2013 Los Angeles Galaxy season

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Los Angeles Galaxy
2013 season
Owner Philip Anschutz (AEG)
Coach Bruce Arena
Major League Soccer Conference: TBD
Overall: TBD
MLS Cup Playoffs TBD
CONCACAF Champions
League (12–13)
Semifinals
CONCACAF Champions
League (13–14)
Group stage
U.S. Open Cup Third round
International Champions Cup Group stage
L.A. Derby TBD
California Clasico TBD
Home colors
Away colors
Third colors

The 2013 Los Angeles Galaxy season will be the club's eighteenth season of existence, and their eighteenth season in Major League Soccer, the top tier of the American and Canadian soccer pyramids.

The Galaxy are entering the season as the two-time defending MLS Cup champions.

Background[edit]

Review[edit]

Club[edit]

Roster[edit]

Current roster[edit]

Where a player has not declared an international allegiance, nation is determined by place of birth. Squad correct as of March 2, 2013.[1]

No. Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Cudicini, CarloCarlo Cudicini      Italy
2 Defender Dunivant, ToddTodd Dunivant      United States
4 Defender Gonzalez, OmarOmar Gonzalez      United States
5 Defender Franklin, SeanSean Franklin      United States
6 Midfielder Mastroeni, PabloPablo Mastroeni      United States
7 Forward Keane, RobbieRobbie Keane (DP / Captain)     Ireland
8 Midfielder Sarvas, MarceloMarcelo Sarvas      Brazil
10 Forward Donovan , LandonLandon Donovan (DP / vice-captain)     United States
11 Midfielder Clark , ColinColin Clark      United States
12 Goalkeeper Rowe, BrianBrian Rowe      United States
14 Midfielder Rogers, RobbieRobbie Rogers      United States
15 Midfielder Courtois, LaurentLaurent Courtois      France
16 Midfielder Jiménez , HectorHector Jiménez      United States
18 Goalkeeper Penedo, JaimeJaime Penedo      Panama
19 Midfielder Juninho , Juninho      Brazil
20 Defender DeLaGarza, A. J.A. J. DeLaGarza      United States
21 Defender Meyer, TommyTommy Meyer      United States
22 Defender Leonardo , Leonardo      Brazil
24 Goalkeeper Perk, BrianBrian Perk      United States
25 Midfielder Garcia , RafaelRafael Garcia      United States
26 Midfielder Stephens , MichaelMichael Stephens      United States
27 Forward Rugg, CharlieCharlie Rugg      United States
28 Defender Opare, KofiKofi Opare      United States
29 Forward Zardes, GyasiGyasi Zardes (HGP)     United States
30 Forward Hoffman, ChandlerChandler Hoffman      United States
32 Forward McBean, JackJack McBean (HGP)     United States
33 Midfielder Villarreal, JoseJose Villarreal (HGP)     United States
35 Defender Cochrane, GregGreg Cochrane      United States
36 Defender Sorto, OscarOscar Sorto (HGP)     United States

Team management[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Preseason[edit]

MLS[edit]

Standings[edit]

Western Conference Table
Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
L
D
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Portland Timbers (W1) 57 34 14 5 15 54 33 +21 2013 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals
2 Real Salt Lake 56 34 16 10 8 57 41 +16
3 LA Galaxy 53 34 15 11 8 53 38 +15
4 Seattle Sounders FC 52 34 15 12 7 42 42 0 2013 MLS Cup Knockout Round
5 Colorado Rapids 51 34 14 11 9 45 38 +7
6 San Jose Earthquakes 51 34 14 11 9 35 42 −7
7 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 48 34 13 12 9 53 45 +8
8 FC Dallas 44 34 11 12 11 48 52 −4
9 Chivas USA 26 34 6 20 8 30 67 −37

Updated to matches played on October 27, 2013 8:00 p.m. PDT
Source: MLSSoccer.com
(W1) = Western Conference champion; (W2) = Western Conference runner-up; (W3) = Western Conference third seed; (WC) = Qualifies for playoffs via wild-card.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified for the MLS Cup Playoffs, but not yet to the particular round indicated; (E) = Eliminated from playoff contention.

Overall Table
Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
L
D
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 New York Red Bulls (SS) (E1) 59 34 17 9 8 58 41 +17 Supporters' Shield, 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League 1
2 Sporting Kansas City 58 34 17 10 7 47 30 +17
3 Portland Timbers (W1) 57 34 14 5 15 54 33 +21
4 Real Salt Lake 56 34 16 10 8 57 41 +16
5 LA Galaxy 53 34 15 11 8 53 38 +15
6 Seattle Sounders FC 52 34 15 12 7 42 42 0
7 New England Revolution 51 34 14 11 9 49 38 +11
8 Colorado Rapids 51 34 14 11 9 45 38 +7
9 Houston Dynamo 51 34 14 11 9 41 41 0
10 San Jose Earthquakes 51 34 14 11 9 35 42 −7
11 Montreal Impact 49 34 14 13 7 50 49 +1
12 Chicago Fire 49 34 14 13 7 47 52 −5
13 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 48 34 13 12 9 53 45 +8
14 Philadelphia Union 46 34 12 12 10 42 44 −2
15 FC Dallas 44 34 11 12 11 48 52 −4
16 Columbus Crew 41 34 12 17 5 42 46 −4
17 Toronto FC 29 34 6 17 11 30 47 −17
18 Chivas USA 26 34 6 20 8 30 67 −37
19 D.C. United 16 34 3 24 7 22 59 −37

Source: MLSsoccer.com
(SS) = MLS Supporters' Shield
(E1) = Eastern Conference champion
(W1) = Western Conference champion
(Q) = Qualified for Playoffs
1The highest ranked U.S.-based MLS club qualifies to the 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League seeding Pot A. (Canadian teams cannot qualify for the Champions League through MLS; the Canadian qualifier is the winner of the 2014 Canadian Championship.) The other U.S. representatives in the 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League are:

Results summary[edit]

Results by round[edit]

Match results[edit]

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

CONCACAF Champions League[edit]

2012–13 tournament[edit]

Quarterfinals[edit]
Semifinals[edit]

2013–14 tournament[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

International Champions Cup[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred from Fee/Notes Date Ref.
36 DF United States Oscar Sorto United States LA Galaxy Youth Academy Free December 11, 2012 [2]
29 FW United States Gyasi Zardes United States LA Galaxy Youth Academy Free December 20, 2012 [3]
1 GK Italy Carlo Cudicini England Tottenham Hotspur Free December 31, 2012 [4]
19 MF Brazil Juninho Brazil São Paulo Undisclosed January 16, 2013 [5]
14 MF United States Robbie Rogers England Leeds United MLS Rights Traded For May 25, 2013 [6]
6 MF United States Pablo Mastroeni United States Colorado Rapids Traded For June 17, 2013 [7]
15 MF United States Laurent Courtois United StatesChivas USA Free July 19, 2013 [8]
18 GK Panama Jaime Penedo Guatemala C.S.D. Municipal Free August 5, 2013 [4]

MLS Drafts[edit]

Pos. Player Transferred From Fee/Notes Date Ref.
MF United States Colin Clark United States Houston Dynamo Stage Two MLS Re-Entry Draft, Round 1 December 14, 2012 [9]
GK United States William Hesmer United States Columbus Crew Stage Two MLS Re-Entry Draft, Round 2 December 14, 2012 [9]
FW United States Charlie Rugg United States Boston College Eagles SuperDraft, 1st round January 17, 2013 [10]
DF United States Kofi Opare United States Michigan Wolverines SuperDraft, 2nd round January 17, 2013 [10]
DF United States Greg Cochrane United States Louisville Cardinals SuperDraft, 2nd round January 17, 2013 [10]
MF United States Andy Riemer United States Georgetown Hoyas Supplemental Draft, 1st round January 22, 2013 [11]

Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Transferred To Fee/Notes Date Ref.
23 MF England David Beckham France Paris Saint-Germain Free December 2, 2012 [12]
14 FW United States Edson Buddle United States Colorado Rapids Traded December 14, 2012 [13]
9 FW United States Chad Barrett United States New England Revolution Stage Two MLS Re-Entry Draft, Round 1 December 14, 2012 [14]
6 DF United States Bryan Jordan United States San Jose Earthquakes Stage Two MLS Re-Entry Draft, Round 3 December 14, 2012 [14]
29 DF New Zealand Andrew Boyens TBD Free December 14, 2012 [15]
12 GK Puerto Rico Josh Saunders United States Real Salt Lake Free December 31, 2012 [4]
11 FW United States Pat Noonan None Retired January 13, 2013 [16]
9 MF Sweden Christian Wilhelmsson United Arab Emirates Baniyas SC Free January 13, 2013 [17]
15 MF New Zealand Dan Keat Sweden Falkenbergs FF Free January 18, 2013 [18]
3 DF Brazil David Junior Lopes TBD Free January 19, 2013 [19]
28 MF United States Kyle Nakazawa None Retired January 21, 2013 [15]
18 MF United States Mike Magee United StatesChicago Fire Traded May 25, 2013 [20]

Loan Out[edit]

No. Pos. Player Loaned to Start End Ref.
34 MF United States Kenney Walker United States Ft. Lauderdale Strikers July 26, 2013 December 31, 2013 [21]
17 DF United States Bryan Gaul United States Ft. Lauderdale Strikers July 26, 2013 December 31, 2013 [21]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Players - LA Galaxy". lagalaxy.com. Retrieved February 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2012/12/pride-south-central-oscar-sorto
  3. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2012/12/la-galaxy-sign-forward-gyasi-zardes
  4. ^ a b c http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2012/12/la-galaxy-sign-goalkeeper-carlo-cudicini
  5. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2013/01/juninho-return-la-galaxy-2013
  6. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2013/05/la-galaxy-acquire-midfielder-robbie-rogers
  7. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2013/06/la-galaxy-acquire-veteran-midfielder-pablo-mastroeni
  8. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2013/07/la-galaxy-sign-midfielder-laurent-courtois
  9. ^ a b http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2012/12/galaxy-select-two-stage-2-re-entry-process
  10. ^ a b c http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2013/01/arena-grabs-rugg-opare-and-cochrane-2013-mls-superdraft
  11. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2013/01/la-galaxy-select-midfielder-andy-riemer-first-round-mls-supplemental-draft
  12. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2012/11/david-beckham-play-his-final-game-la-galaxy-mls-cup-2012
  13. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2012/12/flurry-activity-galaxy-re-entry-draft-day
  14. ^ a b http://www.mlssoccer.com/news/article/2012/12/14/total-14-players-selected-stage-2-mls-re-entry-draft
  15. ^ a b http://www.mlssoccer.com/news/article/2012/12/14/mls-unveils-player-list-fridays-re-entry-draft-stage-2
  16. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2013/01/pat-noonan-named-galaxy-assistant-coach
  17. ^ http://www.expressen.se/sport/fotboll/chippen-nara-flytt-tillbaka-till-arabvarlden/
  18. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/blog/beat/2013/01/18/dan-keat-not-returning-la-galaxy-searching-other-opportunities
  19. ^ http://www.mlssoccer.com/superdraft/2013/news/article/2013/01/19/mls-superdraft-galaxy-roster-taking-shape-dust-settles
  20. ^ http://www.lagalaxy.com/news/2013/05/letter-mike-magee
  21. ^ a b http://www.lagconfidential.com/2013/7/26/4561034/la-galaxy-send-bryan-gaul-kenney-walker-on-loan-to-ft-lauderdale