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LA Galaxy vs. Sporting Kansas City: Lineups, match thread, and more

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The LA Galaxy are going with a bit of a classic lineup, with Landon Donovan in the midfield in the 2012 back line together for only the second time this season.

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The LA Galaxy have released their starting lineup for tonight, and it is a bit of a return to the normalcy of 2012. Landon Donovan and Mike Magee start at the wide midfielder positions, and the 2012 back line starts again for only the second time this season.

football formationsA return to the 2012 LA Galaxy backline, with McBean starting up top


Sean Franklin, Robbie Keane, and Todd Dunivant all return from injury. This forces Michael Stephens, Greg Cochrane, and Hector Jimenez (who all started last week) to the bench.

Jack McBean is Robbie Keane's partner up top, though Jose Villarreal is on the bench even though he was listed as questionable. Greg Cochrane is also available, after a solid showing last week.

LA Galaxy subs: Rowe, Meyer, Cochrane, Garcia, Stephens, Jimenez, Villarreal

Sporting Kansas City: Nielsen; Myers, Collin, Besler, Sinovic; Nagamua, Rosell, Felhaber; Zusi, Biesler, Sapong

Sporting Kansas City comes out in theier 4-3-3 with Zusi and Sapong as wingers.

SKC Subs: Kronberg, Opara, Jerome, Olum, Joseph, Convey, Saad