Can LAFC be stopped? Who can the Galaxy rely on besides Zlatan Ibrahimovic? Here's everything you need to know for Friday's Los Angeles derby.
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Bob Bradley understands the hype around the "El Trafico" rivalry between LAFC and LA Galaxy but says it's just another game in a long season.
LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said he is "by far" still the best player in MLS even compared to LAFC's Carlos Vela.
Adama Diomande scored twice and Lee Nguyen notched a pair of assists as visiting Los Angeles FC posted a 3-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo.
Minnesota United sent out a stunning warning to its potential U.S. Open Cup rivals, defeating New Mexico United 6-1 in Wednesday's quarterfinal.
After a wobble, LAFC were back to their best this week. No team looks able to catch them in the title race, let alone ESPN's MLS Power Rankings.
Carlos Vela set up a pair of first-half goals as LAFC spotted the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps one goal and then scored six straight for a 6-1 win.
Carlos Vela added to his MLS goal-scoring lead, while Christian Ramirez and Diego Rossi also added scores, as LAFC beat Sporting Kansas City.
Gerardo "Tata" Martino said any Mexico international is welcome back to the team except for LAFC's Carlos Vela, who has declined to play for El Tri.
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|Minnesota United FC||20||10||3||7||+8||33|
|San Jose Earthquakes||20||9||4||7||+2||31|
|Real Salt Lake||20||9||2||9||0||29|
|Sporting Kansas City||20||6||7||7||-2||25|