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| On Aug 20, 2021 5:00 PM IST

LAG vs SJ Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes Major League Soccer Fixtures August 21

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LAG vs SJ Dream11: As the Major League Soccer season goes on in full swing, it will be LA Galaxy that takes on San Jose Earthquakes at the Dignity Health Tennis Center up next. Talking about the standings, LA Galaxy are in at the 3rd spot with 35 points in the Western Conference. They are on the back of a 2-1 defeat to Colorado, and will be keen on bouncing back through a positive result.

LAG vs SJ Dream 11 Team Prediction

Meanwhile, the San Jose Earthquakes are in at the 9th spot in the Western Conference, having won five, drawn eight and lost seven games so far. San Jose did show some character in their most recent game to Minnesota, as they drew 1-1 in spite of Nathan Cardoso getting sent off within 25 minutes. Nevertheless, they will have to be at their absolute best in order to get the better of LA Galaxy.

Date: August 21, Saturday
Kick-Off: 8:00 AM (IST)
Venue: Dignity Health Tennis Center

MLS Table: , LA Galaxy are in at the 3rd spot with 35 points in the Western Conference, while, San Jose Earthquakes are in at 9th with 26 points.

Recent Form

LA Galaxy: LLDW

San Jose Earthquakes: DDWD

Head to Head

From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s LA Galaxy that has the edge with three wins in contrast to San Jose’s two wins. One game has ended on level terms.

LA Galaxy News

Injury Report and Unavailability: Chicharito is on the sidelines due to injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy: 

  • J Bond should be starting in at goal.
  • Araujo, Williams, Couliabaly and Villafana could line up in defence.
  • Santos and Raveloson are expected to partner along in central midfield.
  • Grandsir, Alvarez and Lletget can provide the service to Jovelic up top.

LA Galaxy Starting XI (Likely)

Bond
Araujo
Williams
Coulibaly
Villafana
Santos
Revelson
Grandsir
Alvarez
Lleteget
Jovelic

San Jose Earthquakes News

Injury Report and Unavailability: Tommy Thompson is ruled out due to injury. Nathan misses out as a result of suspension.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Marcinkowski should be starting in at goal.
  • Beason, Alanis and Abecasis could line up in defence.
  • Fierro and Salinas are likely to feature as the wing backs.
  • Yueill, Judson, Cowell and Espionaza can start in midfield.
  • Ebobisse is in contention to lead the attack up top.

San Jose Earthquakes Starting XI (Likely)

Marchowski
Beason
Alanis
Abecasis
Fierro
Judson
Yueill
Salinas
Cowell
Espinoza
Ebobisse

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Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Julian Araujo can play a pivotal role as the wing back for LA Galaxy. Araujo h four assists, and a pass accuracy of 82.7% from 19 appearances this season.

Cristian Espinoza can pack a punch in the final third region for San Jose Earthquakes. Espinoza has two goal, six assists, and also has a pass accuracy of 82.7% from 20 appearances this season.

Differential Picks

Ryan Raveloson has impressed in the central midfield region for LA Galaxy. Ravleson has five goals, and a pass accuracy of 88.4% from 10 apperances this season.

Cade Cowell has done well in the advanced region for San Jose Earthquakes. Cowell has four goals, four assists, and also has a pass accuracy of 72% from 19 appearances this season.

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LAG vs SJ Dream 11 Teams

Gk: J Bond
DEF: O Alanis, J Villafana, J Araujo, T Beason
MID: V Vazquez, J Yueill, R Raveloson
FOR: D Joveljic, C Espinoa, C Cowell

Likely Winner

San Jose Earthquakes are undefeated in their last nine games in the MLS, but will have a stern test against LA Galaxy. LA Galaxy might be without their star man Chicharito, but will be heading in as favorites as per the LAG vs SJ Today Match Prediction Odds.

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