Los Angeles FC go up against FC Dallas in the Major League Soccer (MLS) 2022 at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 30. The match will start at 8:00 AM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The hosts, Los Angeles FC, are currently atop the Major League Soccer standings with 33 points from 16 matches. Their home form has been good as well with three wins from their last five games in this tournament. Cristian Arango and Diego Palacios were on the scoresheet as the hosts beat New York Red Bulls in their last outing.
Los Angeles FC have been impressive in the ongoing transfer market. Star-forward Carlos Vela has extended his contract until the end of the 2023 season. The current league leaders have also signed Gareth Bale from Real Madrid and Giorgio Chiellini from Juventus. However, both players will be eligible to play only from July 8, 2022.
After a good start to MLS 2022, FC Dallas have seen a dip in form. Three defeats in the last five matches sees them drop down to seventh in the MLS 2022 points table. Paul Arriola’s goal-scoring form has been the only positive for the visitors in this period.
Los Angeles FC vs FC Dallas Major League Soccer 2022 odds
Parimatch odds: Los Angeles FC: 1.69, FC Dallas: 4.60, Draw: 4.10
Betwinner odds: Los Angeles FC: 1.69, FC Dallas: 4.46, Draw: 4.08
Betway odds: Los Angeles FC: 1.70, FC Dallas: 4.33, Draw: 3.80
10CRIC odds: Los Angeles FC: 1.70, FC Dallas: 4.54, Draw: 3.99
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
Los Angeles FC vs FC Dallas head-to-head
Los Angeles FC have the edge in the head-to-head record against FC Dallas, winning three of the six encounters in MLS. FC Dallas have a solitary win while the other two games finished 1-1.
Cristian Arango scored a hat-trick in the last head-to-head as Los Angeles FC came from 1-2 down to beat FC Dallas 3-2.
Los Angeles FC vs FC Dallas probable starting lineups
Los Angeles FC: Maxime Crepeau (goalkeeper); Franco Escobar, Jesus Murillo, Sebastien Ibeagha, Diego Palacios; Latif Blessing, Ilie Sanchez, Jose Cifuentes; Cristian Arango, Carlos Vela (captain), Brian Rodriguez.
FC Dallas: Maarten Paes (goalkeeper); Nanu, Matt Hedges (captain), Jose Antonio Martinez, Marco Farfan; Brandon Servania, Facundo Quignon, Paxton Pomykal; Paul Arriola, Jesus Ferreira, Alan Velasco.
Los Angeles FC vs FC Dallas Major League Soccer 2022 top picks and players to watch
Los Angeles FC: Carlos Vela is the top pick in this match. The 33-year-old currently has six goals and three assists in MLS 2022. The Mexican forward assisted a goal in their last match against New York Red Bulls.
FC Dallas: Paul Arriola is currently the joint-second top goal-scorer in the tournament with eight goals. Seven of those goals have come in the last seven appearances in MLS 2022.
Los Angeles FC vs FC Dallas Major League Soccer 2022 prediction
Los Angeles FC are the clear favourites to win this encounter considering their recent form in this tournament and recent head-to-head record against FC Dallas.
FC Dallas have struggled for consistency in MLS 2022. Despite their decent away record, the visitors will find it difficult to get any points in this encounter.