Los Angeles (5-4-6) is winless in its last 14 league road matches.
American coach Jurgen Klinsmann selected 14 players who could make their national team debuts, including Dallas forward Tesho Akindele, last season’s Major League Soccer Rookie of the Year; Columbus midfielder Wil Trapp; Tepic forward Julio Morales; and Los Angeles Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes. Morales is eligible to play for the U.S. and Mexico.
Jermaine Jones is a 32-year-old American that is currently playing for Turkish club team Besiktas and the United States Men’s National Team as a defensive midfielder.
Lots of news coming out of Brazil as the 2014 World Cup got underway. Here are 5 things you missed for week 2.