Daniel Steres is used to watching Galaxy home games from the center of the field. But he watched the last one from the grandstand.
Same with midfielders Sebastian Lletget and Baggio Husidic. Goalkeeper Brian Rowe and midfielder Jermaine Jones watched from a luxury box.
It’s a trend, because over the last three weeks the Galaxy have taken the field without seven starters who were unavailable because of injury or international duty. Others, like midfielder Romain Alessandrini, the team’s leading scorer, have played hurt.
And that’s testing a thin roster scheduled to play seven games in a 17 days.
“Obviously, it’s unfortunate,” said defender Dave Romney, who has...