The San Jose Earthquakes and Los Angeles Galaxy always bring plenty of tension and animosity to their 'California Clasico' rivalry, but the latest installment of their derby will bring an extra level of intensity because of just how much is on the line when they face off tonight.
The Earthquakes have moved into first place in the West, and need a victory tonight to ensure holding on to that spot. The LA Galaxy are riding a three-match winning streak and can climb even further up the standings with a victory tonight.
LA-San Jose is just one of the quality match-ups on tap today. In Columbus, the Crew will look to push Real Salt Lake's losing streak to three games, while Philadelphia looks to keep their recent momentum going in Houston when they take on a struggling Dynamo side.
Here is tonight's full MLS schedule:
7pm- Galavision - Toronto FC vs. New York Red Bulls
7:30pm- MLS Live/Direct Kick - D.C. United vs. Montreal Impact
7:30pm- MLS Live/Direct Kick - New England Revolution vs. Seattle Sounders
8pm- MLS Live/Direct Kick - Columbus Crew vs. Real Salt Lake
8:30pm- MLS Live/Direct Kick - Houston Dynamo vs. Philadelphia Union
9pm- MLS Live/Direct Kick - Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers
10pm- ESPN2/ESPN3.com - San Jose Earthquakes vs. Los Angeles Galaxy
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Enjoy the action.