LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season Week 19
LA Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes
Dignity Health Sports Complex - Carson
July 12 - 11:00 PM ET

TV: UniMás
STREAMING: Twitter, MLS LIVE on DAZN in Canada

Round 2 of the Cali Clasico takes place Friday night at Dignity Health Sports Park with the LA Galaxy looking to avenge a 3-0 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes at Stanford Stadium June 29. 

The Galaxy (11-7-1) bounced back from that defeat to knock off Toronto FC, 2-0, in Carson on July 4. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored both goals in the final quarter hour as the Galaxy ended a three-match home losing streak, and gave them their first MLS win at home since April 28.

The Earthquakes (8-7-4) moved up to sixth in the West following a 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake at Avaya Stadium Saturday night as Danny Hoesen came off the bench to score the stoppage-time winner. It was San Jose's third win in its last four games.

LA Galaxy

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Romain Alessandrini (M) - knee surgery
    • QUESTIONABLE: Chris Pontius (M) - hamstring injury
    • QUESTIONABLE: Sebastian Lletget (M) - pelvis injury
  • Suspended: Diego Polenta (D)
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty:  None

San Jose Earthquakes

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Anibal Godoy (M) - abdomen surgery
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: Harold Cummings (D), Marcos Lopez (D)
  • International duty: None

Series Matchup at Galaxy

  • Galaxy: 20 wins, 60 goals
  • Earthquakes: 6 wins, 39 goals
  • 6 draws


  • Referee: Nima Saghafi
  • Assistant Referees: Logan Brown, Mike Rottersman
  • 4th Official: Rosendo Mendoza
  • VAR: Chico Grajeda

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