The Galaxy’s bye week coincides with FIFA international play and several players have been called up for international duty. Robbie Keane (Ireland), A.J. DeLaGarza (Guam), Omar Gonzalez (United States) and Gyasi Zardes (United States) are all playing this week with their respective national teams. Defender Oscar Sorto was also called up to the U.S. Under-23 men’s national team and Galaxy Academy defender Christian Onalfo was called to the under-20 squad for the United States.
Here’s how you can watch the Galaxy’s internationals this week on TV:
Galaxy’s Robbie Keane scores on a penalty kick against the Earthquakes in a MLS soccer game at the StubHub Center, Friday, July 17, 2015, Carson, CA. The Galaxy won 5-2 with three goals coming from Robbie Keane.Los Angeles Galaxy vs. San Jose Earthquakes.Photo by Steve McCrank/Staff Photographer
Notable: Whitney Engen’s goal meant exactly half the USWNT goals were scored by Palos Verdes Peninsla Products; she grew up in Rolling Hills Estates, Christen Press was raised in neighboring Palos Verdes Estates.
Mexican star Giovani Dos Santos will be introduced to fans and the media at 1 p.m. Tuesday in a press conference from the club’s plush Stadium Club that will air live on Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes.
The press conference follows the former English Premier League player’s first practice session with the club.
Dos Santos “will be available for selection” Thursday for the Galaxy’s CONCACAF Champions League campaign opener against Central FC of Trinidad & Tobago, Galaxy officials said today