Look ahead to Vancouver: Galaxy Knockout Round match

01 November 5:46 pm

Look ahead to Vancouver: Galaxy Knockout Round match

By Adam Serrano

We’re just a few hours away from tonight’s Knockout Round clash between the LA Galaxy and Vancouver Whitecaps FC, here’s a few links to get you to the opening kickoff.

*David Beckham attests that this is no last hurrah for the Galaxy and there are no favorites in this series.

*LA has their handful as they look to break down the organized and counter-minded Whitecaps

*Vancouver captain Jay DeMerit attests that HDC is no house of horrors for his team.

KEY MATCHUPS:

TODD DUNIVANT vs. DANE RICHARDS

The wily Galaxy left back will have his hands full as he attempts to shut down the speedy Jamaican.

ROBBIE KEANE vs. JAY DEMERIT

Perhaps the biggest battle of the night, Keane will attempt to use his ball skills and speed to take on the physical Whitecaps defender.

DAVID BECKHAM vs. BARRY ROBSON

The battle of experienced midfielders will be pivotal as LA look to break down Vancouver.  

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

Lastly, check out my Three Points to the game