FC Dallas will be looking to record back to back wins in the Major League Soccer this weekend when they host Los Angeles Galaxy at Toyota Stadium. Match day schedules for July 31 at 04:00 EAT.
After a seven-game winless run that included four draws – FC Dallas finally ended the cold streak last weekend. The hosts currently occupy the fifth spot with 32 points in the Western Conference standings. As they bid to cement their place in the playoffs, Dallas will be well aware that there is no better time than the present to clinch consecutive MLS victories for the first time since March.
FC Dallas prepare for this meeting aiming for another victory following 0-1 MLS success to beat Real Salt Lake in their most recent fixture. In that game, FC Dallas had 30% possession, seven shots with two of them on target and a goal by Jesús Ferreira (14′). Real Salt Lake got 25 shots with five of them on target.
Los Angeles Galaxy one the other side will want to cement their spot in the final series playoffs; if they can pick up a win here -Galaxy who currently sits in seventh place would leapfrog their opponents in the Western Conference. Coming into this game, the visitors lost four of their last six matches.
The Galaxy head into this match confident following 2-0 MLS success to beat Atlanta United in their previous encounter. In that game, Los Angeles Galaxy had 49% possession, 10 shots with six of them on target and goals scored by Kévin Cabral (7′) and Dejan Joveljić (96′). Atlanta United got 12 shots with three of them on target.
FC Dallas vs. Los Angeles Galaxy head to head
Since 2003 these two sides have had 55 head to head encounters. Los Angeles Galaxy claims 24 victories and FC Dallas 23 victories while eight matches ended in draws.
- LA Galaxy 1-3 Dallas 15/05/22
- LA Galaxy 2-2 Dallas 24/10/21
- Dallas 4-0 LA Galaxy 25/07/21
- LA Galaxy 3-1Dallas 08/07/21
- LA Galaxy 2-0 Dallas 15/08/19
- Salt Lake 0-1 Dallas
- Dallas 1-1 Austin
- Dallas 0-1 New York City
- Houston 2-2 Dallas
- Dallas 1-1 Miami
- LA Galaxy 2-0 Atlanta
- Colorado 2-0 LA Galaxy
- LA Galaxy 2-3 San Jose
- Los Angeles 3-2 LA Galaxy
- LA Galaxy 4-0 Montreal
FC Dallas team news
Nico Estévez has a fully fit squad in his ranks.
Los Angeles Galaxy team news
Greg Vanney will be unable to call upon Jorge Villafana who is recovering from injury.
Prediction and odds
Both sides have been struggling for consistency in their recent fixtures however FC Dallas won their last five home meetings against Los Angeles Galaxy.
- FC Dallas Win
- Both teams to score