The Full 90

Three-minute preview: LA Galaxy at Sporting Kansas City

Los Angeles Galaxy’s Robbie Keane scored against New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth during last year’s MLS Cup.
Los Angeles Galaxy’s Robbie Keane scored against New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth during last year’s MLS Cup. The Associated Press

WHEN/WHERE: 6 p.m. Sunday; at Sporting Park

TV/RADIO: ESPN; WHB (810 AM), KDTD (1340 AM)

ABOUT LA GALAXY (14-10-9, 51 points): The defending MLS champions can clinch a first-round playoff bye with a win Sunday. The Galaxy has scored 55 goals this season, the most in the Western Conference. Robbie Keane, one of the top offensive weapons in the league, has a team-best 19 goals and eight assists.

ABOUT SPORTING KC (13-11-9, 48 points): With only one victory over it past five matches, Sporting KC has yet to clinch a playoff berth entering the regular- season finale. The club would claim a spot with a win, but it would need help reaching the playoffs if it draws or loses. Even after a midweek loss to Colorado, Sporting KC has lost just twice at home this season. Benny Feilhaber enters the final day one assist shy of the MLS lead. He has 14.

BOTTOM LINE: Sporting KC is unbeaten in six straight home games against the Galaxy, though it lost the only matchup between the two teams this season — a 2-1 result in Los Angeles.

PREDICTION: Sporting KC 1, LA Galaxy 1

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