Major League Soccer: Los Angeles FC - SJ Earthquakes pre-match thoughts and facts

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Competition: USA Major League Soccer
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 19:30 (UTC)
Venue: Banc of California Stadium (22000 seats)

Los Angeles FC - SJ Earthquakes: Major League Soccer basement teams scrapping for points and greatness. Read all the available numbers and facts before the match!

Insights:
  • Los Angeles FC have the most dropped points from leading position (21) in Major League Soccer

This looks to be an engrossing fixture with lots of fun and bustle as both teams are well renewed since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Los Angeles FC form and stats

Los Angeles FC have collected 23 points from their Major League Soccer home games so far after 6-5-3.

The home team returns to Banc of California Stadium after being equal after 90 minutes with LA Galaxy (placed 6th) on their last time out; the Major League Soccer game ended 1-1. Mamadou Fall, defender, was given a rating of 7.85/10 in that game, top of the team. Fall won 5 of 7 duels.

Preceding that match was the home game against Portland Timbers that was lost 1-2.

Angeles are traveling soon after this match as the Major League Soccer match at Dallas awaits in four days.

The Los Angeles FC fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 27 goals in 14 league matches. Angeles have conceded 21 from these games.

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SJ Earthquakes form and stats

4 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses. That’s the product of SJ Earthquakes playing as the away team in the Major League Soccer this season.

Earthquakes play their second straight away game, having lost the previous one 0-3 to Vancouver Whitecaps (placed 8th). Midfielder Jackson Yueill was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 7.42. Yueill hit one key pass and had 38 successful passes (of 41 total).

The game before that, was lost at home, a 1-3 defeat against Seattle Sounders.

After this away game SJ Earthquakes return home for a Major League Soccer game against Austin. That game is only four sleeps after this.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Earthquakes have scored 16 goals in 14 league games away. Earthquakes have conceded 22 goals in these games.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have fought earlier this season: SJ Earthquakes - Angeles 2-0. Angeles-SJ Earthquakes H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Los Angeles FC five wins, SJ Earthquakes five wins, zero draws. eight of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

SJ EarthquakesJ. López Ramírez
J. López Ramírez
11 goals
Los Angeles FCC. Arango Duque
C. Arango Duque
6 goals

Los Angeles FC missing players

SJ Earthquakes missing players

Los Angeles FC SJ Earthquakes
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
28 14 3 Played P 4 14 28
9 6 2 Won W 1 4 8
7 5 1 Drew D 2 6 9
12 3 0 Lost L 1 4 11
40 27 5 Scored S 6 16 35
41 21 1 Conceded C 6 22 44
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 75% 93% 93%
93% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 79% 79%
61% 71% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 50% 50%
21% 43% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 21% 32%
11% 21% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 14% 14%
71% 79% 33% BTTS BTTS 75% 64% 64%
18% 21% 67% Clean Sheets C S 25% 14% 14%
11% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 25% 29% 29%
 
5.6 6.3 7.3 Corners for (avg) C F 5.5 4.8 5
4.7 3.8 3.7 Corners against (avg) C A 7.5 6.1 4.7
1.4 1.5 0.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.8 2.6 2.4
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 1 4
 
16.1 17.5 19.3 Shots (avg) S ( 12 12.4 12.6
5.1 5.9 6.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.8 4.9 4.3
28% 33% 26% Goal Efficiency G E 32% 23% 29%
Key stats in Major League Soccer this season:
  • All of Los Angeles FC's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Los Angeles FC have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Los Angeles FC have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Los Angeles FC have the fewest matches over the total-line (6) in Major League Soccer
  • Los Angeles FC have the fewest points from losing position (2) in Major League Soccer
  • Los Angeles FC have the most dropped points from leading position (21) in Major League Soccer
  • Los Angeles FC haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Seattle Sounders 27 16 6 5 44 22 14 7 4 3 22 11 13 9 2 2 22 11 22 54
2 Sporting KC 28 15 7 6 51 31 15 8 5 2 30 16 13 7 2 4 21 15 20 52
3 Colorado Rapids 27 13 9 5 38 27 14 7 6 1 23 11 13 6 3 4 15 16 11 48
4 Portland Timbers 28 14 4 10 45 44 14 9 2 3 28 19 14 5 2 7 17 25 1 46
5 Real Salt Lake 28 11 6 11 45 44 14 8 4 2 23 13 14 3 2 9 22 31 1 39
6 LA Galaxy 28 11 6 11 39 45 14 7 3 4 22 16 14 4 3 7 17 29 -6 39
7 Minnesota United 27 10 8 9 30 32 13 8 2 3 17 7 14 2 6 6 13 25 -2 38
8 Vancouver Whitecaps 27 9 10 8 34 34 14 8 2 4 20 14 13 1 8 4 14 20 0 37
9 Los Angeles FC 28 9 7 12 40 41 14 6 5 3 27 21 14 3 2 9 13 20 -1 34
10 SJ Earthquakes 28 8 9 11 35 44 14 4 3 7 19 22 14 4 6 4 16 22 -9 33
11 Dallas 29 6 10 13 39 47 14 4 7 3 20 15 15 2 3 10 19 32 -8 28
12 Houston Dynamo 29 5 12 12 33 45 14 5 6 3 19 17 15 0 6 9 14 28 -12 27
13 Austin 28 7 4 17 29 44 14 5 2 7 22 22 14 2 2 10 7 22 -15 25

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Major League Soccer (often known simply as MLS) is the top level of football (soccer) in the United States and Canada. MLS has 24 teams divided into two conferences, Eastern and Western. Each team play 34 fixtures to decide a league table champion. The top fourteen teams then compete in playoff to crown a MLS Cup champion.