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Western Conference-leader Los Angeles FC and New York meet

August 10, 2019

New York Red Bulls (11-9-4, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles FC (16-3-4, first in the Western Conference)

Los Angeles; Sunday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Red Bulls face the top team in the Western Conference, Los Angeles FC.

Los Angeles FC is 9-0-1 at home. Los Angeles FC leads the Western Conference conceding just 23 goals.

The Red Bulls are 3-5-3 in road games. Brian White leads the second-ranked scoring team in the Eastern Conference with eight goals. New York has scored 41 goals.

The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Carlos Vela has 22 goals and eight assists for Los Angeles FC. Diego Rossi has six goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Los Angeles FC.

Daniel Royer has eight goals and five assists for New York. White has five goals over the last 10 games for the Red Bulls.

LAST 10 GAMES: Los Angeles FC: 7-2-1, averaging three goals, two assists, seven shots on goal and 5.7 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.

New York: 5-4-1, averaging two goals, 1.2 assists, five shots on goal and 5.1 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Los Angeles FC: Mohammed El Munir (injured), Javier Perez (injured), Pablo Sisniega (injured), Alejandro Guido (injured).

New York: Alex Muyl (injured), Florian Valot (injured).

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