Dom Kinnear brings back David Bingham, moves Julian Araujo back to right back, puts Sebastian Lletget as the No. 10 and brings Ethan Zubak in up top.
RSL bring Justin Meram back into the XI after their midweek loss in San Jose.
You’ve probably heard by now that the Galaxy fired Guillermo Barros Schelotto on Thursday, after a dreadful 5-2 loss at the Portland Timbers the day before. In steps Kinnear, at least for the final three games of this season, with LA technically still alive in the playoff race, remarkably, but with the aim more likely just to return some dignity to the club with a good performance and/or result.
The Galaxy will face an RSL side who are themselves below the playoff line and playing for their season, so they’ll be up for this one. After falling 2-0 to the San Jose Earthquakes, it’s desperation time for Freddy Juarez’s squad, who have won one of their last seven games.
So it’s last chance saloon for both teams, one with a new coach at the helm, the other not. Will the Galaxy see a boost with Kinnear in charge, or will the hurt continue? It’s going to be a fascinating watch.
According to our friends at DraftKings Sportsbook, as of Friday evening, LA are (+108), RSL are (+220) and a draw is at (+320). So the Galaxy get a slight edge here, possibly through the old new coach bounce?
How to Watch:
Sunday’s match between LA and RSL will be televised locally on Spectrum SportsNet, and in the rest of the United States on ESPN+. The broadcast is scheduled to start at 7:30 pm PT with kickoff to follow.
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