LA Galaxy take on Colorado Rapids and Vancouver Whitecaps | Weekly Schedule

The Galaxy face the Rapids and Whitecaps with both games on TWC SportsNet and TWC Deporte

CARSON, Calif. (Monday, Aug. 18, 2014) – The LA Galaxy (9-5-7, 34 points) will play in two matches this week, first traveling to take on the Colorado Rapids (8-10-6, 30 points) at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Wednesday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. PT before returning to StubHub Center for a match against the Vancouver Whitecaps (7-4-12, 33 points) Saturday, Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m. PT, with both games broadcast live on Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes.

Bruce Arena’s side has lost just twice in the past 13 matches and is currently tied for the fewest goals allowed in Major League Soccer this season with just 23. The Galaxy also possess the second-best goal differential in MLS with +12.

The Galaxy will face the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday for the second of three matches this year. In their first meeting this year, the Galaxy lost 1-0 to the Rapids on the road. All time, LA are 32-24-7 against their Western Conference counterparts and 3-5-2 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

When the Galaxy return to StubHub Center for Saturday’s match against Vancouver, it will mark the third and final time the two sides face off this year, with the Galaxy going 1-0-1 in the previous two matches. The Galaxy have recorded eight wins and lost just one match against Vancouver in 12 all-time meetings, including a 6-0-0 record against the Whitecaps at home.

With a goal against Columbus Crew on Saturday, LA Galaxy Homegrown Player Gyasi Zardes continues his goal-scoring streak, having netted nine goals in the last 10 games. He has now recorded 10 goals on the year, bringing his career total to 14 in two years with the Galaxy. 

Galaxy Training Schedule (All times Pacific)

Date

Start Time

Location

Monday, Aug. 18

Training in Columbus

Tuesday, Aug. 19

Travel to Denver

Wednesday, Aug. 20

6:00 p.m.

MLS: LA Galaxy at Colorado Rapids – Dick’s Sporting Goods Park – Time Warner Cable SportsNet & Time Warner Cable Deportes

Thursday, Aug. 21

Travel to Los Angeles

Friday, Aug. 22

10 a.m.

StubHub Center – University Field #1

Saturday, Aug. 23

7:30 p.m.

MLS: LA Galaxy vs. Vancouver Whitecaps – StubHub Center – Time Warner Cable SportsNet & Time Warner Cable Deportes

Sunday, Aug. 24

Team Off

Monday, Aug. 25

10 a.m.

StubHub Center – University Field #1

Media availability will take place fieldside following training on select days. Media members wishing to attend training are asked to contact the Galaxy Communications Department prior to the session that you wish to attend. Please be advised that training sessions vary in length so be sure to arrive as close to the start of training as possible.

Interview Requests outside of these time periods can be made via email with the Galaxy Communications Department at mediarequests@lagalaxy.com or by contacting any member of the Department.

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