LA Galaxy predicted lineup vs Houston Dynamo - MLS

  • LA Galaxy are fresh off a 0-0 draw vs Charlotte FC
  • Greg Vanney's side have found wins hard to come by in recent weeks
  • Diego Fagundez is likely to start in attack in place of the injured Joseph Paintsil
LA Galaxy take on Houston Dynamo
LA Galaxy take on Houston Dynamo / Nell Redmond-USA TODAY Sports

LA Galaxy are all set to play host to Western Conference foes Houston Dynamo this weekend at Dignity Health Sports Park.

It's been a rough month or so for the five-time MLS Cup winners after their excellent start to the 2024 MLS season. The Galaxy will hope to end their five-match winless run that includes four draws and one defeat against a tricky Houston side that remains in the postseason conversation after reaching the Western Conference final in 2023.

LA boss Greg Vanney will more than likely pickup a similar side from the team's goalless draw last week at Charlotte FC. With Joseph Paintsil out of action due to a hamstring injury sustained vs Minnesota United, Diego Fagundez could be in line for more minutes this weekend.

Here's how the Galaxy could lineup vs Houston.

LA Galaxy predicted lineup vs Houston Dynamo ( 4-3-3 )

Dejan Joveljic
Dejan Joveljic starts up front for LA / Matthew Ashton - AMA/GettyImages

GK: John McCarthy - The veteran goalkeeper gets his 14th start of the season in between the sticks.

RB: Miki Yamane - He'll hope to keep up his recent improved form to help the Galaxy get back in the win column.

CB: Maya Yoshida - Yoshida's experience will be tested against the likes of Amine Bassi and Adalberto 'Coco' Carrasquilla in defense.

CB: Jalen Neal - The 20-year-old defender is coming off his best performance for the Galaxy this season in the draw vs Charlotte.

LB: Julian Aude - Despite the average showing last weekend, Aude keeps his place in Vanney's XI to round out the backline.

CM: Marco Delgado - Delgado starts in the middle of the park as he's set to make his 80th appearance for the Gs.

CM: Gaston Brugman - He returns to the lineup after coming off the bench to see out the 0-0 draw vs Charlotte.

CM: Riqui Puig - LA's creative spark from the midfield will look to cause plenty of problems against Herrera and the Dynamo midfield.

RW: Gabriel Pec - One of the Galaxy's most important players has been in top form as of late two goal involvements in his last three matches.

ST: Dejan Joveljic - He couldn't find the back of the net against Charlotte but will be determined to get on the scoresheet in front of the Galaxy's supporters.

LW: Diego Fagundez - With Paintsil out injured, Fagundez gets the nod at left-wing for the seventh time in 2024.