New York City will welcome SJ Earthquakes to Yankee Stadium for a matchday 0 fixture in USA MLS. The last meeting on 14th September 2019 ended in a New York City 2-1 win. Both sides have met five times in the most recent seasons. New York City has won 4 matches, and SJ Earthquakes failed to win on every occasion. Recent outings average 2.80 goals, while both teams score 80% of the time.
New York City’s last game in the USA MLS against Toronto at home ended in a 5-4 win. New York City had more possession of the ball and took advantage of it. New York City was dangerous in both halves and scored in the 38th, 49th, 54th, 58th and 75th minute.
SJ Earthquakes’s recent game against Seattle Sounders ended in a home 4-3 win. SJ Earthquakes dominated the game and deserved the win. SJ Earthquakes pushed forward in the second half and scored in the 45+2, 64th, 65th and 90+4 minute.
Since the start of the season, New York City is more dominant at home. They have three wins out of 4 games on home soil. Although New York City is among the most solid home teams in the league, they are far from perfect. Their defence is not as good as expected with just 25% home clean sheets.
SJ Earthquakes has picked up 5 points from the previous six league games. They still have a lot to prove when playing away from home. SJ Earthquakes wins 0.00 points per away game, a bit less than their home record shows. It is clear that their strikers will have to step up in the following games. SJ Earthquakes failed to score in 67% of away games this campaign.
It is not a surprise that the hosts stand out as a favourite to win this one. Recently they enjoy playing at home, having won two consecutive matches. New York City is currently unbeaten at home in two games. Since the start of the season, they have lost at home on just one occasion.
This season hasn’t unfolded as planned, and SJ Earthquakes haven’t tasted an away victory at all. The visitors have lost 100% of all games on the road while conceding on average 2.33 goals in the process. Furthermore, they are in really bad away form, having lost three consecutive games on the road.
I am confident that the hosts will prove their worth and triumph with another home victory. New York City wins on average 2.25 points per home game, compared to 0.00 points per away game for SJ Earthquakes. My prediction is New York City to win.
I expect a thrilling contest with plenty of goals. Both sides score and concede on average 4.42 goals per game. Over 2.5 goals were scored in an average of 54% of New York City’s home and SJ Earthquakes’s away games. My prediction is Over 2.5 Goals.
Both teams struggle in defence and concede on regular occasions. New York City failed to keep a clean sheet in 25% of home games, while SJ Earthquakes conceded in 0% of away games. On average, both teams score in 42% of New York City’s home and SJ Earthquakes’s away games. My prediction is Both Teams to Score: Yes.
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New York City vs SJ Earthquakes Head to Head
Average stats between New York City and SJ Earthquakes in most recent 5 outings in the USA MLS.