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LAF vs SPKC Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Los Angeles vs Sporting Kansas City Major League Soccer Live Score September 4

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LAF vs SPFC Dream11: Sporting Kansas are on the road in order to complete a Friday night game in the MLS. They will travel to play LAFC for the third time this season. The team has scored six goals in the last two games versus Los Angeles.

Sporting is third on the table with 40 points. They have lost momentum in the last month, drawing the last three games. Meanwhile, Los Angeles are languishing in 19th place. They are on an eight-game winless run. They stopped a four-game losing streak by getting a draw against the LA Galaxy. Sporting are looking to go top of the Western Conference while Los Angeles are eyeing a playoff birth.

Date: September 4, Saturday
Kick-Off: 7:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Banc of California Stadium

Major League Soccer Table

Sporting Kansas City are at the second spot in Western Conference with 40 points. Los Angeles are in at 11th with 24 points.

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Los Angeles FC: DLLLL

Sporting Kansas City: DDDWL

Head to Head

Sporting Kansas City has the upper hand in the last 5 meetings with three wins while Los Angeles won twice. In the reverse fixture, Sporting won 4-1.

LAFC vs SPKC Today Match Prediction Details

Los Angeles FC News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Brian Rodriguez and Diego Palacios are on international duty.
  • Julian Gaines is yet to feature while Diego Rossi has been loaned out to Fenerbahce.
  • Kwadwo Opoku, Erik Duenas, Eddie Segura, Carlos Vela, Alvaro Quezada, and Mohamed Traore remain sidelined through injuries

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Los Angeles will lineup in a 4-3-3 formation.
  • T Romero should be starting in goal.
  • T Blackmon, S IBeagha, M Fall, and J Murillo should form the backline.
  • L Blessing, E Atuesta, and J Cifuentes will occupy the midfield slots.
  • C Arango will be leading the lines with R Edwards and C Jennings.

Los Angeles FC Starting XI (Likely)

Romero
Blackmon
Murillo
Fall
Ibeagha
Blessing
Atuesta
Cifuentes
Edwards
Jennings
Arango

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Sporting Kansas City News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Daniel Salloi and Gadi Kinda are on international duty with their respective countries.
  • Felipe Hernandez is out for personal reasons, while Jaylin Lindsey and Nicolas Isimat-Mirin remain out with injuries.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Sporting Kansas City will also lineup in a 4-3-3 formation.
  • T Melia should be starting in goal.
  • G Zusi, R Puncec, A Fontas, and L Martins can be the back four in defence.
  • G Barber, R Espinoza, and C Duke will occupy the midfield positions.
  • K Shelton, A Pulido, and J Russell auto pick themselves in the forward areas.

Sporting Kansas City Starting XI (Likely)

Melia
Zusi
Puncec
Fontas
Martins
Barber
Espinoza
Duke
Russell
Pulido
Shelton

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Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Alan Pulido is the standout captain pick in the fixture. He has eight goals and two assists in the league this season.

Goals 8
Assists 2
Pass Accuracy 85.1
Chances Created 24
Interceptions 0
Tackles 9
Clean Sheets 1

Johnny Russel can shine for the visitors. He has created 31 chances this season, four of which ended in assists.

Goals 4
Assists 4
Pass Accuracy 77.8
Chances Created 31
Interceptions 10
Tackles 8
Clean Sheets 2

Differential Pick

Eduard Atuesta from Los Angeles FC can rack up the points from his all-action display from the center of the park.

Goals 1
Assists 3
Pass Accuracy 82.3
Chances Created 36
Interceptions 25
Tackles 41
Clean Sheets 4

LAF vs SPKC Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – T Melia
Defenders – J Murillo, T Blackmon, L Martins, A Fontas
Midfielders –
J Cifuentes, E Atuesta, R Espinoza
Forwards – C Arango, J Russell, A Pulido

Likely Winner: 

  • Kansas City have drawn the last three matches while Los Angeles are winless in eight.
  • The last 7 encounters between the two sides have seen over 2.5 goals.
  • Kansas have a clean sheet in the last three away matches.
  • We are backing Sporting Kansas City to secure a narrow win in this game.

    Match Odds

Los Angeles FC: 7/5
Sporting Kansas City: 21/10

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Devashish Pant

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