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| On Aug 17, 2021 5:00 PM IST

SJ vs MU Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for San Jose Earthquakes vs Minnesota United Major League Soccer Fixtures August 18


SJ vs MU Dream11: As the Major League Soccer goes on in full swing, it will be San Jose Earthquakes that takes on Minnesota United at the PayPal Park. Talking about the standings, San Jose Earthquakes are in at the 9th spot with 22 points on board in the Western Conference. Their most recent game was a goalless draw to Vancouver Whitecaps.

SJ vs MU Dream 11 Team Prediction

Meanwhile, Minnesota United, are in at the 5th with 26 points to their names in the Western Conference. Minnesota are on the back of 1-0 defeat to LA Galaxy, and will be eager to get back to winning ways. That being said, we can expect the upcoming contest to be an intriguing affair.

Date: August 18, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 8:00 am (ist)
Venue: PayPal Park

MLS Table: San Jose Earthquakes are 9th in the Western Conference, while, Minnesota United at in at 5th.

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Recent Form

San Jose Earthquakes: DWD

Minnesota United: LWD

Head to Head

From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s Minnesota United that has the upper hand with four wins in contrast to San Jose Earthquakes one win. One game has also ended on level terms.

SJ vs MUN Today Match Prediction Details

San Jose News

Injury Report and Unavailability: Tommy Thompson is ruled out due to an injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy: 

  • J Marcinkowski should be starting in at goal.
  • S Salinas, O Alanis, T Beason and M Lopez could line up in defence.
  • F Jungwirth and J Yueill should accommodate central midfield.
  • C Cowell, J Lope and C Espinoza can provide the service to C Wondolowski up top.

San Jose Earthquakes Starting XI (Likely)

James Marcinkowski
Shea Salinas
Oswaldo Alanis
Tanner Beason
Marcos Lopez
Florian Jungwirth
Jackson Yueill
Cade Cowell
Javier Lopez
Cristian Espinoza
Chris Wondolowski


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Minnesota United News

Injury Report and Unavailability: Franco Fragapane is on the sidelines due to injury. Michael Boxall is in doubt to start as well.

Expected Changes and Strategy: 

  • D St. Clair should be starting in at goal.
  • R Metanire, M Brent Kallman, B Diabassy and C Gasper could feature in defence.
  • W Trapp and H Dotson are expected to start in central midfield.
  • E Reynoso, E Finlay and R Lod should provide the service to A Hunou up top.

Minnesota United Starting XI (Likely)

D St. Clair
R Mentanire
M Brent Kallman
B Diabassy
C Gasper
W Trapp
H Doston
E Rynoso
E Finlay
R Lod
A Hunou

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Cristian Espinoza can play a pivotal role in the final third region for San Jose Earthquakes. Espinoza has two goals, six assists, and also has a pass accuracy of 82.4% from 19 appearances this season.

Robin Lod can pack a punch in the final third region for Minnesota United. Lod registered six goals, three assists, and also has a pass accuracy of 85% from 12 appearances this season.

Differential Picks 

Cade Cowell has bagged four goals, four assists, and also has a pass accuracy of 71.8% from18 appearances this season for San Jose Earthquakes.

Emanuel Reynoso has two goals, three assists and a pass accuracy of 75% from 17 appearances for Minnesota.

SJ vs MU Dream11 Teams

GK: D S Clair
DEF: O Alanis, B Dibassu, C Gasper, T Beason
MID: J Yueill, H Doston, E Reynoso
FOR: R Lod, C Espinoza, C Cowell

Likely Winner: 

San Jose Earthquakes have been going through an underwhelming run of form in recent times, and will have to be at their best in the upcoming fixture. However, the SJ vs MU Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of Minnesota United to get the win here.

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