Next Sunday, August 15, the actions of the Major League Soccer with the clash between Atlanta United Y Los Angeles FC in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, in confrontation with two clubs from different conferences.
In his last game, The Five Stripes got on the court of Columbus Crew to hit him 2-3 and thus place himself in the tenth position of the Eastern Conference.
From minute 5, Georgia went to the front thanks to the Argentine Ezequiel Barco, who at minute 35 achieved his double, but before the end of the first half, the Ghanaian Jonathan Mensah discounted.
For the complement, the Argentine Marcelo Moreno increased the advantage from eleven steps, although the Portuguese Pedro Santos left the final 2-3 when hitting a penalty.
Secondly, LAFC came from a 2-1 loss against San Jose Earthquakes in the PayPal Park.
The brazilian Nathan Cardoso opened the blackboard and the Mexican Javier Lopez extended the lead, while Jackson yueill was in charge of discounting, leaving the golden club in seventh place in the Western Conference with 23 units.
Then we leave you the preview, schedule, possible alignments and other information about the meeting between Atlanta United Y Los Angeles FC:
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When? Sunday, August 15
What time does it start? 3:00 p.m. (Central Mexico and US time); 1:00 p.m. (US Pacific Time) and 4:00 p.m. (US Eastern Time)
Where? Mercedes-Benz Stadium
TV broadcast: ESPN and ESPN Sports
Streaming Online: TSN4 http://hd.freestreams-live1.com/tsn4-ca/
Gonzalo pineda, who until now served as an assistant in the Seattle Sounders, has become the new helmsman of the Atlanta United.
The Five Stripes announced this Thursday morning the arrival of the Mexican strategist, who signed a contract until 2024.
Gonzo’s assistant will be Diego de la Torre, who was in front of the Chiapas coffee growers.
“This is truly the opportunity of a lifetime and I am very excited to become Atlanta United’s head coach. I come to a club that already has a system to help players.”, said the World Cup in Germany 2006.
At the same time it was learned that the coach suffers COVID-19 with mild symptoms, so his debut at the head of the club will have to wait and De la Torre will be in front against LAFC.
Likewise, the Venezuelan Josef Martinez gave an interview to the media and assured that he likes to see LAFC for his style and also added some praise for the Mexican Carlos candle, of whom he said he was happy about his return to activity.
“Carlos, pu … mother (laughing). I’ve said it before: it’s beautiful to watch LAFC play. (Vela) broke a record that I like. I care about him. It’s been great to see him come back.”, argument.
In addition to this, the attacker affirmed that the team should not change for a coach or a player, although he accepted that Pineda will contribute to the club from now on.
“The club must not change for a player or a coach. The club has to be the club. Many mistakes were made that should not happen again. We are a bit tired of the same story. I think what (Pineda) has done in Seattle he will humbly slap us. We’ve talked to him and (tactically) nothing is going to change. “, the South American shared.
It will be this Sunday when the forward of La Vinotinto clash with El Bombardero, who met for the first time in 2018.
Since last week, the Peruvian Daniel Chrysostom He became a reinforcement of the Los Angeles team and spoke about the selection of his country and his compatriot Gianluca Lapadula.
“Every time the Peruvian team is playing we pay attention to television, I have love for both nations. They always bought me Peru shirts, my mother gave me one of Paolo Guerrero. My parents always tell me to play for Peru.”, he stated.
“I like the way Gianluca Lapadula play, I know it’s not my position, but he plays football with love. He played very well, scored a lot of goals and I loved watching him play. Lapadula is everyone’s different path and seeing someone like that in the national team It makes us want to continue and hopefully one day play for Peru “added the midfielder.
In the same way, El Chasqui spoke about his present in the MLS: “I am focused on the MLS, you never know where I will be in a few years, in my family there are fans of Universitario de Deportes, Alianza Lima, Sporting Cristal. I have not had contact with Peruvians, I hope I can contact Raúl Ruidíaz”.
The coach of the Californian club, Bob bradley, He accepted that there is sadness in the staff due to the lack of positive results, but he knows that they still have time to change the situation.
“There is no doubt that we are frustrated as a group. Too many results where we can’t find a way to be at the top. In our terms, we have to be better. At the beginning of the game (against San Jose), that’s where they had the advantages and as we progressed in the game, I saw an improvement, but we did not do enough to reach the second goal. “said the coach.
Similarly, the Ghanaian Latif Blessing confessed: “Everyone is sad at the moment. It has been tough for the moment. We need to tell ourselves that it is not over. We have more games ahead of us. We need to prepare to play well and win game by game. That is the mentality that we must have and continue”.
Atlanta United (3-4-3): Brad Guzan; Alan Franco, Miles Robinson, Anton Walkes; Santiago Sosa, Matheus Rossetto, Ronald Hernández, George Bello; Ezequiel Barco and Marcelino Moreno.
LAFC (4-3-3): Tomas Romero; Tristan Blackmon, Jesús Murillo, Diego Palacios, Kim Moon-Hwan; Eduard Atuesta, Francisco Ginella, José Cifuentes; Brian Rodríguez, Carlos Vela and Cristian Arango.
Both paintings do not go through the best of times, although LAFC had a better start to the championship, the last games were down, so much so that they are in the elimination zone, while Atlanta improved with the change of helmsman.
The bets are in favor of The Five Stripes because his offense has a better understanding, although that does not imply that it will be an easy victory.
Pick: Atlanta United 2-1 LAFC
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