MLS – LA Galaxy face Minnesota United
Wednesday’s clash between Galaxy and Minnesota, sees sixth take on twelfth in the League.
LA Galaxy’s MLS season, has so far seen them gain 24 points, going into this game
With Greg Vanney’s men stubbornly held to a 1-1 draw in their last match, he will hope to find the key to unlock the defence in this fixture.
Also, Galaxy have developed a habit of drawing football matches this season, which is reflected by their position in the table. With 24 points (7W, 5L and 3D), they are established in sixth position in the League having won seven matches, drawn three games, and lost five fixtures.
When Galaxy host Minnesota, they will do so on the back of four victories, one dart, and three losse on their own ground.
LA Galaxy will have 27 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Greg Vanney could be missing up to five of their players through injury or illness for the game on Wednesday.
Minnesota United have 18 points to their name, going into this tie
Also, suffering eight losses in 12 meetings is a terrible run of form for any club, Adrian Heath’s Minnesota will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. They currently stand twelfth in the League, with 18 points for a total of 5 wins, 8 losses and 3 draws having won five fixtures, drawn three matches, and lost eight matches.
Minnesota’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Galaxy. In the 8 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two meetings, drawn one game, and lost five games.
A win in this fixture would take Minnesota United’s points to 21 in the League.
Minnesota are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Adrian Heath is concerned that Wednesday’s fixture could see him without five of his key players
LA Galaxy v Minnesota United – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Galaxy and Minnesota have faced each other 11 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Galaxy’s favour (6 – 1). Further, Galaxy recent form against Minnesota has been outstanding, winning on six out of the last eight games. The last time both teams met in this competition was May 2022 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw.
For Galaxy, Chicharito is one of the top performing players after having scoredsix goals in 15 League fixtures this MLS Season, while Robin Lod is a top performing player who has scoredsix goals in 16 League games so far for Minnesota.