MLS resume operations this Tuesday with the best team of the 2022 season, Los Angeles FChosting DC United, the worst team of the year, at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. The difference between the two teams is 32 points.
Wayne RooneyThe visiting team has a lot to lose as they also have a very long journey from coast to coast to play away and against a team full of stars and with a lot of momentum.
When will LAFC play DC United and at what time?
The match will take place this Tuesday, August 16, at Bank of California Stadium at 22:30 (ET), 19:30 (Pacific).
How are LAFC and DC United doing?
LAFC is in great form, having won four of their last five matches, two of them in a row. Just this Saturday mercilessly thrashed Charlotte FC 5-0. The black and gold team is averaging 2.2 goals per game (second in MLS) and conceded 24 goals in 24 games, cementing their position as the second-best defense in MLS.
The capital team won only one of the last five games, with three defeats and a draw. They also went three games without a win, two of them lost. In addition, they have scored 28 goals in 24 games (25th in the MLS) and their defense concedes two goals per game (26th in the league).
LAFC ranks first in the league in goal differential with +29, while DC United’s differential is -20, ranking it 27th in the league.
Key Players LAFC and DC United
Christian Arango is the top scorer in LAFC with 12 goals, scoring 58 times in 24 matches. Joseph Cifuentes has seven goals (1.5 shots per game) in 23 league games, second most on the team. Cifuentes is also the leader in assists, creating five chances out of 23.
But the team’s stars are forwards Candle Carlos as well as Gareth Balewho rested over the weekend and has already scored in the MLS despite limited playing time.
For DC United, the most dangerous player is camara wavewith seven goals in 22 games, then Michael Estrada (new Liga MX Blue Cross player), with four goals (on 11 shots, 0.6 per game) in 17 games played. Nigel Roberta is DC United’s assists leader with three assists in 15 games (54th in the league).
Where to watch live on TV and online?
You can watch it live on ESPN+ and on television the match will be broadcast on Fox Sports. You can also follow him every minute on Corporate English.