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Prediction: Los Angeles FC vs Minnesota United

Jamie Jones in Free Soccer Predictions, MLS 29 May 2024

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Prediction: Match to end in 1-1

Best Odds: 17/2

Bookmaker: Zetbet

Los Angeles FC and Minnesota United will lock horns with each other in Major League Soccer this week. The match between Steve Cherundolo’s side and Eric Ramsay’s team will be held at the BMO Stadium in Los Angeles and is scheduled to kick off at 3:45 am UK time on Thursday.

Los Angeles FC

Los Angeles FC are one of the most well-known clubs in Major League Soccer. The Black and Gold did extremely well last season, They ended up third in the Western Conference and reached the playoffs.

Steve Cherundolo’s side are doing quite well at the moment. They are now fourth in the Major League Soccer Western Conference with 24 points from 14 matches, five points behind leaders Real Salt Lake.

The Black and Gold will head into the Major League Soccer match against Minnesota United on the back of a 1-1 draw with Atlanta United FC away from home in the league. It came after a 3-0 victory over Loudoun United FC in front of their fans in U.S. Open Cup which followed a 2-0 victory over St. Louis CITY SC in Major League Soccer.

Team News:

Los Angeles FC are likely to line up in a 3-4-3 formation. Hugo Lloris will be in goal for the home team and will have Jesus Murillo, Maxime Chanot and Aaron Long in front of him in defence. Sergi Palencia, Timothy Tillman, Erik Duenas and Omar Campos are likely to be the four midfielders. Cristian Olivera, Mateusz Bogusz and Dénis Bouanga will be the three forwards.

Minnesota United

Minnesota United are doing extremely well at the moment and are likely to end up in the Major League Soccer Western Conference playoffs. The Loons had a disappointing 2023 campaign, but things are looking much better for them this time around.

Eric Ramsay’s side are second in the Major League Soccer Western Conference table at the moment with 25 points from 13 matches, four points behind leaders Real Salt Lake. They could end up winning the Western Conference title.

The Loons will head into the Major League Soccer match against Los Angeles FC on the back of a 3-3 draw with the Colorado Rapids away from home in the league. It came after a 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers in MLS which followed a 2-2 draw with Los Angeles Galaxy on the road in the league.

Team News:

Minnesota United are likely to line up in a 5-4-1 formation against Los Angeles FC. Dayne St. Clair will be at home for the visiting team and will have D.J. Taylor, Kervin Arriaga, Michael Boxall, Devin Padelford and Joseph Rosales in front of him in defence. Robin Lod, Wil Trapp, Carlos Harvey and Jeong Sang-Bin will be the four midfielders. Tani Oluwaseyi will lead the line for Eric Ramsay’s team.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Los Angeles FC have won their last 3 Major League Soccer games.
  • Minnesota United have lost 2 of their 13 Major League Soccer matches this season.
  • Los Angeles FC have scored 25 goals in 14 Major League Soccer games.
  • Minnesota United have scored 24 goals and conceded 17 goals in 13 Major League Soccer matches.
  • Los Angeles FC have conceded 19 goals in 14 Major League Soccer games.

Conclusion

Minnesota United are doing better than Los Angeles FC and are in better form. However, Steve Cherundolo’s side have started to pick up important points and are likely to eke out a draw from this particular Major League Soccer match.

Prediction: Match to end in 1-1

Best Odds: 17/2

Bookmaker: Zetbet

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jamie Jones


Jamie Jones is an experienced football journalist who has been working in the industry for years. Jamie watches all the major leagues in Europe, especially the Premier League and La Liga.

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