MLS – LA Galaxy at home to Portland Timbers

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Next Sunday at 12:00am GMT, on matchday 21 of the MLS, we will see Galaxy play Portland at StubHub Center.

Portland to face sixth Galaxy on Sunday at StubHub Center, with Giovanni Savarese’s squad currently occupying twelfth place in the League.

This season’s MLS campaign, has so far seen LA Galaxy achieve 23 points

Galaxy come to this fixture on the back of a 4-1 home win against Austin at StubHub Center.

Also, Galaxy keep finding ways to win, having secured seven victories in their last 14 fixtures is astonishing this season. With 23 points (0W, 0L and 0D), they are established in sixth position in the League.

When Galaxy host Portland, they will do so on the back of four victories and three losses on their own ground.

LA Galaxy will see 26 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Portland Timbers have so far accrued 15 points in this season of the MLS

It was three points secured for Portland in their last fixture, beating Inter Miami 2-1 at Inter Miami CF Stadium.

Also, Portland will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose three games this MLS season. Their position is twelfth in the League and they have 15 points, that is, 0W, 0L and 0D.

Portland’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 one game, drawn three games, and lost four meetings.

A victory for Portland Timbers would put them on 18 points.

LA Galaxy v Portland Timbers – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels Galaxy and Portland have faced each other 30 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Galaxy’s favour (13 – 11). Also, four of the past five games between Galaxy and Portland have resulted in a Galaxy win. April 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Portland Timbers took all three points winning 1-3 away.

Players to watch

For Galaxy, Jonathan Henry has netted in 14 League games this MLS Season, while Aljaž is a top performing player who has scored in 15 League fixtures this campaign for Portland.

Other standout players for Galaxy are Jonathan Lee and Richard with respectively and for Portland are David and Hunter with respectively.