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LA Galaxy vs. New York Red Bulls | 2016 MLS Match Preview

LA GALAXY vs. NEW YORK RED BULLS
STUBHUB CENTER | Carson, Calif.
August 7, 2016 | Week 22 | MLS Game #228
9:30 pm ET (FS1, MLS LIVE IN CANADA)

The LA Galaxy and New York Red Bulls meet in a high-profile contest between postseason hopefuls when the clubs face off Sunday evening at StubHub Center before an FS1 audience. Both teams come into the match securely holding down playoff places in their respective conferences. The Galaxy extended their league undefeated run to seven games last weekend, reaching a 1-1 draw at Seattle Sounders FC. The Red Bulls are now on four matches without defeat, coming back for a 2-2 draw at the Chicago Fire last Sunday to start their road swing.

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  • The Galaxy saw their four-game winning streak put to an end, but still extended their overall undefeated run to seven matches as Sebastien Lletget scored a late equalizer for a 1-1 draw.
  • The Red Bulls extended their undefeated streak to five games with a third draw in that time, Bradley Wright-Phillips netting a late equalizer in a 2-2 draw with the Chicago Fire on Sunday evening at Toyota Park. It was the third goal for Wright-Phillips over the last two matches; he is tied for second in the MLS Golden Boot standings with 12 goals this season, all coming over the last 16 matches.
  • The teams played to a 1-1 draw last April 26 at Red Bull Arena, the only meeting between the clubs. The Red Bulls are undefeated in their last three home meetings with the Galaxy, after the LA defeated New York 1-0 on Aug. 14, 2010, the first meeting ever between the clubs in Harrison.
  • The Galaxy took the last meeting between the teams at StubHub Center, a 4-0 victory Sept. 28, 2014, which was their first victory vs. the Red Bulls since 2010. New York had won four of the five meetings in between, with one draw, including 1-0 wins in the only meeting in 2012 and 2013.

REFEREE: Hilario Grajeda. AR1 (bench): Jonathan Johnson; AR2 (opposite): Eduardo Mariscal; 4th: Kevin Stott
MLS Career: 132 games; FC/gm: 24.1; Y/gm: 3.4; R: 23; pens: 24

SUSPENDED: none
WARNINGS:
SUSPENDED NEXT YELLOW CARD: NYR: Connor Lade, Ronald Zubar, Felipe Martins, Mike Grella
SUSPENDED AFTER TWO YELLOW CARDS: LA: A.J. DeLaGarza, Daniel Steres
DISABLED LIST: NYR: Kemar Lawrence, Gideon Baah (season-ending injury)
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none

HEAD-TO-HEAD
ALL-TIME (41 meetings): Galaxy 16 wins (1 shootout), 58 goals … Red Bulls 18 wins (1 shootout), 57 goals … Ties 7
AT LA (19 meetings): Galaxy 9 wins (0 shootout), 30 goals … Red Bulls 6 wins (0 shootout), 22 goals … Ties 4

LAST YEAR (MLS):
4/26: NYR 1, LA 1 (Martins 58 – Jamieson 9)

  • The teams played to a 1-1 draw last April 26 at Red Bull Arena, the only meeting between the clubs. The Red Bulls are undefeated in their last three home meetings with the Galaxy, after the LA defeated New York 1-0 on Aug. 14, 2010, the first meeting ever between the clubs in Harrison.
  • The Galaxy took the last meeting between the teams at StubHub Center, a 4-0 victory Sept. 28, 2014, which was their first victory vs. the Red Bulls since 2010. New York had won four of the five meetings in between, with one draw, including 1-0 wins in the only meeting in 2012 and 2013.
  • Coaches record: Bruce Arena vs. NYR: P23 W11 L9 T3 … Jesse Marsch vs. LA: P2 W0 L0 T2

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LA Galaxy
D
W
W
W
W
D
NY Red Bulls
L
D
W
D
W
D

Season Stats

LA GalaxyNew York Red Bulls
21Games Played23
9Wins9
3Losses9
9Draws5
35Goals38
20Goals Conceded30
180Shots219
91Shots on Target110
236Fouls committed306
235Fouls suffered290
35Offside51
80Corners130

Goals Scored

01234+TotalAvg
LA57414351.7
RBNY85424381.7
01234+Avg
LA231132.1
RBNY312232.1
01234+Avg
LA343011.3
RBNY542011.2

Goals Conceded

01234+TotalAvg
LA611310201
RBNY741020301.3
01234+Avg
LA442000.8
RBNY613100.9
01234+Avg
LA271101.1
RBNY137101.7
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