New York Red Bulls vs LA Galaxy: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes
New York and Los Angeles are set to jumpstart the action on a Saturday packed with 9 MLS matches.
New York looks to edge the number two team in the west and to secure their own standing in the Eastern Conference.
How to Watch
What: New York Red Bulls vs LA Galaxy
Where: Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
When: Saturday, May 4th @ 2 PM EST
How: MLS Live ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Watch ESPN, TSN
LA Galaxy (Away)
Head Coach: Guillermo Barros Schelotto
Key Players: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Rolf Feltscher, David Bingham
Standings: 7-1-1 (2nd Western Conference)
Coming off of last weeks win, the LA Galaxy are looking to continue their winning stint. In their last six matches, they are 5-0-1.
This crew features star forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic as their leading scorer with a whopping 8 goals.
The LA Galaxy have outscored opponents 15-8, thanks to an efficient offense and a sound defense with keeper David Bingham at the helm.
Expect to see their defense sharp in this matchup, and a barrage of shots on goal from the high octane offense.
New York Red Bulls (Home)
Head Coach: Chris Armas
Key Players: Daniel Royer, Alex Muyl, Michael Amir Murillo, Luis Robles
Standings: 2-4-2 (9th Eastern Conference)
Looking to push forward in the standings, New York is looking to make a statement by defeating one of the strongest teams in MLS.
Goalkeeper Luis Robles has had an efficient season, boasting 1 shutout and 17 saves.
He will be tested by the star-studded Galaxy forwards.
Expect the tandem of Royer and Muyl, New York’s leading scorers, to have trouble cracking the strong Los Angeles defense.
This club has scored a total of 9 goals and will have to step it up to challenge the Galaxy.
Odd and Predictions
The line favors the home team, New York, in this Saturday matinee.
However, with a red hot offense and an ironclad goalkeeper David Bingham, LA Galaxy shows promise
While Los Angeles has been successful throughout the season, as the away club they are 1-1-1, showing they are more comfortable at home.
The main question: will New York use their home field advantage and silence the Galaxy offense, or will they become another victim to a top contender in the league?
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