Seeking to finish their run of three straight defeats within the MLS, Austin FC welcome Los Angeles FC to the Q2 Stadium on Thursday.
The guests head into the sport on a two-game profitable streak and will likely be seeking to preserve the juggernaut rolling.
Austin FC failed to search out their toes final Sunday as they fell to a humbling 3-0 defeat by the hands of Houston Dynamo.
In a one-sided affair on the BBVA Stadium, Griffin Dorsey opened the scoring within the first minute of the sport earlier than Fafà Picault scored twice to cap off an outstanding particular person efficiency.
Previous to that, Tabare Ramos Ricciardi’s males suffered defeats in opposition to FC Dallas and Vancouver Whitecaps, conceding eight targets and scoring three.
Austin FC have now picked up three factors from the final 21 obtainable and this horrid run sees them rooted to the underside of the Western Convention.
In the meantime, Los Angeles’ upturn in kind continued on Monday as they claimed a 3-2 win over Actual Salt lake on house turf.
With the scores degree within the end-to-end affair, Croatian defender Toni Datković scored an personal purpose to sentence the Claret and Cobalt to their third defeat in 4 outings.
This adopted an emphatic 4-0 win over 10-man Sporting Kansas Metropolis which ended their eight-game winless run.
Bob Bradley’s males have now moved into eighth place within the Western Convention, degree on 30 factors with Actual Salt Lake within the remaining playoff spot.
Austin FC vs Los Angeles FC Head-To-Head
This would be the third assembly between the 2 sides. Los Angeles FC have been dominant within the historical past of this fixture, claiming wins within the two earlier encounters.
Austin FC Kind Information: L-W-L-L-L
Los Angeles FC Kind Information: L-L-D-W-W
Austin FC vs Los Angeles FC Group Information
Austin FC will likely be with out the companies of Danny Hoesen, Ben Sweat, Matt Besler, Aaron Schoenfeld and Ulises Segura, who’ve all been sidelined by way of accidents.
Injured: Ben Sweat, Matt Besler, Danny Hoesen, Aaron Schoenfeld, Ulises Segura
Los Angeles FC
Kwadwo Opoku, Eddie Segura, Carlos Vela, Alvaro Quezada, Julian Gaines, Erik Duenas, Tristan Blackmon and Brian Rodriguez will all miss the sport by way of accidents.
Injured: Kwadwo Opoku, Eddie Segura, Carlos Vela, Alvaro Quezada, Julian Gaines, Erik Duenas, Tristan Blackmon, Brian Rodriguez
Austin FC vs Los Angeles FC Predicted XI
Austin FC Predicted XI (4-3-3): Brad Stuver; Nick Lima, Aedan Stanley, Julio Cascante, Hector Jimenez; Daniel Pereira, Alexander Ring, Tomas Pochettino; Jon Gallagher, Cecilio Dominguez, Diego Fagundez
Los Angeles FC Predicted XI (4-3-3): Tomas Romero; Diego Palacios, Jordan Harvey, Jesus Murillo, Sebastien Ibeagha; Eduard Atuesta, Latif Blessing, Francisco Ginella; Raheem Edwards, Danny Musovski, Diego Rossi
Austin FC vs Los Angeles FC Prediction
Either side head into the sport in contrasting kind, with the hosts failing to choose up a degree from their final three outings. Los Angeles have loved a good season to this point and will transfer into the playoff locations with a win.
We predict the guests will come away with all three factors as they tackle an out-of-sorts Austin.
Prediction: Austin FC 0-2 Los Angeles FC