San Jose Earthquakes vs FC Dallas PredictionEmbed from Getty Images
San Jose Earthquakes host FC Dallas in the Western Conference at Avaya Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with Earthquakes hoping to continue their recently found good form and stay in playoff contention and Dallas aiming to continue their winning streak in the MLS.
San Jose enters into this game with a draw over D.C. United after four consecutive wins the previous weeks. FC Dallas, on the other hand, heads into this contest after snapping their six-game winless streak with a 2-1 home win against the Seattle Sounders Saturday.
San Jose Earthquakes have remained unbeaten in the last five meetings with FC Dallas and registered three wins out of those five games. The game can be expected to be closer, but San Jose having enough quality to dampen proceedings.
Philadelphia Union vs New York Red Bulls PredictionEmbed from Getty Images
Philadelphia Union will take on New York Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference at Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday evening, with Union hoping to win this game to stay in the race for the Gold Cup and Red Bulls looking forward to making its unbeaten streak to six games in the MLS League.
The Philadelphia Union snapped a three-match winless streak with a win against Minnesota United, 3-2, on Sunday. Jamiro Monteiro and Haris Medunjanin gave Union first-half goals lead, but Minnesota’s Hassani Dotson and Kevin Molino leveled the score 2-2 in the second half of the game. Finally, Auston Trusty claimed a late goal for the Union in the final minutes of the game to register an emphatic victory here.
New York Red Bulls enters this contest with a victory over Real Salt Lake, 4-0, at Red Bull Arena Saturday night, winning four of their last five games in the Major League Soccer tournament. Real Salt Lake owns goal by Marcelo Silva in the 58th minute started the proceedings, followed by three goals from Danny Royer, Michael Amir Murillo, and Omir Fernandez.
Both sides have won two games of their last four meetings across all competitions. Thus, the game is evenly poised and the better team on the day will pick up all 3 points, but expect both sides to score at least one goal.