San Jose at home against Austin – Thursday – 5:30am GMT – Avaya Stadium.
This clash sees tenth placed San Jose, welcome thirteenth placed Austin to Avaya Stadium.
San Jose go into this game with 33 points secured
Matías Almeyda will not wish to see his side lose three matches in a row, so they will doubtless go into this match, determined to change their recent, disappointing run of form.
San Jose will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose three fixtures this Major League Soccer season. They currently stand tenth in the League, with 33 points having won eight meetings, drawn nine matches, and lost 12 meetings.
Playing at home, San Jose have won four games, drawn three fixtures, and lost seven matches.
San Jose will have secured 36 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Austin have so far accrued 25 points in this season of the Major League Soccer
Returning to match-winning form, following a defeat is always a tough challenge, but that is what Austin need now, after their loss to Minnesota United at Q2 Stadium.
Austin need to get out of the losing habit, with 12 recorded in the last 16 matches. With 25 points, they currently sit thirteenth in the League having won seven games, drawn four fixtures, and lost 18 meetings.
Austin now travel, knowing that their current away form is woeful. So far this season they have won two meetings, drawn two games, and lost 10 fixtures matches on the road.
A win in this fixture would take Austin’s points to 28 in the League.
San Jose v Austin – Head-to-Head.
These two teams have previously played each other two times with the result being one win and one draw for San Jose. Also, the two sides have drawn the last one game they’ve played.