New York City FC vs DC United: Prediction & Match Preview

New York City FC vs DC United-MLS Match Preview and Prediction

New York City FC vs DC United
2018 Major League Soccer
Date: Saturday, 8th September 2018
Kick-off at 21:55UK/ 22:55 CET
Venue: Yankee Stadium, (Bronx, New York).

The Boys in Blue are seemingly facing some performance woes that need to be addressed before they come in to yet another home fixture.

They were thrashed with only one goal in their Thursday home matchup against New England Revolution. The team is currently on a losing stretch which they may want to halt in this home game.

Evidently, New York City FC have to overcome the degradation in their form. They have lost their last 4 MSL games, a clear evidence of their woes at hand.

Even so, The Boys in Blue have a remarkable home form having lost only one of their last 6 games. They will be looking forward to win in this matchup to continue their home winning streak.

DC United were lucky to bounce back to their winning ways in their last fixture against Atlanta FC. They will be looking forward to get something form this away matchup, though it may be tough.

They will be travelling at a time when they are winless in the last 6 away matches. The lost their latest away game against New York Red Bulls and this may yet be another uphill task, paying attention to their current away form.

New York City FC vs DC United: Head-to-Head

  • The last h2h meeting in April last year was dominated by DCU.
  • In the last 5 h2h meetings, New York City FC have won thrice while United has won twice.
  • 6 of the last 7 h2h meetings have seen over 2.5 goals.

New York City FC vs DC United: Prediction

The home side are the favorites for this matchup. Having lost against Dc united in the last meeting, they will want to payback by clinging a win in this matchup.

DC United are back on track and will not definitely lose this game so easily. They will put up a fight and eventually find the back of the net.

With the current look of things, both teams will score in this game.

New York City FC vs DC United: Betting Tip

Both teams to score and over 2.5 goals @ 2.00 (1/1).