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LA Galaxy v San Jose: Major League Soccer Match-day 10

LA Galaxy vs. San Jose

Sunday at StubHub Center, as Galaxy host San Jose in the Major League Soccer.

Galaxy, who will face San Jose on Sunday currently sit in third place in the League, four places above their rivals.

LA Galaxy arrive at this game with 12 points

This match sees Galaxy looking for a return to form, following a defeat in their last match against Portland Timbers.

Galaxy keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last six meetings is astonishing this season. With third, they currently sit 12 points in the League having won four matches, drawn games, and lost two fixtures.

When Galaxy host San Jose, they will do so on the back of three victories on their own ground.

Victory for LA Galaxy would take their points tally to 15 so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

This has been a good season so far for Galaxy, in terms of goals scored (10). Their stand out attacking players have been Javier (7), Jonathan (1), and Sacha (1). Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with Galaxy so far, having conceded 11 goals in their last fixtures so far.

San Jose's campaign so far has seen them accrue nine points this season

If San Jose’s season is to maintain on track, they must put their recent poor form to an end in this game. In their last two outings, they lost 1-3 at Sporting Kansas City and 0-2 at Portland Timbers.

San Jose will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose three meetings this Major League Soccer season. Their position is seventh in the League, and they have nine points having won three fixtures, drawn games, and lost four matches.

San Jose have won one game, drawn meetings, and lost one game of their two League matches away from home this season.

A win in this fixture would take San Jose’s points to 12 in the League.

Good Attacking Performance

San Jose have a good scoring record this season, with 11 netted so far (10 from open play and one penalty). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Jackson (2), Cade (2), and Chris (2). Teams that leak goals on a consistent basis, don’t tend to win anything, such is the situation with San Jose so far, having conceded 11 goals in their last fixtures so far.

LA Galaxy v San Jose Head-to-Head.

The two teams have already faced each other 81 times with the result being 31 victories and 22 draws for Galaxy. October 2020 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Galaxy took all three points winning 0-4.

Performance Report

For Galaxy, Javier has netted seven goals in 6 League fixtures this campaign, while Jackson scored two goals in 7 League games this season for San Jose.

Other players of note for Galaxy are Jonathan and Sacha with goals each and for San Jose are Cade and Chris with two goals and two goals respectively.

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