FC Cincinnati and Philadelphia Union are both coming into the round 7 of the MLS campaign after securing a win in their last matches. Cincinnati secured a 1-0 victory against Inter Miami CF, while Philadelphia secured a 1-0 victory in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League knockout stage against Atlas. Both teams will be looking for another win in this match as they both face each other for the first time this season. FC Cincinnati have won all 3 matches played so far on home soil and for Philadelphia, their away trips have been disappointing so far. They have lost 2 and drawn 1 of all 3 away matches played so far and will be fighting to get their first away win as they visit the TQL stadium in this match.Grab Your SIgnup Bonus!
FC Cincinnati (WWDWD)
FC Cincinnati have had a bright start to the campaign and so far they are doing very well. In their last 5 matches, FC Cincinnati recorded 3 wins and 2 draws and they are yet to see defeat in this new season. They won by a 1-0 scoreline against Inter Miami in the last round, courtesy of Yerson Mosquera’s goal late in the first half. Cincinnati were however quite disappointing in terms of possession, as they had only 38%, while registering 4 shots on target and 4 corner kicks at the end of 90 minutes.
FC Cincinnati have a strong record at home so far as they have won all 3 matches played at home this season. Cincinnati are currently the league leaders in the eastern conference, with 14 points taken from 6 matches played. They won 4 and drew 2, and have a goal ratio of 8:4.
Team Streaks:- no losses (6), less than 2.5 goals (4/5), first to score (5/6), more than 4.5 cards (4/5), less than 10.5 corners (5/6).
Philadelphia Union (WDLLW)
There are growing concerns that Philadelphia might not be the same team they were last season as their results have not been exciting this season. In all 6 matches played in the MLS, Philadelphia won 2, lost 3 and drew 1. And in their last 5 matches in all competition, they had 2 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. Their last MLS match ended in a 0-0 draw with Sporting Kansas City at home. Statistics showed Philadelphia had 51% possession, while registering 4 shots on target and 3 corner kicks. Not a very top-team kind of display to be honest. More disturbing is their away form, which has seen them lose 2 and draw 1 in their last 3 away matches.
Philadelphia are in 8th spot in the eastern conference table, with 7 points taken from 6 matches played. They had 2 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, with a goal ratio of 8:8.
Team Streak:- no wins(3).
Head to Head
Both teams have faced each other 12 times throughout their history. Philadelphia have won 7 times, while FC Cincinnati have won 2 times and 3 matches ended in a draw.
- FC Cincinnati are without a clean sheet in 8 meetings.
- Both teams scored in 4/5 meetings.
- Philadelphia opened scoring in 7/8 meetings.
- There were less than 4.5 cards in 6/8 meetings.
- FC Cincinnati (3-4-1-2): Roman Celentano, Nick Hagglund, Matthew Miazga, Yerson Mosquera, Raymon Gaddis, Marco Angulo, Junior Moreno, Alvaro Barreal, Luciano Acosta.
- Philadelphia (4-3-3): Andre Blake, Olivier Mbaizo, Jakob Glesnes, Damion Lowe, Nathan Harriel, Alejandro Bedoya, Jose Martinez, Jack McGlynn, Joaquin Torres, Julian Carranza, Daniel Gazdag.
Head to Head
Philadelphia Union are not the same team they have been no doubt and right now the hosts are pretty confident. Also, I don't expect Cincinnati to maintain this excellent record throughout the season, but Philadelphia are not in the right place to really trouble Cincinnati. Cincinnati are not a high scoring team, so if they are going to pull off a win, it will be by very low margins. Philadelphia are fully aware how bad another away loss looks and might hang onto a draw at least.
- Bet on 1st Half Under 1.5 Goals at 1.83 Odds
- Bet on Under 3.5 Goals at 1.90 Odds
- Bet on FT Draw at 3.6 Odds
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