goal ...Galaxy 3 wins, 7 goals ... 0 draws
AS CHIVAS HOME GAME: Chivas USA 0 wins, 0 goals ... Galaxy 1 win, 2 goals ... 0 draws
LAST LEAGUE MEETING
Chivas USA followed a victory with a loss for the second consecutive instance, seeing a halftime lead overcome as Real Salt Lake claimed a 2-1 victory at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Chivas remain in sixth place in the Western Conference with 12 points from 21 matches, seven behind fifth-place RSL and now 12 out of the fourth and final playoff place held by Colorado Rapids.
LOS ANGELES GALAXY
The Los Angeles Galaxy continued their recent rocky patch and remained unsuccessful away from The Home Depot Center, falling 2-0 to the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night. The Galaxy now have just one win in their last 10 matches and have yet to win this season away from southern California, still in third place in the West with 29 points from 21 matches, but now just five points ahead of the fourth-place Rapids and six behind second-place FC Dallas.