Podcast: A.J. DeLaGarza on LA Galaxy stars, chances for MLS Cup repeat

Thursday August 20th, 2015

Perhaps the most star-studded matchup in the 20-year history of Major League Soccer is set to go down on Sunday, as New York City FC visits the Los Angeles Galaxy at Stubhub Center. Each team boasts big names in midfield and up top; expansion club NYCFC has gone big by adding Andrea Pirlo and Frank Lampard to David Villa, while the Galaxy turned heads by signing Steven Gerrard and Giovani Dos Santos to pair with reigning league MVP Robbie Keane. 

How are the Galaxy preparing for the match? Defender AJ DeLaGarza joined this week's podcast to discuss just that, while also providing his theory as to why his club have been able to seamlessly integrate so many big names into the team. 

Also, the guys discuss if the Galaxy's additions make them the odds-on favorite for MLS Cup, and we play a clip from NBC soccer analyst Kyle Martino as he discusses the first two weeks of the EPL season on SI Now.

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