Match Preview

Match Preview presented by ECHO Outdoor Power: Charlotte FC vs. LA Galaxy | March 5, 2022

LOS ANGELES (Thursday, March 3, 2022) – Following a 1-0 win over New York City FC in their 2022 MLS regular season home opener at Dignity Health Sports Park on Feb. 27, the LA Galaxy (1-0-0, 3 points) travel to face expansion side Charlotte FC (0-1-0, 0 points) in front of an expected crowd of 75,000 fans at Bank of America Stadium (4:30 p.m. PT; FOX, FOX Deportes) on Saturday, March 5.

Saturday’s match marks the first-ever meeting between LA and Charlotte. In the home-opening shutout win over NYCFC, forward Javier “Chicharito” Hernández tallied the game-winning goal, while defender Raheem Edwards notched the game-winning assist in his debut for the Galaxy. Notably, Edwards was named to the MLS Team of the Week for Week 1 following the victory against New York City.

Following the conclusion of training on Wednesday, March 2, LA Galaxy Head Coach Greg Vanney and select players will be available to media via a virtual videoconference call beginning at 12:45 p.m. PT. Connection details for the call as well as the postgame press conferences connection details are detailed in the schedule below.