The big day has come. Inter Miami and LA Galaxy face each other for the first time ever today at the DRV PNK Stadium in a match for the opening round of the 2021 MLS season. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions and odds.
After reaching the playoffs in their first Major League Soccer season, David Beckham's Inter Miami will be looking for a trophy this year. With world-class players such as Gonzalo Higuaín, Blaise Matuidi and Rodolfo Pizzaro in the squad, and Phil Neville as their head coach, the Herons are one of the title contenders.
Meanwhile, the team from Los Angeles is keen to change the poor image it showed in the 2020 season. Greg Vanney took charge of the team in January and had enough time to prepare the winningest team in the MLS for this new season.
Inter Miami vs LA Galaxy: Match Information
Date: Sunday, April 18, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM (ET)
Location: DRV PNK Stadium, Florida
Inter Miami vs LA Galaxy: Time by State in the US
ET: 3:00 PM
CT: 2:00 PM
MT: 1:00 PM
PT: 12:00 PM
Inter Miami vs LA Galaxy: Storylines
This will be the first time these two teams face each other. Inter Miami got good results last season playing at home: they lost only two of nine games, with five wins and two draws. Meanwhile, the Galaxy finished the 2020 MLS tournament with a disappointing five-match away losing streak.
Neither side claimed promising results in the preseason friendlies. Neville's side lost 1-0 to Tampa Bay Rowdies and then recovered with a 1-0 win over Miami FC. The Los Angeles side faced New England Revolution twice, beating them 1-0 in the first game but losing 4-1 in the second.
How to watch or live stream Inter Miami vs LA Galaxy in the US
The Inter Miami vs LA Galaxy clash for the opening round of the 2021 MLS season to be played today at the DRV PNK Stadium will be broadcast in the US by ESPN Deportes, ABC, ESPN3, ABC App, ESPN Deportes+.
Inter Miami vs LA Galaxy: Predictions and Odds
Oddsmakers put the hosts as the favorites to win this opening round game of the 2021 MLS season. According to DraftKings, Inter Miami have odds of -136, while it gives the LA Galaxy odds of +330. A tie would result in a +290 payout.
* Odds via DraftKings