The LA Galaxy have gone unbeaten in three straight, and hope to stay that way; on the road in their own stadium facing Chivas USA. The Home Depot Center is ready to rock, let's catch up on the relevant details for Saturday's Clasico:
Records: Galaxy (3-5-2, 11 pts); Chivas USA (3-6-1, 10 pts)
Location: Home Depot Center - Carson, Calif
Time: 7:30 p.m. PDT
TV: ESPN2 with Taylor Twelman, Max Bretos, and Alexi Lalas
Referee: Mark Geiger
Weather: Clear and 66 degrees
Goals Per Match: Galaxy 1.20; Chivas 0.60
Goals Allowed Per Match: Galaxy 1.50; Chivas 1.20
SuperClasico Home/Road History: All time between these two clubs, Chivas has only beaten the Galaxy once while designated the home team. The Galaxy have won six and there have been three draws.
Series History: The Galaxy are riding a six match win streak against Chivas USA, and are unbeaten against Chivas since August 23rd, 2007; a span of 11 matches.
Playing Both Sides: When Chivas traded David Junior Lopes to the Galaxy for Paolo Cardozo, two more players have the opportunity to play for both sides in the SuperClasico. Nine players have suited up for both sides of the Clasico, including Juan Pablo Angel and fan favorite Alan Gordan.
For more news and notes on Galaxy soccer, be sure to read LAG Confidential.