The sixth match of Los Angeles Galaxy for the MLS 2022 is against LAFC in the derby of El Tráfico. Greg Vanney's team beat the runners-up of the MLS 2021, Portland Timbers (1-3), as visitors with a brace by Chicharito Hernández and an own goal of the local team. The Californian team sits in third place in the standings with 9 points in the Western Conference.
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On the other hand, LAFC beat Orlando City at the Exploria Stadium (2-4). Steve Cherundolo’s squad remains undefeated in the MLS 2022. The Black and Gold team is currently in first place in the Western Conference standings with 13 points.
LA Galaxy vs LAFC: Match Information
Date: Saturday, April 9th, 2022
Time: 18:30 (CT)
Location: Dignity Health Sports Park, LA, California, US.
LA Galaxy vs LAFC: Times by State in the US
How to watch live LA Galaxy vs LAFC
US: FOX Network, FOX Deportes, SiriusXM FC
US: Foxsports.com, Fox Sports App
LA Galaxy vs LAFC head to head record
La Galaxy and LAFC have faced each other a total of 13 times in their history, having the founding team as the leader in the confrontations between both teams, winning a total of 5 times, while the Black and Gold team has won it three times. The remaining 5 matches ended in a draw.
LA Galaxy vs LAFC: Predictions and odds
The odds are in favor of Los Angeles Galaxy. Although Vanney's team plays against the first place, they have shown their quality in the start of the tournament. The MLS official page considers them slight favorites giving them +150 odds. Meanwhile, the odds for LAFC are at +160. On the other hand, the draw is given in +250 odds.
LA Galaxy News
The Galaxy have never lost at home to Los Angeles FC (W4 D2), although the last meeting at Dignity Health Sports Park ended in a 1-1 draw. However, the California team has won only two of its last 10 home games (D5 L3) since the beginning of August.
Los Angeles FC has 13 points through five matches, matching the best start in club history, including winning its last three matches. LAFC has not had a longer winning streak since a streak of five consecutive victories since a five-game winning streak in July-August of its then-record-setting 2019 campaign.