RSLC vs SJ, Major League Soccer
Rio Tinto Stadium
Saturday, May 08, 2021 07:00 AM
In the Major League Soccer 2021, we have Real Salt Lake squaring off against San Jose Earthquakes at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Major League Soccer is the topmost level of American football, wherein 27 teams battle each other to be determined the champions of the USA. It’s Gameweek 3 of the Major League Soccer, and in this fixture we will be looking at the Western Conference wherein 3rd placed Real Salt Lake hosting the 2nd placed San Jose Earthquakes. In their previous head-to-head meeting, it was San Jose Earthquakes who came out on top after managing to win by 2-0.
In their previous competitive match, Real Salt Lake faced Sporting KC against whom they went on to win by 3-1, whereas San Jose Earthquakes faced DC United against whom they went on to win by a comfortable scoreline of 4-1.In their previous six league matches, Real Salt Lake have won two, drawn one and lost three. San Jose Earthquakes, meanwhile, have won three and lost three across the same period.
Espinoza (San Jose Earthquakes): Cristian Espinoza joined San Jose Earthquakes back in January 2019 from the Spanish side of Villarreal. Since his arrival, he has managed to play 61 matches in all competitions wherein he has scored 8 goals and has also provided his team with 22 assists as well.
Last season he went on to score 4 goals and also provided his team with 9 assists as well in 26 matches played across all competitions. This season so far, he has started in pretty good fashion as he has already managed to score 1 goal and has also provided his team with 1 assist as well in the first 3 matches played in Major League Soccer.
Rubin (Real Salt Lake): Rubio Rubin joined Real Salt Lake recently back in January 2021 from the American second division side San Diego Loyal SC. Since his arrival, he has featured in just 2 matches in Major League Soccer wherein he has already managed to score 2 goals and has also provided his team with 2 assists as well. With such a threatening start to his Real Salt Lake career, he will surely be looking to keep up this form in the upcoming matches as well. In these games, he has managed to keep an average of 3.5 shots, 2 key passes, 1.5 dribbles and 3.5 duels won per 90 inMajor League Soccer.
Cowell (San Jose Earthquakes): Cade Cowell joined San Jose Earthquakes back in July 2018 as an academy player. Since his arrival aged just 17, he has featured in 22 matches in all competitions wherein he has scored 3 goals and has also provided his team with 4 assists as well. This season so far, he has already managed to score 2 goals and has also provided his team with 3 assists as well in the first 3 matches played showing how threatening he is in front of the goal. Having managed to score 1 goal and provide 2 assists in his previous match he will surely be looking to keep up that form this game as well.
This season so far, he has managed to keep an average of 3 shots, 1.7 key passes, 1 dribble, 3.7 duels won and 1.3 tackles per 90 in Major League Soccer.
Real Salt Lake: W W L L L
San Jose Earthquakes: W W L L L