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Podcast: Optimism Fading, but a reaction is needed from the Galaxy vs LAFC

Something needs to change for the Galaxy. Simply “being in games” isn’t enough for them. Can they make a stand against LAFC?

COG STUDIOS, Calif. — The LA Galaxy get ready for LAFC on Saturday, but they’ll still be shorthanded, and there doesn’t seem to be much optimism about improving rapidly.

On today’s show, hosts Josh Guesman and Eric Vieira, get you ready for the game and get you all the Galaxy news that hit your inboxes earlier this week. The guys are talking news signings, Galaxy history, injuries, and the game on Saturday.

Josh and Eric will introduce you to Yony González and why he could be exactly what the Galaxy ordered in terms of a striker. And why the Galaxy took a low-risk gamble on Jonathan Klinsmann at goalkeeper. Can Klinsmann find a spot on the bench for LA?

There’s a discussion of adding more players. There’s a discussion about understanding club history and doing things that recognize and acknowledge it without relying on it.

But perhaps most importantly, there’s some real importance on the match with LAFC. It’s not just because the Galaxy need wins, but it’s also about staying relevant in the most competitive soccer market in the United States. Being in a game for 60 minutes but falling flat doesn’t win you the hearts and minds of fans around you, and right now, the Galaxy are at risk of becoming an afterthought to most in Los Angeles.

It’s a packed show. Don’t miss it!