Los Angeles visits Houston in conference action

October 5, 2019 GMT

LA Galaxy (16-14-3, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Dynamo (11-18-4, 11th in the Western Conference)

Houston; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Dynamo host the LA Galaxy in Western Conference play.

The Dynamo are 5-12-4 against Western Conference teams. Houston is 4-0-0 when it scores at least three goals.

The Galaxy are 10-8-3 against Western Conference opponents. Los Angeles is 1-5-0 when it scores only one goal.

The teams square off Sunday for the second time this season. Los Angeles won the last meeting 2-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Mauro Manotas has 13 goals and seven assists for Houston. Christian Ramirez has three goals and one assist over the past 10 games for the Dynamo.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has 29 goals and seven assists for Los Angeles. Uriel Antuna has four goals and two assists over the past 10 games for the Galaxy.

LAST 10 GAMES: Houston: 2-7-1, averaging 1.3 goals, one assist, 4.3 shots on goal and 5.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 2.1 goals per game.

Los Angeles: 4-4-2, averaging 2.6 goals, two assists, 6.9 shots on goal and five corner kicks per game while allowing 2.1 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Houston: Juan Cabezas (injured), A.J. DeLaGarza (injured).

Los Angeles: Perry Kitchen (injured), Romain Alessandrini (injured).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.