MLS – San Jose take on Minnesota United

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Next Sunday at 5:00am GMT, on matchday 45 of the MLS, we will see San Jose play Minnesota at Avaya Stadium.

Currently sitting in fifth place, Minnesota will travel to San Jose, who are nine places lower in the League and sit in fourteenth place.

This season’s MLS campaign, has so far seen San Jose achieve 31 points

With the memory of their last match, doubtless on their minds, a (1-1) draw against FC Dallas, San Jose will be keen to improve on that result in this game.

Also, San Jose need to get out of the losing habit, with 10 recorded in the last 19 fixtures. Now they have 0 matches won, 0 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fourteenth place, with a total of 31 points.

Playing at home, San Jose have won six meetings, drawn six games, and lost four matches.

Victory for San Jose would take their points tally to 34 so far this season.

Minnesota United have so far accrued 45 points in this season of the MLS

Minnesota will be hoping for a win, following a disappointing 1-1 home draw against Los Angeles FC in their last game.

Also, Minnesota keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 15 meetings is astonishing this season. With 45 points, they currently sit fifth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

Minnesota’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to San Jose. In the 15 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won six matches, drawn one game, and lost eight fixtures.

Winning this fixture will see Minnesota United on 48 points.

San Jose v Minnesota United – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the two teams have already faced each other 11 times with the tally being five victories and two draws for San Jose. In addition, San Jose have won all last four games with Minnesota at Avaya Stadium. March 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and San Jose took all three points winning 1-0.

Players to watch

For San Jose, Emmanuel is one of the top performing players after having scored in 32 League games this MLS Season, while Eric scored in 31 League fixtures this campaign for Minnesota.