The City of Angels vs. the City by the Bay. The SoCal-NorCal rivalry stretches far up the California coast.
The LA Galaxy find themselves all the way down to 17th in the Week 11 Power Rankings after dropping a 1-0 contest to Chivas USA in their first SuperClásico defeat to their Home Depot Center co-tenants since September 13, 2007.
And entering Wednesday night's visit from second-place San Jose (10:30 pm ET, MLS Live) – who they're 13 points behind in the Western Conference standings – things aren't going to get any easier for Bruce Arena's side in the first California Clasico encounter of the season.
Despite the uncharacteristic underachievement so far this campaign from the defending MLS Cup champs, their rivalries with Chivas USA and the San Jose Earthquakes are still two of the best in the league. The question is: Which one is better?