Orlando City SC defeated LAFC 5-4 on penalty kicks after a 1-1 tie in a quarterfinal match of the MLS is Back Tournament near Orlando on Friday.
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Diego Rossi scored his competition-leading sixth and seventh goals of the MLS is Back Tournament as LAFC defeated the Seattle Sounders 4-1.
Portland Timbers grabbed a 2-2 draw with LAFC on Thursday night and helping them secure the top spot in Group F at the MLS is Back Tournament.
Diego Rossi erupted with four goals as LAFC knocked off rival the LA Galaxy 6-2 on Saturday in Group F play of the MLS is Back Tournament.
Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez is out of Saturday's derby against LAFC due to a calf strain and could miss between two to four weeks.
"Lamentably, [LAFC's] best player [Carlos Vela] isn't going to be there," said Galaxy star Javier Hernandez. "That could be an advantage for us."
Hollywood has grown accustomed to the drama of matches between LAFC and the Galaxy. On Saturday, the L.A. clubs bring those theatrics to Orlando.
LAFC came from two goals down to rescue a 3-3 draw against the Houston Dynamo on Monday night at the MLS is Back Tournament near Orlando.
|Columbus Crew SC||5||4||1||0||+8||13|
|Orlando City SC||5||2||2||1||+2||8|
|New York Red Bulls||5||2||1||2||-2||7|
|Atlanta United FC||5||2||0||3||-1||6|
|New England Revolution||5||1||3||1||0||6|
|Chicago Fire FC||5||1||1||3||-4||4|
|New York City FC||5||1||0||4||-4||3|
|Inter Miami CF||5||0||0||5||-5||0|