MLS Action at StubHub Center – LA Galaxy face San Jose

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StubHub Center sees Thursday action as Galaxy take on San Jose – 5:00am GMT.

This clash sees fifth placed Galaxy, welcome thirteenth placed San Jose to StubHub Center.

It’s 27 points so far for LA Galaxy this season, going into this meeting

Can Galaxy make it three out of three, having turned over Los Angeles FC 3-2 and Montréal 4-0 in their last two games?

Also, Galaxy will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose one game this MLS season. Now they have 0 matches won, 0 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fifth place, with a total of 27 points.

Playing at home, Galaxy have won five matches, drawn one game, and lost three fixtures.

A win in this fixture, would take LA Galaxy’s points from 27 to 30, so far this season.

San Jose go into this game with 19 points secured

When San Jose last turned out in the MLS, the result was a disappointing draw 2-2 against Toronto FC at BMO Field. They will be hoping for a better result this time.

Also, with four draws in eight fixtures, San Jose need to develop a strategy for getting over the line in games. Their position is thirteenth in the League and they have 19 points, that is, 0W, 0L and 0D.

San Jose have had a disappointing run of performances on the road, having drawn three matches and lost six meetings of their nine League matches on the road this season.

Victory for San Jose would take their points tally to 22 so far this season.

LA Galaxy v San Jose – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels Galaxy and San Jose have faced each other 84 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Galaxy’s favour (33 – 29). Also, ten of the past 20 games between Galaxy and San Jose have resulted in a Galaxy win. Their most recent encounter in this competition was August 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-2 away win for Quakes.

Performance Report

For Galaxy, Jonathan Henry has netted in 17 League games this campaign, while Emmanuel, one of their best scorers, has netted in 18 League fixtures this season for San Jose.