The last injury report for the LA Galaxy, filed five days ago on June 7th, listed Jack McBean as out with a fractured left clavicle. Todd Dunivant and Leonardo also were on the list as questionable, Dunivant with a left quad strain and Leonardo with a left ankle sprain.
Thus it is good news that all three players have returned to practice in some capacity. MLSSoccer.com's Scott French was on the scene with the story:
Todd Dunivant back for @LAGalaxy, says he feels "1000 times" better than his first two returns from the leg injury. Will play Sat vs.LABlues— Scott French (@ScottJFrench) June 12, 2013
With a match on Wednesday, it'll be interesting to see how personnel is managed Saturday against the LA Blues. It's possible Jack McBean could see some time as he continues his return, thought it doesn't look like Leonardo is back to full contact.
Jack McBean also back in training for @LAGalaxy. Leonardo working on the sidelines.— Scott French (@ScottJFrench) June 12, 2013
Jose Villarreal will have joined up with the US U-20's, but LA will get Robbie Keane back in the next few days. Omar Gonzalez won't be back in time for Wednesday's tilt with the Portland Timbers.
Looking ahead, one can imagine a lineup looking something like this next Wednesday:
Cudicini; Franklin, Meyer, DeLaGarza, Dunivant; Sarvas, Juninho, Rogers; Zardes, Keane, Donovan
or if Arena wants to go back to the less exciting 4-4-2
Cudicini; Franklin, Meyer, DeLaGarza, Dunivant; Donovan, Sarvas, Juninho, Rogers; Zardes, Keane
This would put recent starters Michael Stephens, Hector Jimenez, and Greg Cochrane back into the reserve pool.