So did D.C. recovered from home debacle against Philly?
Game: Washington DC – LA Galaxy
Tip: More than 0.5 goals Washington
Date: 12.08.2019, 01:30 clock
After being dominated at home year after year, DC United has already taken another debacle this season. Philly scored five goals against Washington, the second-highest defeat in club history of DC United. The crisis of form of the Washington club is no longer a small talk.
The team around star player Wayne Rooney has won just one of the last seven competitive matches. With LA Galaxy the next unpleasant opponent. Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to the squad after being suspended and will be back on the pitch at MLS clash against his former team-mate. If Rooney’s team can find their way back into the lane, Washington DC will pay 2.4 LA Galaxy odds for tipping home.
Wayne Rooney will leave DC United at the end of the season and continue his career as a player-coach at Derby County. Until then, the former Manchester United star completed the last games for Washington DC. The black and red are currently in a form of crisis and could hardly convince in the recent competitive games. A playoff spot can also be in danger if the negative trend persists.
DC United was actually one of the strongest home teams of the MLS over the years. In the last six duels between Washington DC vs. LA Galaxy has proved only once a forecast on the hosts. In the night from Sunday to Monday, the duel between Rooney and Zlatan will be interesting to watch.
Washington DC – Statistics & Current Form
Wayne Rooney and DC United go their separate ways at the end of the season. Reason enough for Washington DC to seek a successor as soon as possible. Potential candidates for this include Mesut Özil and Mario Balotelli. The latter is currently without a club and could well dare to step into the MLS, especially as it also beckons a lucrative salary.
So far, Washington DC has only four times secured the championship in the MLS. Whether it will be better with a new star on board, remains to be seen. The black-red from Washington have 2013 with the US Open Cup the last title win in club history. Since 2004, DC United could celebrate no championship in the MLS.
Since then, the Conference Finals 2012 have been the best result for the Washingtoners. A few years ago, DC United had even surprisingly missed a playoff spot, so expectations should not be raised too high. In the last season of Rooney want the black-red but at least again make the entry into the playoffs, but must end the latest negative trend as quickly as possible.
The otherwise strong home side from Washington has conceded the third home defeat of the current season on the last matchday. The 1-5 defeat at home to Philly was also the highest home defeat in club history. For the longtime coach Ben Olsen was the disassembly in front of home scenery frustrating, even if his team had to act for a long time in a minority.
Wipe your mouth and continue. In recent years, Olsen has always been able to convince with his team at home and wants to build on it in the future. Russel Canouse, Oniel Fisher and Chris Durkin will miss the home game against LA Galaxy. If Rooney can win against his former team-mate Zlatan, they can be tapped at Washington DC against LA Galaxy odds of 2.4.
LA Galaxy – Statistics & Current Form
Like the Washington club, LA Galaxy is in a minor crisis. The defeat to Atlanta United on Matchday was already the second consecutive defeat. With seven goals conceded in the last two away games, the LA Galaxy performances were anything but good.
Zlatan missed the recent MLS game against Atlanta on suspension. Without the “leader” the team weakened considerably. Two own goals were exemplary for the uncontrolled appearance of LA Galaxy at Atlanta.
With a score of 12-1-10 Los Angeles Galaxy is currently on the fifth place in the table. Six points separate Zlatan’s team yet from a playoff pursuer. In addition to the commendable 30-goal-yield – 16 of them alone from “Super Zlatan” – there were 34 less goals. Especially in recent games, LA Galaxy was very vulnerable, so a white vest against Washington DC also seems unlikely.
With the transfer of Boca Juniors wing star Cristian Pavon LA Galaxy landed a real coup. The 23-year-old Argentinian is technically very gifted and will not need much time to get used to the MLS. It is quite possible that Pavon will become the new figurehead of LA Galaxy.
Coach Schelotto wins with Pavon a little more variability in the game system. Currently, the whole offensive game looks monotonous at LA Galaxy. The focal point of all offensive actions is always Zlatan. If the star of the team caught a bad day, almost a point win can be excluded from LA Galaxy.
In contrast to the city rivals LAFC missing the overall package at LA Galaxy, so a title win this year does not seem realistic. The recent success of MLS leader LAFC has shown that everything is possible with Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Alessandrini, Pontius and Juninho will miss the away game in Washington due to injury. Alvarez remains closed.
Washington DC vs. LA Galaxy USA Direct comparison
The balance of the two clubs in the home duels of Washington DC is fairly balanced. Both teams each recorded nine wins. LA Galaxy scored 36 goals, DC United 34th In five games DC United and LA Galaxy have separated the points.
Since 2010, Washington DC has lost no home game against LA Galaxy. But in the last six home games, there was only one victory. In eleven of the last 13 home games Washington DC has scored at least one goal against Los Angeles Galaxy.
USA Washington DC v LA Galaxy USA Tip & Prediction – 12.08.2019
Formal crisis or no – Washington DC has always been a powerhouse at home. The recent home performances were certainly not outstanding, but is not joking with the team of Olsen in front of home crowd. Although LA Galaxy has an offensive trump card with Zlatan, more quality is being sought in vain for the guests.
With the transfer of Pavon LA Galaxy could land a real coup and will certainly enrich the winger still enough. At the weekend, a deployment of the Argentinian is unlikely.
Key Facts – Washington DC vs. LA Galaxy tip
Last season, Washington DC was the second-strongest MLS home team!
Washington conceded a bitter 5-1 defeat by the Philadelphia Union in the last race.
Washington DC and LA Galaxy have both lost the last two MLS games.
According to the recent concept of the LA Galaxy defensive a white vest of the guests is rather unrealistic. Washington DC has a lot of frustration after the home defeat against Philly. We expect the home side to score with an early goal and set five units against LA Galaxy at Washington DC, suggesting that the home side make at least one goal in the first half. For that, Washington DC offers odds of 1.79 against LA Galaxy.
Washington DC – LA Galaxy USA – Betting Odds * & other interesting bets at a glance:
Over/under 2.5 goals
Over 2.5 goals: 1.56 @ Bet365
Under 2.5 goals: 2.38 @ Bet365