Minnesota United hosts the LA Galaxy on Saturday in a MLS Western Conference fixture. Minnesota is fifth in the conference table at 7-5-5 on 26 points with a goal difference of 0. Minnesota defeated Houston 2-0 on Sunday in their most recent picture. Brent Kallman and Robin Lod scored for Minnesota and Tyler Miller posted his sixth shutout of this season.
Minnesota has lost only one of its last 13 matches with seven victories and five draws after starting the season with four consecutive defeats. Minnesota has conceded only 11 goals over its last 13 matches. Robin Lod is the leading goal scorer for Minnesota with six while six teammates have scored two each. Emanuel Reynoso, Franco Fragapane and Lod are the leaders in assists with three each.
LA Galaxy is third in the conference table at 10-2-6 on 32 points with a goal difference of +1. The Galaxy was held at home to a 1-1 draw by the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday. Kevin Cabral scored the Galaxy's only goal of the match in the 32nd minute and LA gave up an equaliser to Vancouver in the second half to share spoils at home.
The Galaxy has earned seven points from three straight matches at home that ended with its 1-1 draw against Vancouver after two previous victories. However, the Galaxy has only taken 10 points out of its last 13 matches away from home. Javier Hernandez is the leading goal scorer with 10, while Rayan Raveloson has four. Julian Araujo is the leader in assists with four.