Bruce Arena’s Los Angeles Galaxy, fresh off a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on Jun. 17 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., are looking to pull off a surprise upset win over favored Real Salt Lake on Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah.
The Galaxy currently sport a 4-8-2 record (14 points) and will need every point they can get in order to remain in the chase for a prized MLS Cup Playoffs spot. As for Jason Kreis’s Real Salt Lake, they have a 10-3-2 record (32 points) and sport the best record in all of Major League Soccer.
A win by Los Angeles will be a significant confidence booster heading into the rest of the season. As for Real Salt Lake, with the CONCACAF Champions League coming soon, this match will be a nice dress rehearsal before they begin a return to regional action.
Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET and will be televised locally by KDOC and KWHY. Keep it right here on Bleacher Report for continuing coverage of the 2012 Major League Soccer season and all things World Football.