Los Angeles FC will be up against Colorado Rapids in the upcoming fixture of the Majore League Soccer season. Talking about the standings, Los Angeles FC haven’t had a good start to the season, and are at the bottom of Western Conference with six points courtesy a win, two draws and two defeats. Meanwhile, Colorado Rapids, are in at the 4th spot with 10 points having won three, drawn one and lost two games so far. Los Angeles FC will have to be at their best in order to prevent further dropped points, while, the Rapids look to gather some momentum. With that being said, here is the LAF vs CR Dream 11 Prediction for the game ahead.
Date: May 23, Monday
Kick Off: 8:00 AM IST
Venue: Banc of California Stadium
Watch MLS Live Score and Stream: No Coverage in India
MLS League Table: Los Angeles FC are at the bottom of the Western Conference with five points, while, Colorado are 4th in it with nine points.
Los Angeles FC: WDDLL
Colorado Rapids: DLWWW
Head to Head
From the last four meetings between the two sides, it’s Los Angeles FC who have had the upper hand with three wins in contrast to Colorado Rapids’ one win.
Los Angeles FC News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Kwadwo Opoku and Erik Duenas are ruled out due to injury.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Pablo Sisniega should be starting in at goal, while, Palacios, Moon Hwan Kim, Murillo and Blackmon could line up as the back four in defence. Atuesta, Blessing and Mark Kaye should accommodate the midfield region. Corey Baird, Carlos Vela and Diego Rossi are in contention to lead the attack.
Los Angeles Starting XI: likely
Colorado Rapids News
Injury Report and Unavailability: Braian Galvan and Jonathan Lewis are on the sidelines due to injury.
Expected Changes and Strategy: William Yarbrough should be starting in at goal, while, Rosenberry, Wilson, Trsuty and Vines could line up as the back four in defence. Barrios, Acosta, Price and Shinyashiki are expected to feature in the midfield region. Rubio and Bassett are likely to lead the attack up front.
Colorado Rapids Starting XI: Likely
Fantasy Football Tips
Corey Baird can play a pivotal role in the forward region for Los Angeles FC. Baird has two goals and an assist from the last five appearances. He can be included to the LAF vs CR Dream11 Team.
Diego Rubi can pack a punch in the final third for Colorado Rapids. Rubi has scored two goals from the five appearances in the league this season. He can be added to the LAF vs CR Dream 11 Fantasy Football side as well.
Eduard Atuesta can anchor the midfield role, and has a goal, as well as while having a pass accuracy of 80.7% from five appearances in the league this season.
Cole Bassett has impressed in midfield for Colorado Rapids. The 19 year old has two goals and also has a pass accuracy of 77% from five appearances in the league this season.
Goalkeeper: W Yarbrough
Defenders: T Blackmon, A Trusty, D Wilson, D Palacios
Midfielders: M Kaye, E Atuesta, J Price, C Bassett
Forwards: D Rubio, C Baird
Los Angeles FC are struggling to find form so far, while, Colorado have been a bit hot and cold as well. However, the LAFC vs CR Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of a draw here.