LA Galaxy possible line-up to face LAFC in El Trafico
LA Galaxy will host crosstown rivals LAFC at Dignity & Health Sports Park in what is the most anticipated game of the season. This could be the starting XI for the home team.
LA Galaxy declares itself ready to face another battle in Los Angeles. The team led by Guillermo Barros Schelotto will play its fourth edition of 'El Trafico,' a game Galaxy haven't yet lost with one victory and two draws.
Galaxy has been erratic throughout this season, arriving at this game after losing two of its last three matches, with both losses being against its other Californian rivals, the San Jose Earthquakes.
There will be a lot of emotion surrounding El Trafico, and Galaxy for sure will want to prove they're the true Los Angeles kings; therefore, Barros Schelotto will set up with his best players to beat LAFC, highlighting his traditional 4-2-3-1 line-up with Zlatan up front.
Probable LA Galaxy lineup vs LAFC
Goalkeeper: David Bingham
The area will be dependent upon, as it has all season, David Bingham. The goalie has taken over in Galaxy's box, becoming one of Barros Schelotto's key pieces.
Defense: Romain Skjelvik, Giancarlo González, Daniel Steres, Rolf Feltscher
The defense is perhaps the weakest point of LA Galaxy this season, despite having two central defenders of the caliber of Giancarlo González and Daniel Steres, who will surely start again on Friday against LAFC. The full-backs will likely be Romain Skjelvik on the left side and Rolf Feltscher on the right.
Midfielders: Jonathan Dos Santos, Joe Corona, Uriel Antuna, Favio Álvarez, Efraín Álvarez
The midfield is where the team's stars are, with Jonathan Dos Santos and Joe Corona sharing the defensive role as usual. Uriel Antuna, Efraín Álvarez and Favio Álvarez will be in the offensive area behind Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Forward: Zlatan Ibrahimovic
The captain will take the attacking point of the squad, as he's the scorer of the team and its leader. Ibra has 13 goals, and at El Trafico he has a great scoring fight coming against Carlos Vela, as the Swedish Lion will surely want to prove all his quality.