Full time: LAFC 4, New York Red Bulls 2. LAFC had a scare just before halftime but came through it to win with a second-half rally. Thanks for following along, we’ll have more coverage up soon!
72nd minute: GOOOOOOOOL LAFC! Eddie Segura scores his first goal (in the right goal) in MLS, with a tiny touch with his head on Vela’s free kick. LAFC have a two-goal lead yet again.
61st minute: GOOOOOOOOL LAFC! Carlos Vela scores the penalty after Rece Buckmaster brought down Eduard Atuesta in the box in the stone coldest penalty you’ll ever see. LAFC lead 3-2!
51st minute: Mark-Anthony Kaye scores, but VAR advises the referee that Kaye committed a foul on Sean Davis in the build-up, so the goal is chalked off. Still 2-2.
45th minute: Goal Red Bulls. Brian White gets a touch to Daniel Royer’s shot right in front of goal and it fools Tyler Miller, who technically gets the own goal. Even steven right before the half. 2-2.
42nd minute: Goal Red Bulls. Cristian Cassares scores off a turnover in traffic. Red Bulls on the board.
25th minute: GOOOOOOOOOL LAFC! Latif Blessing crashes the goal to poke in a chance after a good Steven Beitashour low cross, and scores for the second straight game. 2-0 lead now for the home side!
23rd minute: GOOOOOOOOOL LAFC! Jordan Harvey scores a header off a Carlos Vela free kick to open the scoring. Solid start in this chess match.
LAFC roll with the group you expect. Tristan Blackmon replaces Walker Zimmerman, who is suspended due to yellow card accumulation.
The Red Bulls play a pretty strong lineup, with rookie Rece Buckmaster making a second straight start in defense.
Los Angeles Football Club is back in form following impressive victories against Atlanta United and the New England Revolution, respectively. As of August 10th, LAFC remains 13 points clear, with a game in hand, atop the Western Conference.
The New York Red Bulls will make the trip to Los Angeles seeking to build upon last week’s 2-0 win over Toronto FC. Chris Armas’ squad has been spearheaded by forward Brian White and Austrian midfielder Daniel Royer. The duo has combined for 16 goals and 6 assists thus far this season.
RBNY are at their best when attacking opposing backlines from the flanks, creating aerial opportunities through crosses. In order to succeed, LAFC’s fullbacks will need to prevent the Red Bulls from turning the match into an aerial battle.
Vegas currently favors LAFC at (-335), while listing the New York Red Bulls as considerable road underdogs (+800). The odds for a draw are currently listed at (+475) (Via Bovada).
How to Watch:
This Sunday’s clash between LAFC and the New York Red Bulls will be televised by Fox Sports 1 starting at 7:00 pm PT with kickoff to follow.
The game will also be carried by local radio affiliates ESPN 710 and KFWB 980.
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