Brad Guzan is in goal as usual for the home team, while Lawson Vaughn and Shavar Thomas return to the back four at the expense of Jason Hernandez and Orlando Perez, who are both on the bench.
The only other change for Chivas USA compared to their last game against the Galaxy; a presumably fully fit Maykel Galindo regains his starting spot, while Ramon Nunez is a sub.
Coach Tom Soehn names an unchanged D.C. United team from the one that beat FC Dallas 4-0 last time out.
Chivas USA co-owner Antonio Cue visited the press box before the game because of the delay and explained it was time for CEO and GM Javier Leon to leave.
“We now need to take this club to the next level,” he said.
Cue said he’ll make an announcement next week on Leon’s replacement.
United just scored a third minute goal, Christian Gomez supplying Jaime Moreno who set up Luciano Emilio for his league-leading 15th of the season.
ESPN2 is still showing the college game.