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How to Watch LAFC vs. Minnesota United FC: Lineups, game thread

LAFC face recent expansion team, looking for another win.

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Lineups:

LAFC field an unchanged lineup from Saturday’s game:

Minnesota, meanwhile, are running out Brazilian midfielder Maximiano for his MLS debut, as well as giving rare starts to Collin Martin and Harrison Heath.


Los Angeles Football Club plays their first-ever midweek game on Wednesday night, as they’ll host Minnesota United FC during a busy evening in MLS.

LAFC are four games unbeaten, albeit coming off their first draw, a frustrating 1-1 tie against FC Dallas. Minnesota United, meanwhile, are on a two-game winning streak at the moment, gaining some confidence with improved defense and the integration of Darwin Quintero, their first ever Designated Player who joined a few weeks ago (let that be a warning to LAFC fans who may be grumbling about how their team signed DPs).

Minnesota are likely to miss a raft of players. Mason Toye is suspended after picking up a red card in the last game, while Sam Cronin, Kevin Molino, Ethan Finlay, Tyrone Mears and Marc Burch are listed as out. Christian Ramirez and Abu Danladi are also risks to miss, so the Loons’ attacking corps may be pretty bare for this game.

LAFC have no suspensions and the players out are Luis Lopez and Marco Ureña due to injury. Will Bob Bradley rotate his lineup with another big game at the weekend? We shall see, since this is the first chance to watch this team on short rest.

One programming note: We cannot provide live updates on this stream for the duration. But look for plenty of this coverage after the match, as per usual.

How to Watch LAFC vs. Minnesota United:

The match broadcast starts at 7 pm PT. Kickoff will likely be around 7:07 pm. The game will be on YouTube TV and UniMás 46/KFTR in the Los Angeles blackout region, otherwise it will be on ESPN+.

Pre-match reading materials:

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