LA Galaxy vs New York FC

LA’s leading scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic leads the Galaxy against Ismael Tajouri-Shradi and New York FC. Will the 37-year old Zlatan continue his scoring dominance against New York?

How to Watch

Where: Dignity Health Sports Park, Los Angeles, CA

When: Saturday, May 11th at 4:00 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): TV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN. LA Galaxy Radio: lagalaxy.com, NY FC Radio: WNYE 91.5 FM.

Team Notes

LA Galaxy

Through eleven games, the Galaxy have a record of 7-3-1 (W-L-D) with 18 goals and 14 goals allowed.

LA sits in 2nd place in the Western Conference with 22 points, one spot and two points behind LAFC.

The Galaxy have 4-1 odds to win the MLS Championship.

New York FC

New York has a record of 3-1-6 (W-L-D) through their first eleven games of 2019.

NY FC has scored 13 goals against 12 allowed this season. They have 15 points, five points behind Philadelphia, the first place team in the Eastern Conference.

New York currently have 14-1 odds to win the MLS title.

Goalie Notes

LA: David Bingham (7-3-1, 1.3 goals allowed per game)

Bingham has been one of the best keepers early in MLS season with 69.6% save percentage.

The LA keeper has faced 46 shots this year and allowed 14 of those shots to find the back of the net.

  • Bingham’s 32 saves in 11 games this season rank 6th overall in the MLS.
  • LA’s keeper has lost two straight, allowing six goals in the past two contests.
  • Bingham has saved one of three penalty shots this season for the Galaxy.

New York FC: Sean Johnson (3-1-6, 1.2 goals allowed per game)

Johnson has started all ten games for NY FC, but has a frustrating six draws and one loss.

New York’s keeper has allowed just 1.13 goals per game this season, one of the lowest totals in the MLS.

  • Johnson has faced 30 shots through 10 games, allowing 12 of them to score.
  • His 18 saves ranks lowest among MLS keepers with ten games played this year.
  • Johnson’ save percentage is 60%, one of the lowest among starters with ten games played this season.

Players to Watch

LA Galaxy

The Galaxy have won six straight at home, behind the firepower of forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s nine goals.

Defender Diego Polenta has posted ten shots with one goal and three assists.

  • Zlatan ranks second in the MLS with his nine goals, runner up to LAFC’s Carlos Vela’s 11 goals.
  • The Galaxy bolstered their attack with the arrival this week of Atletico Tucuman midfielder Favio Alvarez.
  • Defender Daniel Steres scored the only goal in LA Galaxy’s 3-1 loss to Columbus on Wednesday.

New York FC

New York FC is led in scoring by Ismael Tajouri-Shradi who has three goals on 9 shots in six appearances.

NY FC’s leader in assists is midfielder Maximiliano Morález with four assists in eight games.

  • In last week’s 2-0 win over Montreal, Morález and Tajouri-Shradi scored the two goals.
  • NY FC traded midfielder Jonathan Lewis to the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday.
  • Alexander Ring and Valentin Castellanos are second on the team in scoring with two goals.

Last Five Games

LA Galaxy

  • The Galaxy lost 3-1 to Columbus on Wednesday night, their second straight loss.
  • Last Saturday, the New York Red Bulls beat the Galaxy 3-2 in New York.
  • LA has scored seven goals in their last five matches.

New York FC

  • New York FC 3-0-2 in their last five matches.
  • They have scored nine goals in their last five games.
  • The FC’s goal differential is plus-5 goals over the five-game span.

Game Odds

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Match

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Total

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