MLS – Houston Dynamo face Los Angeles FC

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BBVA Compass Stadium sees Thursday action as Houston take on Los Angeles – 3:30am GMT.

Leaders Los Angeles are currently 13 places higher than their rivals Houston, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and fourteenth positions respectively.

Houston Dynamo have so far accrued 26 points in this season of the MLS

It was three points secured for Houston in their last fixture, beating Minnesota United 2-1 at Allianz Field.

Also, suffering 14 losses in 20 meetings is a terrible run of form for any club, Paulo Nagamura’s Houston will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. Their position is fourteenth in the League and they have 26 points, that is, 0W, 0L and 0D.

Playing at home, Houston have won four games, drawn four fixtures, and lost five games.

A victory for Houston Dynamo would put them on 29 points.

Los Angeles FC will try to defend their lead in the MLS

Following two straight wins for Los Angeles in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.

Also, League leaders Los Angeles keep finding ways to win, having secured 11 victories in their last 15 meetings is astonishing this season. 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws; That’s worth the number one spot in the League.

Los Angeles’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Houston. In the 13 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won seven games, drawn one game, and lost five matches.

As League leaders every game is crucial, so a victory would ensure that Los Angeles FC stay top, whilst maintaining pressure on their rivals.

Houston Dynamo v Los Angeles FC – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels four wins and four draws for Houston. In addition, Los Angeles have won three out of four fixtures when visiting Houston. Their most recent encounter in this competition was June 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.

Players to watch

For Houston, Michael contributed with in 27 League games this campaign, while John is one of the top performing players after having scored in 27 League matches this season for Los Angeles.