LAFC vs LA Galaxy Prediction and Stats

LAFC vs LA Galaxy Prediction: LAFC is expected to win this match as per the bookmakers and stats.

LAFC vs LA Galaxy Prediction: LA Galaxy: 0, LAFC: 1

Statistical analysis is based on historic performance. Player performance in the match may not necessarily replicate recent performances.

It’s time for a new story to unfold in the famous rivalry of ‘El Trafico’ as the city rivals, LA Galaxy and LAFC are set to lock horns in the upcoming MLS fixture this Sunday. The match will be played at Dignity Health Sports Park in Los Angeles. The LA Galaxy will be under pressure after failing to open their account with a win this season. Out of 6 games played so far, they faced 3 defeats, and 3 games ended in draws. In the last fixture, they faced a 0-3 loss against the Houston Dynamos.

The LAFC will aim for a solid away win when they meet LA Galaxy in the next match. It has been a good campaign for them. Steve Cherundolo’s men are unbeaten in the competition as of now. They won 4 and drew 2 matches. The LAFC is coming off a 3-0 win against Austin in the last fixture.

LAFC vs LA Galaxy Prediction: Last 5 Games Analysis

LA Galaxy

  • LA Galaxy has won 2 of the last 5 home fixtures in MLS. They lost 1 and ended 2 matches in stalemates. LA Galaxy had a goal aggregate of 8-5.
  • Only 1 of those 5 games ended with a clean sheet.
  • In the current season, LA Galaxy hosted 2 games so far. They lost 1 and drew 1 match with a goal aggregate of 2-3.


  • LAFC has won 1 of the last 5 away matches. They scored and conceded 4 goals each.
  • LAFC ended 2 matches with clean sheets.
  • LAFC played two away games this season. Both matches ended in goalless draws.

LAFC vs LA Galaxy Goal Prediction

LA Galaxy

  • LA Galaxy can score in the second half. Out of 8 goals in the last 5 games, they scored 4 each in the first half and the second half. The average time for the first goal has been the 52nd minute.
  • LA Galaxy is playing the current season with an average of 0.50 goals per game. At home, they have an average of 1 goal per match.
  • LA Galaxy played with a shot conversion rate of 5% so far.
  • xG: Overall- 1.60, At Home- 2.27


  • LAFC is also likely to score in the last 45 minutes. However, they have struggled to score in the recent away fixtures. In the last 5 away matches, they scored 4 goals and 3 of them came in the second half.
  • LAFC has maintained an average of 2.20 goals per game this season. They are yet to score in an away match.
  • LAFC has a shot conversion rate of 15% in the current season.
  • xG: Overall- 1.88, At Away- 1.25

LA Galaxy vs LAFC Odds

Betting Odds

  • LA Galaxy: 3.10
  • LAFC: 2.15
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LA Galaxy vs LAFC Prediction: Who is likely to Score?

LA Galaxy

  • Dejan Joveljic is the leading attacker of the LA Galaxy. He has scored 1 goal so far, playing with an average of 0.8 shots on target per match. Joveljic has a goal conversion rate of 8%. He played with an average of 1.4 key passes per game.
  • Riqui Puig is one of the important attacking midfielders. He is yet to score this season. But Puig has maintained an average of 0.8 shots on target per match. He played with a passing accuracy of 70% and a key passing passing average of 1.8 per game.


  • LAFC relies on Denis Bouanga in the forward panel. Bouanga has been brilliant this season, scoring 6 goals with an average of 1.3 shots on target per match. He also assisted in 1 goal and created 3 big chances for his side. Bounga has maintained an average of 1.5 key passes per match.
  • Kwadwo Opoku is another key striker who has scored 1 goal till now. Opoku played with an average of 0.8 shots on target per game. He created 2 big chances for his team with an average of 1 key pass per match. Buanga has a goal conversion rate of 7% this season.

LAFC vs LA Galaxy Prediction: Defense Analysis

LA Galaxy

  • LA Galaxy has conceded 1.50 goals per match as of now.
  • The goal-conceding average at home is also at 1.50 per match. 3 out of the 5 goals in the last 5 away fixtures were conceded in the first half.
  • Goalkeeper Jonathan Bond has played the current season with an average of 4 saves per match. The success rate stands at 75%.
  • Some of the leading defenders of the LA Galaxy include players like Calegari and Jalen Neal. Calegari played with an average of 1.7 clearances per game with a success rate of 74% in the ground duels. Neal maintained an average of 4 clearances per game. He won 50% of the aerial duels.


  • LAFC has played with a goal-conceding rate of 0.50 per game.
  • In the away matches, they haven’t conceded any goal so far in the current MLS season.
  • John McCarthy has played so far with an average of 2.8 saves per game. The success rate has been 82%.
  • In the defense department, the key players are Giorgio Chiellini and Diego Palacios. Chiellini has maintained an average of 3.4 clearances per game. He also added 1 goal to his name. Chiellini also won 70% of the ground duels. Palacios has an average of 2.2 clearances per game. He got a dribbling success of 71%.

LAFC vs LA Galaxy Prediction: H2H Stats

Matches: 17 | LA Galaxy: 7 | Draw: 5 | LAFC: 5

Recent 5 Meetings: LA Galaxy: 2 | Draw: 1 | LAFC: 2

Last Meeting: LAFC defeated LA Galaxy with a score of 3-2 in an MLS fixture on 21 October 2022

LAFC vs LA Galaxy Prediction: Injuries and Suspensions

LA Galaxy

  • Martin Cacares: Out due to Card Suspension
  • Douglas Costa: Out due to Card Suspension


  • Maxime Crepeau: Out due to Tibia Fracture

LAFC vs LA Galaxy Predicted Lineup

LA Galaxy (4-3-3): Bond; Leerdam, Neal, Mavinga, Edwards; Delgado, Brugman, Puig; Alvarez, Joveljic, Rodriguez

LAFC (4-3-3): McCarthy; Hollingshead, Murillo, Chiellini, Palacios; Acosta, Cifuentes, Tillman; Opoku, Bouanga, Vela

LAFC vs LA Galaxy Winner Prediction

LA Galaxy needs to forget what happened this season till now and bring out their best in the upcoming game against LAFC. A win against their arch-rivals will boost their confidence. On the other hand, LAFC will look to capitalize on the winning momentum and secure another win on Sunday. They will improve their chances of clinching the top spot by winning the next game. The Los Angeles derby is always a treat to watch for the fans. It can be a mouth-watering contest.

As per the odds and stats, LAFC is expected to win this match.