Steve Carrillo

Podcast: Are the LA Galaxy actually getting better? And should Zlatan play in Seattle?

On today’s show, your host gets you through the LA Galaxy draw with Colorado and into the game against Seattle. But he’ll also remind you that not everything is doom and gloom.

COG STUDIOS, Calif. — The LA Galaxy couldn’t get it done against the Colorado Rapids and that has people up in arms. And that’s mostly because the draw, the second consecutive against poor teams, feels more like a loss after leading twice in both games. But we’re here to tell you “it isn’t all bad news!” In fact, we might even be arguing that the Galaxy are actually getting better!

On today’s show, your host Josh Guesman is back to walk you through the lessons learned against the Rapids and why you should and shouldn’t be worried about this team.

Josh will start by explaining that injuries to Designated Players are the big issue. And they have been since Jonathan dos Santos joined the team. And with DP’s injured and not playing, the Galaxy are suddenly short-handed again. CoG will give you full injury updates on all four players, and when the Galaxy are expecting them to return.

We’ll also explain that the injuries could mean another El Trafico without a single Designated Player on the field. Does that make a difference?

But are the Galaxy actually getting better? It’s a question that certainly seems to be on Josh’s mind. And he’ll make the argument that by scoring first the club is showing some improvements. And that maybe against Colorado they had one of their better defensive stands. That’s even with the Rapids getting 60-percent of the possession.

Finally, Josh will get you ready for the game against the Seattle Sounders. Will Zlatan Ibrahimovic make the trip? Should he play at all? And what constitutes a good result against the Sounders?

It’s a packed show that you’re not going to want to miss! So make sure you’re listening to CoG before this game kicks-off. Or, you can listen afterward and laugh at how we got it all so wrong.

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