New York is currently 7th in the Eastern Conference, four points off the top three. Ronny Deila’s side have been in late form and are unbeaten in their last three matches. They will look to extend their streak with a win over San Jose on Sunday.
San Jose is currently 13th in the Western rankings, 2 points behind the bottom team. Alex Covelo’s team has been in late form when losing only the last 1/5 matches. They will hope to continue that momentum against New York on Sunday.
Both sides have been playing well lately and that should make for an interesting game.
New York City FC vs San Jose Earthquakes Head-to-head and Key Numbers
- New York has dominated the recent head-to-head record between the two sides and is unbeaten in the last 5 meetings, of which won 4.
- New York came out as a 2-1 winner the last time the two sides met in September 2019.
- New York have the third-best attack in the league, having scored 16 goals in their seven games so far this season.
- San Jose has the 4th best attack in the league, with 15 goals in 8 games. However, they also have the worst defense in the league, having conceded 20 goals this season.
New York City FC vs San Jose earthquake prediction
This fixture will guarantee goals, based on the recent form of both sides.
Alfredo Morales will be suspended for New York, with Maxi Moralez, Maxim Chanot and Anton Tinnerholm all out due to injury. San Jose will have Javier Lopez, Judson, Gilbert Fuentes and George Asomani all absent from the game.
We predict a high score match, with New York going away with a win.
Guess: New York City FC 3-2 San Jose Earthquakes
New York City FC vs San Jose Earthquakes betting tips
Tip 1 – Result: New York City FC wins
Tip 2 – Both Teams Score – YES (New York has scored 14 goals in their last five games, while San Jose scored 16)
Tip 3 – Valentin Castellanos scores / assists (Striker has five goals and one assist from seven games so far this season)