6:30 p.m. at L.A. Galaxy Ch. 29, 1500-AM

Loons face lagging L.A.


Preview: Minnesota United (10-16-6, ninth in the West) and L.A. (7-17-8, 11th in the West) are both out of playoff contention. The Loons, though, have managed 14 points in their past eight matches while L.A. has won only once in the past three months.

– United coach Adrian Heath on L.A.

Numbers: Both teams rank at the bottom of MLS in most goals allowed this season with United at 64 and L.A. at 62. The league record is 69.

Absences: D Robbie Rogers (ankle), M Sebastian Lletget (foot), M Baggio Husidic (leg), D Pele van Anholt (knee) and D Daniel Steres (back) are out for L.A. while D Bradley Diallo (hamstring) is questionable. M Bernardo Anor (leg), D Thomas de Villardi (Achilles), M Sam Cronin (concussion) and D Joe Greenspan (suspension) are out for the Loons.

Megan Ryan