© Reuters Aiming to avoid a fourth Major League Soccer defeat on the bounce, Charlotte FC welcome New York City FC to the Bank of America on Saturday. On the other hand, the away side make the journey looking to end a barren run which has seen them fail to win any of their most recent four matches. > Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters Seeking to pick up a fifth win on the bounce in the MLS, Nashville SC go head to head with Los Angeles Galaxy at the GEODIS Park on Saturday.
The visitors, who are currently on a run of two consecutive draws, will head into the weekend looking to return to winning ways and move into the playoffs places. > Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters Old rivals face off for the final time in the 2022 MLS regular season as the New York Red Bulls wrap up a two-game homestand on Saturday when they host the New England Revolution . New York have captured only one of their last seven matches in all competitions at Red Bull Arena, while the Revs ended a four-match losing run last Sunday, defeating New York City FC 3-0.
The Serbian is in a groove, and given his form, combined with the fact that the Red Bulls rarely take chances going forward, we expect him to stand tall and give his side another valuable three points. > Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters The MLS playoff hopes of Atlanta United and Toronto are hanging by a thread as both sides meet on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in a critical match for each team. Atlanta have lost two in a row, currently trailing FC Cincinnati for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference by six points, while the Reds are just a point ahead of the Five Stripes but have played one more game.
Combine that with the off-field distractions plaguing Atlanta, and it is hard to envision them playing with the kind of focus you need in a match like this, not to mention trying to shut down an in form Toronto attack. > Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters Currently in the middle of a heated playoff battle in the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer , FC Cincinnati return to TQL Stadium with a chance to extend their home unbeaten run to 10 straight games when they face the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday. Cincy temporarily moved into the last playoff position by drawing New York City FC 1-1 in midweek, while the Quakes have won two of their previous three fixtures after defeating the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0.
The Orange and Blue have been more consistent this year and have a little more attacking depth than their opponents, which should compensate for their defensive deficiencies. > Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters MLS Eastern Conference leaders Philadelphia Union will look to claim a fifth consecutive victory when they play host to Orlando City on Saturday. The visitors also enter the contest in impressive form after a fifth straight win in all competitions helped them lift the US Open Cup in midweek.
> Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters Chicago Fire will look to end a five-game winless run when they welcome Inter Miami to the Soldier Field on Saturday. The visitors, meanwhile, are hoping to avoid a third consecutive defeat as they bid to get their playoff bid back on track. > Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters It is nearing desperation time for the Seattle Sounders , who find themselves six points behind the Western Conference playoff line when they host Austin FC on Saturday at Lumen Field.
The Rave Green, who have never missed the MLS Cup playoffs, ended a five-match losing run last Sunday, beating the Houston Dynamo 2-1, while Austin have lost three of their previous four games, dropping a 3-0 decision to Nashville SC last weekend. Keeping Driussi off the scoresheet for one game is quite an achievement given his form throughout the campaign, but he and his Austin teammates are rarely held in check for an extended period. > Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters Western Conference leaders will attempt to clinch consecutive victories when they travel to the Toyota Stadium to face Dallas .
The hosts, who sit 14 points adrift of their opponents in third place, are looking to extend their unbeaten home run to six matches. > Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters Two sides who are set to finish the season outside the playoffs will face off on Saturday when Houston Dynamo play host to Sporting Kansas City . The home side are bottom of the Western Conference, while the visitors are just two places higher in 12th position.
> Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters With only five games remaining in their Major League Soccer regular season, winning the rest of the way is imperative for both the Colorado Rapids and Vancouver Whitecaps, who will face each other on Saturday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. These two playoff teams from 2021 are in danger of missing the postseason this year, as the Burgundy Boys are winless in six straight matches, nine points behind the Western Conference playoff line, while Vancouver have eight points to make up after dropping a 2-0 decision to the San Jose Earthquakes last week. > Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters Real Salt Lake will look to edge closer to securing a playoff place when they play host to DC United on Saturday.
The visitors, meanwhile, are currently bottom of the Eastern Conference, but they will be aiming to finish the season with a positive run of results. > Click here to read our full preview for this match © Reuters The Portland Timbers can do themselves a world of good in their playoff quest as they host Minnesota United at Providence Park on Saturday. Coming into this match, Portland are clinging to the final postseason position in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer , sitting only two points behind the Loons for fifth.
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