Two of the best teams in the league this season face off in what could have a major impact on the rest of their campaigns
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LAFC prepare for battle when they welcome the New York Red Bulls in California in a MLS meeting this weekend.
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Both teams sit at or near the top of their respective conferences and could well play a dress rehearsal for a final MLS Cup clash later this year in the playoffs.
ahead of the game, OBJECTIVE has the details on how to watch on TV, stream online, team news and more.
TV channel, live stream and how to watch
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Team news and rosters
A 1-1 draw with Champions League holders Seattle has done little to dampen LAFC’s momentum, and they remain the team to beat in the Western Conference.
But this cross-country clash brings another kind of test for the California outfit – and they’ll be hoping they can get away with it, especially after news broke that they had snapped up Italian legend Girogio Chiellini and Welsh international star Gareth Bale .
Predicted LAFC starting XI: crepe; Palacios, Ibeagha, Murillo, Hollingshead; Sanchez, Cifuentes, Acosta; Rodriguez, Arango, Opoku
With only their cross-town rivals dominating them in the Eastern Conference heading into the weekend, the Red Bulls are really looking for the package this term.
Victory on the road would also be a major statement of intent – and they will know it, especially after toppling Toronto like they did last weekend.
Predicts NYRB starting XI: crown; Edwards, S. Nealis, Long; D. Nealis, Amaya, Casseres, Tolkin; Luquinhas, Morgan; Fernandez.