Real Salt Lake host LA Galaxy today, July 21, at the Rio Tinto Stadium for the 2021 MLS regular season. Both sides come from defeats so they are looking to return to winning ways. Here, find out everything there's to know about this Major League Soccer clash such as information, the preview, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
The hosts failed 2-1 against Los Angeles FC last time out. Freddy Juarez’s side have been inconsistent during the season. In their last 10 games, they have won only twice, with four ties and four losses. Two weeks ago, they overcame a three-game winless streak but the happiness didn’t last.
On the other hand, LA Galaxy also is coming to this match after a defeat. They were beaten 2-1 by Vancouver Whitecaps last Sunday. Rayan Raveloson gave them the lead, but then Deider Caicedo and Cristian Dajome scored to turn around the game and take the victory.
Real Salt Lake vs LA Galaxy: Match Information
Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2021.
Time: 10:00 PM (ET).
Location: Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah.
Real Salt Lake vs LA Galaxy: Time by State in the US
ET: 10:00 PM
CT: 9:00 PM
MT: 8:00 PM
PT: 7:00 PM
Real Salt Lake vs LA Galaxy: Storylines
Real Salt Lake and LA Galaxy have faced each other on 50 occasions. LA Galaxy have the record in their favor with 22 wins. Meanwhile, Real Salt Lake have 17 victories in these fixtures. They have drawn in eleven matches. In Utah, Real Salt Lake have a 8-5-7 record.
The last time they played each other was in November 2020, with LA Galaxy winning 2-1 at home. Giancarlos Gonzalez and Christian Pavon were the goalscorers that day for Los Angeles Galaxy.
For this game, LA Galxy will likely not count on striker Javier Chicharito Hernandez due to a calf injury. It's expected that the 33-year-old could return before the end of July. On the other hand, Salt Lake also have missings with Zack Farnsworth and Jeizon Ramirez, both suffering of leg injuries.
Real Salt Lake vs LA Galaxy: 2021 MLS Standings
With 16 points from 12 games, Real Salt Lake are currently eighth in the Western Conference, behind Portland Timbers in the final playoff spot. Meanwhile, LA Galaxy are currently third in the Western Conference with 24 points, two points behind Sporting Kansas.
Real Salt Lake vs LA Galaxy: 2021 MLS Top Scorers
Chicharito Hernández is the Top Scorer for the LA Galaxy in the 2021 MLS Regular season so far, with 10 goals in 10 games started. On the other hand, Damir Kreilach is Real Salt Lake top-scorer with seven goals in 12 games started.
How to watch or live stream Real Salt Lake vs LA Galaxy in the US
The game to be played between Real Salt Lake and the Los Angeles Galaxy in Week 14 of the 2021 MLS Regular Season will be broadcast in the US by ESPN+, KMYU Utah, Spectrum SportsNet, SiriusXM FC.
Real Salt Lake vs LA Galaxy: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US have already made their predictions for this match. FanDuel has Real Salt Lake as the favorite with odds of -120, while LA Galaxy have odds of +270. A tie would result in a +260 payout.
|Real Salt Lake||-120|
*Odds by FanDuel