Saturday is big day for soccer fans in Los Angeles, with two game of interest. First, the L.A. Galaxy travel to San Jose to face the Earthquakes, but the headliner is tonight's 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final at the Rose Bowl, between Team USA and Mexico. It is the third straight Gold Cup final meeting between the two countries. Josie Becker wrote a preview of the Gold Cup final for your perusal.
In addition to the fine soccer writing Becker provides SB Nation Los Angeles, she is also managing the new SB Nation soccer blog LAG Confidential, covering the Galaxy and soccer from all local angles. The site is new this week, but already has several posts for your review:
- An analysis of the Gold Cup final â†µ
- A preview of tonight's California Clasico between the Galaxy and San Jose â†µ
- A report on the Galaxy getting fined $5,000 for violating the MLS policy regarding injury reports. â†µ
Today's Galaxy game will be at 3:30 p.m. PDT, and is televised on Fox Sports Channel. The Gold Cup final will start at 6 p.m., and is also on Fox Soccer Channel. For more Galaxy news and information, as well as all your local soccer news, be sure to read LAG Confidential.