MLS – Vancouver Whitecaps face LA Galaxy
Caps at home against Galaxy – Thursday – 5:00am GMT – BC Place Stadium.
Thursday’s clash at BC Place Stadium- sees eighth placed Galaxy, travel to eleventh-placed Caps in the MLS.
With the MLS season well into its stride, Vancouver Whitecaps have managed to gain 34 points
With Caps having secured all three points on their two previous outings, Vanni Sartini’s men will doubtless be looking to retain their run after this fixture.
Also, Caps have a huge task to over-turn their opponents in this match, having already lost three games this season. Now they have 0 matches won, 0 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in eleventh place, with a total of 34 points.
Playing at home, Caps have won seven fixtures, drawn three meetings, and lost four games.
Vancouver Whitecaps will see 37 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
It’s 40 points so far for LA Galaxy this season, going into this fixture
A 3rd successive, disappointing result for Galaxy will not be acceptable for Greg Vanney’s men. They will see this fixture as an opportunity to turn their form around after drawing 1-1 at Nashville SC and 2-2 at Sporting Kansas City.
Also, with three draws in three matches, Galaxy need to develop a strategy for getting over the line in games. With 40 points (0W, 0L and 0D), they are established in eighth position in the League.
Galaxy’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Caps. In the 14 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won four meetings, drawn four games, and lost six matches.
A victory for LA Galaxy would put them on 43 points.
Vancouver Whitecaps v LA Galaxy – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Galaxy with a greater number of wins. In the last 29 meetings, they have enjoyed 14 wins, to Caps’s nine victories. Further, the last nine games against Galaxy have resulted in seven wins for Caps. August 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Village took all three points winning 5-2.
Players to watch
For Caps, Ben, one of their best scorers, has netted in 30 League games this season, while Jonathan Henry is a top performing player who has scored in 29 League matches so far for Galaxy.