Los Angeles Galaxy vs Charlotte FC Preview
Charlotte FC finished in ninth place in the MLS Eastern Conference standings and have managed to step up to the plate in recent weeks. The North Carolina outfit played out a 3-3 draw against Sporting Kansas City last week and will look to take it up a notch in this match.
Los Angeles Galaxy, on the other hand, finished in 13th place in the Western Conference league table and have not been at their best over the past year. The Galaxy slumped to a narrow 2-1 defeat at the hands of St. Louis City in their previous game and will need to bounce back this week.
Los Angeles Galaxy vs Charlotte FC Head-to-Head and Key Numbers
- Los Angeles Galaxy and Charlotte FC are on an even footing as far as the official head-to-head record is concerned and have won one game apiece out of a total of two matches played between the two teams.
- The two matches between Charlotte FC and Los Angeles Galaxy have witnessed only two goals scored, with the winning team keeping a clean sheet in each victory so far.
- Charlotte FC are winless in three of their last four matches in all competitions, with their only victory during this period coming by a 1-0 margin against Inter Miami last year.
- Los Angeles Galaxy are winless in their last eight matches in all competitions, with their previous victory coming by a 4-3 margin against Minnesota United in September last year.
Los Angeles Galaxy vs Charlotte FC Prediction
Los Angeles Galaxy have struggled to impose themselves over the past year but have shown flashes of their attacking ability in recent weeks. Diego Fagundez found the back of the net against St. Louis City and will look to replicate his heroics this week.
Charlotte FC can pack a punch on their day but have also struggled this year. Los Angeles Galaxy have several issues to address, however, and are unlikely to win this game.
Prediction: Los Angeles Galaxy 1-2 Charlotte FC
Los Angeles Galaxy vs Charlotte FC Betting Tips
Tip 1: Result – Charlotte FC to win
Tip 2: Game to have over 2.5 goals – Yes
Tip 3: Charlotte FC to score first – Yes
Tip 4: Diego Fagundez to score – Yes