LA Galaxy Bench: Rowe; Meyer, Leonardo; Courtois, Garcia, Jimenez, Villarrreal
Pablo Mastroeni took a knock in training. As a result Michael Stephens starts in place of Juninho in the middle, and perhaps as a result of that Robbie Rogers starts in the position Michael Stephens has claimed for the past few matches. Kofi Opare gets the start over Leonardo, perhaps expected. DeLaGarza doesn't make the bench after participating in the CCL match midweek.
Sounders FC Starting XI: Gspurning; Yedlin, Hurtado, Traore, Burch; Evans; Alonso, Moffat, Dempsey; Johnson, Neagle
Sounders FC Bench: Hahnemann, Caskey, Ianni, Rosales, Rose, Scott, Zavaleta.
The Sounders get Eddie Johnson and Michael Gspurning back, but are without the services of Obafemi Martins as expected. Likely will play in a diamond formation. Mauro Rosales starts on the bench while nursing an injury.
Third kits tonight. Keep an eye on Colorado vs. Vancouver; a Rapids loss ensures LA won't finish fifth.