This Saturday, the MLS top Los Angeles – Atlanta United is on the program. Los Angeles is in the lead in the Western Conference of the MLS, where Atlanta United is second in the Eastern Conference. The five stripes have as many loss points as league-leader Philadelphia Union but have played a game less. Therefore, both teams are high on the rankings but have suffered some painful defeats in recent weeks. By winning this MLS topper, both teams want to take revenge. Which team has the best chance of this?
Los Angeles at a lonely height
Los Angeles FC will only play in Major League Soccer for the second time this season. The club was founded in 2014 and would succeed Chivas USA in the American league within a few years. Thanks to a group of investors, LA has not lacked quality since its first game in 2018. The Wings immediately finished in third place in the Western Conference that season. This performance seems to surpass Los Angeles again this season. After 21 games, the club is first in the Western Conference, with nine points ahead of number two and arch-rival LA Galaxy. It must go crazy if LA does not qualify as the leader for the play-off finals of the MLS. Los Angeles FC is the favourite for the win in its own Banc of California Stadium. In this stadium, the team is still unbeaten this season. If it continues and LA wins against Atlanta United, you will receive x 1.47 your stake at Unibet.
Carlos Vela in top form this season: up to 4.35 times your stake
Mexican Carlos Vela was the first player to sign a contract with Los Angeles FC in 2017. The attacker has been the big eye-catcher of The Wings since the arrival of LA in the MLS. During his first season, Vela was already fourteen times accurate. The left leg has already vastly exceeded this number this season. Carlos Vela is, in fact, working on his best season ever. In 20 games, the attacker was already 21 times accurate. With this, Vela has scored more goals than the number of matches he has played, rare in a competition. In addition to his 21 hits, Vela also scored his club’s first goal in a game this season. This was the case no less than nine times. If there is one player who will have to keep a close eye on Atlanta, Carlos Vela. If Vela is accurate in the match, you will receive x 1.81 times your stake at Unibet. You will also receive x 4.35 times your stake if Vela scores the first goal in the match.