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Major League Soccer – Los Angeles FC face Vancouver Whitecaps

Los Angeles FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

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Banc of California Stadium sees Wednesday action as Los Angeles take on Caps – 3:30am GMT.

Los Angeles currently sitting in ninth place, are three·places lower than sixth placed Caps, heading into the clash.

Los Angeles FC’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 44 points this season

Los Angeles come to this fixture on the back of a 3-0 home win against Seattle Sounders at Banc of California Stadium.

Also, Los Angeles keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last four matches is astonishing this season. With 44 points (12W, 12L and 8D), they are established in ninth position in the League having won 12 games, drawn eight meetings, and lost 12 fixtures.

Los Angeles have won eight meetings, drawn five games, and lost three matches of their 16 League matches at home this season.

Victory for Los Angeles FC would take their points tally to 47 so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

This has been a good season so far for Los Angeles, in terms of goals scored (50). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Jamal Clint-Ross, Pablo Eduardo, and Tomas Lían. Los Angeles have conceded 45 goals.

With the Major League Soccer season well into its stride, Vancouver Whitecaps have managed to gain 47 points

Caps come to this match on the back of a victory, having beaten Minnesota United 2-1 at BC Place Stadium.

Also, slow and steady wins the race, Caps are showing that they know by avoiding defeat in 18 of their last 20 meetings. Their position is sixth in the League and they have 47 points, that is, 12W, 9L and 11D having won 12 games, drawn 11 meetings, and lost nine matches.

Caps have had a disappointing run of performances on the road, having won two fixtures, drawn nine games, and lost five matches of their 16 League matches on the road this season.

A victory for Vancouver Whitecaps would put them on 50 points.

Los Angeles FC v Vancouver Whitecaps – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels these two sides have met eight times before this fixture, with each recording wins on three occasions. Also, Los Angeles have seen victory in three of the past five matches with Caps. Their most recent encounter in this competition was August 2021 and the score line ended up with a 2-1 away win for The Black and Gold.

Players to watch

For Los Angeles, Jamal Clint-Ross, one of their best scorers, has netted
in 32 League fixtures so far, while Evan Alexander is a top performing player who has scored
in 32 League matches this season for Caps.

Other players of note for Los Angeles are Pablo Eduardo and Tomas Lían with respectively and for Caps are Maxime and Thomas with respectively.

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