By IVES GALARCEP
Real Salt Lake and the LA Galaxy have already faced each other this season, but the Western Conference powers have been lined up as opponents again this weekend in the marquee match-up of MLS Week Three.
Nick Rimando single-handedly saved RSL in the season-opening meeting, but Real Salt Lake should be a tougher team to deal with at Rio Tinto Stadium as they face a Galaxy side that is coming off a disappointing CONCACAF Champions League exit last Tuesday against Club Tijuana.
In Columbus, the Crew return from a bye and play host to the Philadelphia Union in a clash of teams off to impressive starts to the season. The Union’s revamped midfield has been one of the revelations of the early part of the season, but they could have their hands full against a tough Crew defense.
SBI will be providing commentary on today’s matches so please feel free to follow along here. As always, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions in the comments section below.
Enjoy the action (Today’s commentary is after the jump):