Everything is set: Los Angeles Galaxy already know who will be their rivals in the group stage when the MLS is Back tournament begins at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. It's time to see how the team led by manager Guillermo Barros Schelotto prepared themselves for the upcoming 2020 season.
It won't be just another Major League Soccer season, that's for sure. After the three-month hiatus, teams will face each other again in a new World Cup-style format tournament. LA Galaxy will be one of four teams in Group F, which will be probably one of the most entertaining groups for the fans.
Group F (Western Conference)
2. LA Galaxy
3. Houston Dynamo
4. Portland Timbers
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is part of the past and the team has a new well-known striker in their squad: Javier Chicharito Hernández. The Mexican will play his first full-season with the Galaxy and is hoping to cause a good impression to the fans. The team's first test will be against Portland Timbers on Monday, July 13.
However, everyone will be waiting for the match against Los Angeles FC. Two of the most important teams of the league will face each other on Saturday, July 18, in a game that could define their future in the tournament.
The Galaxy last group stage match will be vs. Houston Dynamo, who should be their weakest opponent. The game will be played on Thursday, July 23. It's not a surprise to say the Los Angeles team's odds to qualify for the Knockout Stage and compete in the Round of 16 are pretty good. However, it won't be easy at all for them to clinch their sixth MLS Cup trophy.
How to watch of stream LA Galaxy games
LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers - Monday, July 13 at 10:30 PM ET, FS1, FOX Sports App, TUDN, TUDN App
LAFC vs. LA Galaxy - Saturday, July 18 at 10:30 PM ET, ESPN, ESPN App, ESPN Deportes
LA Galaxy vs. Houston Dynamo - Thursday, July 23 at 8:00 PM ET, FS1, FOX Sports App, TUDN, TUDN App