Los Angeles FC takes win streak into match against Real Salt Lake
Fri, Aug 5, 2022
Other News (AP)
Los Angeles FC (15-4-3, first in the Western Conference) vs. Real Salt Lake (9-7-7, fifth in the Western Conference)
Sandy, Utah; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: LAFC +144, Real Salt Lake +166, Draw +260; over/under is 2.5 goals
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles FC seeks to prolong a four-game win streak with a victory over Real Salt Lake.
RSL is 7-5-5 against Western Conference teams. Jefferson Savarino leads the seventh-ranked scoring team in the Western Conference with five. RSL has scored 30 goals.
LAFC is 10-4-2 in conference matchups. Christian Arango paces the second-ranked scoring team in the Western Conference with nine goals. LAFC has scored 44.
The teams meet Saturday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Savarino has scored five goals with three assists for RSL. Justin Meram has two goals and four assists over the last 10 games.
Arango has nine goals and three assists for LAFC. Jose Cifuentes has four goals and two assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: RSL: 3-4-3, averaging 1.6 goals, 4.7 shots on goal and 5.1 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.2 goals per game.
LAFC: 8-1-1, averaging 2.0 goals, 6.0 shots on goal and 4.5 corner kicks per game while allowing 0.9 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: RSL: Tate Schmitt (injured), Danny Musovski (injured), Pablo Ruiz (injured), Bobby Wood (injured), Damir Kreilach (injured).
LAFC: Julian Gaines (injured), Kellyn Acosta (injured).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.