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Preview: Los Angeles FC vs Charlotte FC - Predictions, Team News, Lineups

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Sports Mole previews Sunday’s Major League Soccer game between Los Angeles FC and Charlotte FC. This includes predictions, team news and expected line-ups.

Los Angeles FC Aim to extend their winning MLS run to six games when they welcome Charlotte FC Heading to Bank of California Stadium on Saturday.

In contrast to the hosts, Charlotte enters the contest after losing 3 of her last 4 matches.

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Los Angeles has won 16 of its 23 MLS games to finish the regular season at the top of the Western Conference.

Steve Cerundro.

They extended their winning streak to five games last weekend with a 4-1 victory over Real Salt Lake.

Sergio Cordova Equalize for later visitors Christian Arango LAFC regained the lead after opening the scoring in the ninth minute Kellyn Acosta 20 minutes ago.

Arango’s second goal of the game came forward gareth bale With a 4-1 win, LAFC became the second-highest scoring team in the MLS and the best defensive record in the Western Conference.

Christian Fuchs in action for Charlotte FC on 6 August 2022© Reuters

Unlike the hosts, Charlotte sits outside the playoffs in 11th place, but can qualify for the postseason by one point off the top seven.

To make the playoffs, they need to improve on their current form, which has suffered three losses in their last four MLS games.

After losing 3-2 and 4-0 to Inter Miami and Toronto respectively, Charlotte looked to have turned a corner when they beat DC United 3-0.

However, they lost narrowly 3-2 at home to the Chicago Fire last weekend with a goal. Yordi Reyna When Karol Swidarski Not enough to help their side avoid defeat.

Charlotte faces another tough contest this weekend as she travels to Los Angeles for just her second away win of the MLS season.

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Franco Escobar in action for Los Angeles FC on August 3, 2022© Reuters

Julian Gaines Missing for hosts while they’re also not Eric DuenasLong-term injury absentee.

Bale has scored two goals in four MLS appearances, all coming off the bench, but he is expected to remain on the bench.

After a comfortable 4-1 victory over Real Salt Lake, Cerundro was able to name an unchanged starting line-up for Saturday’s game.

Regarding visitors, Vinicius Melo When Adam Armor While absent due to injury, Curwin Vargas is questionable.

Guzman Corho Also, there is a possibility that he will miss even after being forced to leave in the game against Chicago in the first half, and if the center back is not available, Joseph Mora.

Jodi Alcibar He could even join the starting line-up after playing over 30 minutes off the bench last weekend.

Possible starting line-up for Los Angeles FC:
Crepeaux; Escobar, Murillo, Chiellini, Palacios. Acosta, Sanchez, Cifuentes.Vera, Opoku, and Arango

Candidates for Charlotte FC’s starting lineup:
Carina; Lindsay, Walks, Fuchs, and Mora. Bronico, Alciver. mckinze gaines, Bender, Reina.Swidarski

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We say: Los Angeles FC 3-1 Charlotte FC

Charlotte has lost three of their last four games, while LAFC has won their last five MLS games.

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