“Carlos works a little [in training], which is always important to all of us, “Bradley said.” Carlos ’situation will continue to be studied, and we will make the decision. “
A match between the two of them Mexico the international has been preparing for eight years and has the potential to finally come together on Saturday night when one of the best rivalries in MLS takes place in Los Angeles.
Saturday’s game will be much closer to home for both and will make the rivalry known as “Traffic“another affair you must see.
Vela is trying to get back on the field after an injury to his right quadriceps prevented him in the last two games for LAFC (1-0-2, 5 points), both 1-1, at home against the Seattle Sounders and still away last weekend against the Houston Dynamo .
Hernandez scored five combined goals in the Galaxy’s first two games, both wins, but was in control during Sunday’s 3-0 defeat to Seattle. Galaxy (2-1-0, 6 points) will have Sebastian Lletget for Saturday’s game after the midfielder served a two-game suspension for using a homophobic stain.
“Of course we know that LAFC is not the same team when a player like Carlos Vela is not on the field; we all know that,” Hernandez said. “But we have to be respectful of the team and the players they have because they are a very good team.”
The Galaxy leads the overall series 4-3-3, and both teams have won twice last season.
Galaxy won 4-3 in the first meeting of 2018 Zlatan Ibrahimovic debuted in MLS and scored two goals. LAFC won the only playoff match between the teams, 5-3 in 2019.
Reuters information was used in this report.