Zlatan Ibrahimovic - LA Galaxy - ties shoes while sitting on a bench - training
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Zlatan on bench for Galaxy vs. LAFC; Dos Santos brothers, Alessandrini out

El Tráfico is here, and so is Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The LA Galaxy are set to host city rivals LAFC for the first time on Saturday (3 pm ET | FOX - full TV & streaming info), and if the hotly anticipated L.A. derby wasn't enough, what most observers suspected this week became official: Zlatan is available for the game and could make his Galaxy debut:

It's not all good news for the Galaxy, however. The Designated Player trio of Giovani dos Santos, Jonathan dos Santos and Romain Alessandrini will all miss out after picking up various knocks in the past few weeks.

On the black-and-gold side of things, LAFC head coach Bob Bradley named an unchanged starting XI from the one that has rattled off two straight victories to start its debut season: