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LAFC vs. LA Galaxy MLS Playoffs: How to watch and stream

Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs Conference Semifinals
LAFC vs. LA Galaxy
Banc of California Stadium – Los Angeles
October 24 – 10:30 PM ET

TV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes, TSN, TVAS

Anyone who's followed the league in the last couple years knows that El Trafico – the rivalry match between LAFC and the LA Galaxy — has offered some of the most dramatic encounters in recent history. And that's just in the regular season.

That drama will now move to the playoffs, as the Galaxy's 2-1 Round One win at Minnesota set up a mouthwatering playoff clash between the city rivals. For LAFC, who posted a single season-record 72 points and a staggering plus-48 goal differential, the Galaxy remain the one equation they have been unable to solve.

Through two seasons, the five-time MLS champions have posted a 2W-0L-3D record against LAFC over a series of unforgettable encounters. The Galaxy took the first meeting between the two sides of 2019 on July 19, posting a 3-2 home win thanks to a dominant showing from hat trick hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic. LAFC managed a point in an equally wild 3-3 game at Banc of California on Aug. 25 that featured four goals in the first 16 minutes and saw LAFC claw back from a two-goal deficit.

Los Angeles Football Club

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Javier Perez (M) - left ACL tear
    • OUT: Alejandro Guido (M) - illness
    • OUT: Danilo Silva (D) - lumbar disc surgery
    • QUESTIONABLE: Mark-Anthony Kaye (M) - right hamstring strain
    • QUESTIONABLE: Rodolfo Zelaya (F) - left foot contusion
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution:  None
  • International duty:  None

LA Galaxy

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • QUESTIONABLE: Joe Corona (M) - toe injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: None
  • International duty:  None

Series Matchup at LAFC

  • LAFC: 0 wins, 5 goals
  • Galaxy: 0 wins, 5 goal
  • 2 draws

MLS Cup Playoffs

  • This is the first all-time meeting between LAFC and the LA Galaxy in the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs

Officials

  • Referee: Kevin Stott
  • Assistant Referees:  Brian Poeschel, Andrew Bigelow
  • 4th Official:  Christopher Penso
  • VAR:  Dave Gantar
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