MLS – Season Continues – San Jose v Real Salt Lake on Match-day 31

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Avaya Stadium sees Sunday action as San Jose take on RSL – 5:00am GMT.

Third placed RSL, are away to thirteenth placed San Jose on Sunday.

San Jose arrive at this game, having secured 22 points so far this season

Is this to be the game where San Jose to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Houston Dynamo and LA Galaxy.

Also, with an unfortunate San Jose that has not managed to win in their last League so far, Álex Covelo’s men form is worryingly poor. Quakes should solve their trend if they don’t want to occupy the lasts places in the League Table. They currently stand thirteenth in the League, with 22 points for a total of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

San Jose have won four matches, drawn four meetings, and lost two fixtures of their 10 League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture would take San Jose’s points to 25 in the League.

Real Salt Lake’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 33 points this season

RSL come to this game on the back of a 0-1 home loss against FC Dallas at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Also, suffering three losses in five matches is a terrible run of form for any club, Pablo Mastroeni’s RSL will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. Their position is third in the League and they have 33 points, that is, 0W, 0L and 0D.

RSL’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to San Jose. In the 11 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two games, drawn three meetings, and lost six fixtures.

Winning this fixture will see Real Salt Lake on 36 points.

San Jose v Real Salt Lake – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels San Jose and RSL have faced each other 39 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in San Jose’s favour (15 – 13). Further, RSL have tasted defeat against San Jose in two out of the past three games with them. The last time they played each other in this competition Quakes secured a 2-0 home win.