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Los Angeles FC v Seattle Sounders: Major League Soccer Action on Match-day 42

Los Angeles FC vs. Seattle Sounders

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Seattle to take their top place form to Los Angeles, in Wednesday’s 4:30am GMT fixture at Banc of California Stadium.

Leaders Seattle are currently eight·places higher than their opponents Los Angeles, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and ninth positions respectively.

Los Angeles FC have so far accrued 40 points in this season of the Major League Soccer

Another victory would be a terrific achievement, but that is what Bob Bradley will be asking from his team, as they go into this game on the back of strong results after beating FC Dallas 2-3 and San Jose 3-1

Also, With a ninth position in the league and 11 wins, 12 losses and 7 draws, they currently have 40 points in the League having won 11 games, drawn seven meetings, and lost 12 matches.

When Los Angeles host Seattle, they will do so on the back of seven victories and five draws on their own ground.

Winning this fixture will see Los Angeles FC on 43 points.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring record of 46 goals. This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Jamal Clint-Ross, Pablo Eduardo, and Tomas Lían. Los Angeles have conceded 44 goals.

Seattle Sounders remain on top of the League going into the fixture, a position they want to maintain

Seattle’s recent run of poor form will be worrying for manager Brian Schmetzer, with a 1-1 draw to Colorado Rapids in their last fixture, which followed a defeat to Houston Dynamo. The Sounders will be fired up for this next match, but mustn’t throw caution to the wind.

Also, League leaders Seattle keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 12 meetings is astonishing this season. They are the current League leaders with 58 points, that is, 17 wins, 6 losses and 7 draws having won 17 fixtures, drawn seven fixtures, and lost six matches.

Seattle’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Los Angeles. In the 15 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won nine meetings, drawn three games, and lost three meetings.

As League leaders, Seattle Sounders know that every opponent raises their game when they play you, which is why they must concern themselves only with taking all the points on offer with every game.

Good atacking and defensive team

So far, Seattle’s defence has been outstanding, as they have conceded 26 goals. This has been a good season so far for Seattle, in terms of goals scored (50). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Andrew Delmos, Stefan, and Stefan.

Los Angeles FC v Seattle Sounders – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels these two sides have met 12 times before this fixture, with each recording wins on five occasions. Additionally, Banc of California Stadium has proven to be something of a fortress for Los Angeles, where they have won all last three fixtures. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was May 2021 and the score line ended up with a 2-0 away win for The Black and Gold.

Los Angeles to win – probability = 52.63 percent.

Other standout players for Los Angeles are Pablo Eduardo and Tomas Lían with respectively and for Seattle are Stefan and Stefan with respectively.

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