MLS – Match-day -1 Sees Los Angeles FC take on FC Dallas

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Banc of California Stadium sees Wednesday action as Los Angeles take on Dallas – 7:30pm GMT.

It’s a trip to Banc of California Stadium for first placed Los Angeles on Wednesday, as they take on fourth placed Dallas.

Los Angeles FC will be under pressure to remain top of the League, going into this game

Los Angeles come to this fixture on the back of a victory, having beaten Red Bulls 2-0 at Banc of California Stadium.

Also, League leaders Los Angeles keep finding ways to win, having secured 10 victories in their last 16 matches is astonishing this season. 10 wins, 3 losses and 3 draws; That’s worth the number one spot in the League having won 10 games, drawn three fixtures, and lost three meetings.

When Los Angeles host Dallas, they will do so on the back of six victories, two darts, and one losses on their own ground.

A victory for Los Angeles FC would be a huge boost, giving them the chance to stay on top of the table and put additional pressure to their closest rivals.

Good Attacking Performance

This has been a good season so far for Los Angeles, in terms of goals scored (32). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Carlos Vela (6), Cristian Arango (5), and Ryan Hollingshead (4). Los Angeles have conceded 17 goals.

Los Angeles are likely to be missing three of their key players when they start Wednesday’s game, due to injury and illness.

This season’s MLS campaign, has so far seen FC Dallas achieve 26 points

Dallas’s next opponents will smell blood if they begin the next match with all guns blazing. Whilst it’s understandable that they may want to do this, after their recent 2-2 draw at Austin and previous loss to Vancouver Whitecaps, Dallas must get a positive result and keep defensively solid.

Also, Dallas keep finding ways to win, having secured seven victories in their last 14 games is astonishing this season. With an fourth position in the league and 7 wins, 4 losses and 5 draws, they currently have 26 points in the League having won seven fixtures, drawn five matches, and lost four meetings.

Dallas’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Los Angeles. In the 8 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two fixtures, drawn four games, and lost two meetings.

Winning this fixture will see FC Dallas on 29 points.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring average of 26 goals (25 from open play and one penalty). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Jesus Ferreira (9), Paul Arriola (8), and Brandon Servania (2). Dallas have conceded 17 goals.

Dallas are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Nico Estevez is concerned that Wednesday’s fixture could see him without three of his key players

Los Angeles FC v FC Dallas – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels both teams have already met each other seven times with the result being three wins and three draws for Los Angeles. Additionally, the two teams have drawn three of the last five matches played between them. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was October 2021 and the score line ended up with a 2-3 away win for FC Dallas.

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