Kansas, who are themselves currently struggling in second place in the League, are -10 points above tenth placed Los Angeles going into the clash.
Sporting Kansas City arrive at this match, having secured 19 points so far this season
Kansas will be keen to retain their winning form, having beaten Colorado Rapids 3-1 in their last fixture.
With second, they currently sit 19 points in the League having won six fixtures, drawn one game, and lost three meetings.
Kansas have won four games and drawn one game of their five League matches at home this season.
A victory for Sporting Kansas City would put them on 22 points.
With the Major League Soccer season well into its stride, Los Angeles FC have managed to gain nine points so far, going into this match
Only a positive result will be acceptable for Bob Bradley’s Los Angeles, having drawn away to Houston Dynamo, which itself followed a loss to New York. A win would go some way to restoring the team’s confidence.
Los Angeles need to get out of the losing habit, with three recorded in the last five meetings. Their position is tenth in the League, and they have nine points having won two matches, drawn three fixtures, and lost three meetings.
Los Angeles have drawn one game and lost two matches of their three League matches on the road this season.
A win in this fixture, would take Los Angeles FC’s points from 9 to 12, so far this season.
Sporting Kansas City v Los Angeles FC Head-to-Head.
These two sides have met four times before this fixture, with each recording wins on two occasions. Further, Kansas have won all last two games with Los Angeles at Children’s Mercy Park. July 2019 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Sporting Kansas City took all three points winning 1-5.
For Kansas, contributed with
in 10 League fixtures this campaign, while scored
in 8 League fixtures this Major League Soccer Season for Los Angeles.