Vancouver Whitecaps bring shutout streak into matchup against Los Angeles FC

Los Angeles FC (11-3-3, first in the Western Conference) vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (6-8-3, ninth in the Western Conference)

Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: LAFC +101, Vancouver +239, Draw +267; over/under is 2.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: The Vancouver Whitecaps come into a matchup with Los Angeles FC after securing two straight shutout wins.

The Whitecaps are 5-5-1 against Western Conference opponents. The Whitecaps are 3-1-0 when they score a pair of goals.

LAFC is 6-3-2 in conference matchups. LAFC has drawn a league-high 114 corner kicks, averaging 6.7 per game.

The matchup Saturday is the second meeting this season between the two teams. LAFC won the last game 3-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Lucas Cavallini has scored five goals with one assist for the Whitecaps. Tosaint Ricketts has two goals over the past 10 games.

Carlos Vela has scored six goals with six assists for LAFC. Christian Arango has four goals over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Whitecaps: 5-3-2, averaging 1.2 goals, 3.5 shots on goal and 3.2 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.4 goals per game.

LAFC: 6-2-2, averaging 1.8 goals, 6.1 shots on goal and 6.9 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.1 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Whitecaps: Cristian Gutierrez (injured), Sebastian Berhalter (injured), Michael Baldisimo (injured), Jake Nerwinski (injured), Erik Godoy (injured).

LAFC: Erik Duenas (injured), Tomas Romero (injured), Julian Gaines (injured), Ismael Tajouri (injured).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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