Real Salt Lake faces Los Angeles on defensive hot streak
LA Galaxy (15-13-3, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (14-12-5, fifth in the Western Conference)
Sandy, Utah; Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Real Salt Lake faces Los Angeles on a defensive hot streak after allowing just eight goals over the past 10 games.
Real Salt Lake is 7-9-3 against Western Conference opponents. Real Salt Lake is 5-1-0 when it records two goals.
The Galaxy are 9-7-3 in Western Conference games. Los Angeles is 1-5-0 when it scores a single goal.
The teams square off Wednesday for the second time this season. Los Angeles won the last meeting 2-1.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has 27 goals and five assists for Los Angeles. Uriel Antuna has three goals over the last 10 games for the Galaxy.
LAST 10 GAMES: Real Salt Lake: 5-3-2, averaging 1.2 goals, 0.6 assists, 5.1 shots on goal and 2.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 0.8 goals per game.
Los Angeles: 3-5-2, averaging 2.1 goals, 1.5 assists, 6.8 shots on goal and 5.2 corner kicks per game while allowing 2.3 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Real Salt Lake: Nick Besler (injured), Jordan Allen (injured).
Los Angeles: Perry Kitchen (injured), Romain Alessandrini (injured).