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New England Revolutionwho won his first two games without conceding a goal, will challenge this Sunday Los Angeles FC by Mexican Carlos Velacurrent champion, in a third day of the MLS in which Venezuelan Josef Martínez will look for his first goal with Inter Miami in the visit to New York City.
MLS champion last year, LAFC started the season with a 3-2 win over the Portland Timbers and thrashed Alajuelense 3-0 Costa Rican in the first leg of the round of 16 of the CONCACAF Champions League with a hat-trick by Gabonese Denis Bouanga.
Steve Cherundolo’s team only played one league game since the derby against Los Angeles Galaxy, scheduled at the Rose Bowl stadium two weeks ago, it was postponed because of the heavy rains that fell in that period in California.
The Angelenos will have a difficult date at home against a Revolution that beat Charlotte 1-0 at home and overwhelmed Houston Dynamo 3-0 of the Mexican Héctor Herrera in the second day.
The Los Angeles Galaxy is looking to open its victory locker, with the Mexican Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández still without making his debut due to physical problems, after last week’s loss at Dallas FC.
The angelenos are entrusted to the Spanish Riqui Puigconsidered in the United States as one of the MVP candidates this year, who is the brain of the team in midfield.
The former Barcelona player received a visit from his compatriot Iker Casillas at the club’s sports center on Thursday and took a photo with the former Real Madrid player.
You will have a visit to Sporting Kansas Citywhich began the season with a 0-1 loss against the Portland Timbers and a 0-0 draw with the Colorado Rapids.
After two seasons marked by ups and downs, Inter Miami started the new year brightly, with two wins from two and zero goals against.
Phil Neville’s team beat Montreal and Philadelphia Union, finalist last year, and will visit New York City this Saturday, champion in 2021, but at a difficult time.
Joseph Martinezsigned to replace the Argentine Gonzalo Higuaín after his retirement from football, He seeks to open his scoring account in Miami against a New York that only added one point in the first two days.
Among the other meetings of the day, Atlanta United of Argentine Thiago Almada will visit Charlottewhile Seattle Sounders will travel to Vancouver to face Whitecaps after winning their first two games of the year.
The duel of the newly founded Saint Louis City in the Timbers field also generates expectation, after giving the surprise by adding six points in the first matches of its history in the MLS.
Saint Louis, which has the Swiss Roman Burki, former Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper, as its visible face, beat Austin and Charlotte in the last two weeks.
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