LA Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season - Week 9
LA Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake
Dignity Health Sports Park — Carson
April 28 - 8:00 PM ET


After a midweek draw in Minnesota, the LA Galaxy return home and hope to extend an unbeaten run against a Real Salt Lake squad that is looking for a third straight victory when the Western Conference foes meet Sunday in Carson.

The Galaxy (6-1-1) had a five-match winning streak snapped Wednesday night at Allianz Field when they played Minnesota United FC to a 0-0 draw. It was only the second game this season they were held without a goal.

Real Salt Lake (3-4-1) defeated FC Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium in Week 8, winning 3-0 with Albert Rusnak scoring a brace and San Johnson adding his second goal.

LA Galaxy

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Perry Kitchen (M) - foot injury
    • OUT: Rolf Feltscher (D) - groin injury
    • OUT: Romain Alessandrini (M) - knee surgery
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty: None

Real Salt Lake

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Jordan Allen (M) - knee injury, out for season
    • OUT: Erik Holt (D) - ankle injury
    • OUT: Everton Luiz (M) - knee injury
    • OUT: Nick Rimando (GK) - knee injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Marcelo Silva (D) - hamstring injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Luke Mulholland (M) - back injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: Kyle Beckerman (M)
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Galaxy

  • Galaxy: 11 wins, 35 goals
  • RSL: 7 wins, 31 goals
  • 2 draws


  • Referee: Joe Dickerson
  • Assistant Referees: Adam Garner, Eduardo Mariscal
  • 4th Official: Victor Rivas
  • VAR: Kevin Stott