Monday kicks, licks & tix

*The unbeaten in five Galaxy list Miguel Lopez (left knee contusion) as questionable for Sunday’s clash with a David Ferreira-less FC Dallas Saturday in Texas.

*To get your cheap LA Riot Squad tix click here. Easy.

*With a chronic problem looming (why am I depressingly reminded of Playa del Rey’s John O’Brien?) Chivas USA’s Blair Gavin went to Europe to consult with an expert on hamstring issues.

*Chivas USA celebrates the traditional Mexican holiday of “Dia Del Nino” against the New England Revolution Saturday when kids get in free with the purchase of two adult tickets for $30.

*Factoid: fans have scooped up more than 40,000 tickets for the U.S. Men’s National Team’s game against World Cup winners Spain June 4, making this one of the fastest-selling games in U.S. soccer history.

*The Home Depot Center training fields will be busy the next few days with three week-long U.S. women’s camps – U-17, U-20 and U-23 – opening Saturday; 72 of the top young players in the country are attending in all.

Locals involved include U-17 forwards Kayla Mills (Slammers FC; West Covina) and Amber Munerlyn (So Cal Blues; Corona) and U-20 defender Megan Erskine (San Diego State; Ventura).

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South Bay-based Los Angeles News Group columnist and blogger Nick Green writes about soccer at the 100 Percent Soccer blog at www.insidesocal.com/soccer and craft beer at the Beer Goggles blog at www.insidesocal.com/beer. Cheers!