Look ahead to Seattle: Galaxy close the regular season

28 October 12:50 pm

Look ahead to Seattle: Galaxy close the regular season

By Adam Serrano

We're just hours away from tonight's LA Galaxy Regular Season Finale against the Seattle Sounders. Following tonight's match, the Galaxy will turn their focus to Thursday's First Round Knockout Round game against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at The Home Depot Center.

A few notes and links to get you to the match...

*Playoff Scenario update: The only way that the Galaxy can host MLS Cup Final is with a win on Sunday and if the Houston Dynamo advance out of the Eastern Conference. 

* Landon Donovan has declared himself fit and ready to play against Seattle.

* Also expected to participate is David Beckham, who is returning from left ankle soreness.

* Meanwhile on the defensive side of the ball, defender Omar Gonzalez and the LA defense are in the fine tuning process ahead of the MLS Cup Playoffs.

*Read Larry Morgan's preview to the match. 

*Lastly, check out my Three Points to the match. 

PREDICTED LINEUP: Saunders; Franklin, Meyer, Gonzalez, Dunivant; Wilhelmsson, Beckham, Juninho, Magee; Buddle, Keane 

Below Galaxy broadcaster Mark Rogondino gives his "Playoff 101" for those still unfamiliar with the new MLS Cup Playoff format.