Banc of California Stadium
Los Angeles, USA
Los Angeles FC and Club Leon meet for the very last time in this edition of the CONCACAF Champions League to determine who gets to the title. Both clubs played against each other in the first leg of the competition at the Estadio Leon stadium and Club Leon were playing at home. Club Leon were at their very best as they put themselves ahead on aggregate, by beating Los Angeles 2-1 at full time. Now the Job is only half done as the two have to battle one last time to get a winner.
Los Angeles FC have a mountain to climb as they must win by at least 2 goals to win the title. And Club Leon will need to hold onto their aggregate score and keep Los Angeles FC from scoring at 90 minutes to claim the title.Grab Your Signup Bonus
Los Angeles FC
Los Angeles FC will have to dig in and produce another master class inorder to overturn the deficit of the first leg here. They came up 1 goal shot in the first leg after losing 2-1 at the Estadio Leon stadium and now they get the chance to set things right at home. Los Angeles FC have been in similar situations in this competition, as they also suffered a 2-0 defeat at the Estadio Leon Stadium in the first leg of the competition when the two sides met in 2020. But Los Angeles FC won the return leg 3-0 and progressed in the competition at the expense of Club Leon.
Los Angeles would have hoped for a better first leg, but they were beaten by narrow margins in the game. Club Leon were ahead in the 8th minute through William Tesillo’s goal and in the 50th minute Angel Mena doubled their lead from the penalty spot. And in the second half, Los Angeles fought to get back in the game and finally got the reward with a late goal from Denis Bouanga in the 96th minute. The game ended 2-1 at full time and Club Leon won. According to statistics, Los Angeles had 49% possession, 3 shots on target, 4 corner kicks and 1 big chance created in the game.
Los Angeles will be playing at home here and they will rely on the support of the home fans to overturn the deficit. Their last 3 games at home in this competition ended in 2 wins and 1 defeat and they won back-to-back home games in the competition.
Team streak: without a clean sheet (4), both teams scoring (5/7), less than 4.5 cards (5/7), less than 10.5 corners (4/5).
Club Leon deserve the applause for such a brilliant display in the first leg. They were clinical in every unit and were fully deserving of the 2-1 win over Los Angeles FC. Now 90 minutes separates them from the title and they know a big task lies ahead of them as they are playing far away from home. Club Leon’s job will be to go into the game and get themselves a goal or two while keeping Los Angeles from scoring. Club Leon are fully aware of their experience in the 2020 edition of the competition when they beat Los Angeles FC 2-0 in the first leg, but lost 3-0 in the return leg.
Club Leon’s performance in the first leg was outstanding even though they felt disappointed not to win the game without conceding. It was Club Leon that got the desired start to the match after William Tesillo scored the opening goal in the 8th minute and in the 50th minute, they were awarded a penalty kick and Angel Mena made no mistake in converting from the penalty spot to put them 2-0 ahead. Club Leon were also in control in the return leg and they created goal scoring chances but failed to take them until Los Angeles caught a lucky break and pulled one goal back in the 96th minute through Denis Bouanga’s goal. Club Leon’s statistics in the game were: 51% possession, 7 shots on target, 5 corner kicks and 3 big chances created.
Club Leon will be playing away from home and their away record in the competition this season has been poor as they lost 2 games and won 1 in 3 away matches they played. They have lost back-to-back away games already in their last 2 away matches.
Team streak: without a clean sheet (3), more than 2.5 goals (5/5), both teams scoring (4/5), first to score (5/5).
Head to Head
Los Angeles and Club Leon have faced each other 3 times before. Los Angeles FC won 1 game, while Club Leon won 2 games.
Analysis and Betting Tips:
According to analysis, Los Angeles FC have scored 15 goals and conceded 5 goals in 7 matches in the competition. They have scored 2.1 goals per game and have a 14% conversion rate. They also create 3.0 big chances per game and take a total of 15.7 shots per game with 6.6 shots on target per game. They take an average of 4.1 corners per game and take up 53.1% possession on average. On the defense, they have 4 clean sheets and they conceded 0.7 goals per game.
According to analysis, Club Leon have scored 15 goals and conceded 6 goals in 7 matches this season. They have scored 2.1 goals per game and have a 13% conversion rate. They also create 3.3 big chances per game and take a total of 16.1 shots per game with 7.0 shots on target per game. They take an average of 5.6 corners per game and take up 59.6% possession on average. On the defense, they have 3 clean sheets and they conceded 0.9 goals per game.
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