Los Angeles takes on Seattle following Ibrahimovic’s 2-goal game
Seattle Sounders FC (11-8-6, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. LA Galaxy (13-11-1, third in the Western Conference)
Carson, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Zlatan Ibrahimovic leads Los Angeles into a matchup with Seattle following a two-goal outing against FC Dallas.
The Sounders are 5-6-4 against Western Conference opponents. Seattle is 8-5-0 in matches decided by one goal.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ibrahimovic leads Los Angeles with three assists. Favio Alvarez has two goals and one assist over the last 10 games for the Galaxy.
LAST 10 GAMES: Los Angeles: 4-6-0, averaging 1.2 goals, 0.8 assists, 4.4 shots on goal and 5.3 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.9 goals per game.
Seattle: 4-5-1, averaging 1.3 goals, 0.7 assists, 4.2 shots on goal and 5.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Los Angeles: Romain Alessandrini (injured).