Real Salt Lake vs Sporting Kansas City
USA – Major League Soccer
Date: Wednesday, 22 July 2020
Kick-off at 14:00 UK/ 15:00 CET
Venue: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (Bay Lake, Florida).
Real Salt Lake is at the top of Group D in the MLS is back tournament. The host has conceded no goals in the past two fixtures and is highly unlikely to see them concede in a clash against Sporting Kansas City when they are the favorites to win.
Real Salt Lake vs Sporting Kansas City Match preview
Real Salt Lake had their opening match with Colorado Rapids, and they won the clash with a 2-0 score on the board. Considering that the Rapids have been the worst side in Group D, it was not a surprise.
Claret and Cobalt then faced Minnesota and shared the spoils with them in a goalless scoreline. Minnesota is also sharing equal points with RSL in the Group D table.
Sporting Kansas City had their opening match with Minnesota and the latter defeated them with a 1-2 scoreline pushing them to the third spot in the table.
Their previous encounter was against Colorado Rapids in which they sufficed a 3-2 victory making it to the top of the overall third-placed teams in the tournament.
The winner of the match can make it into the top two spots in Group D, earning a spot in the MLS playoffs this season. Since the stakes are high, expect nothing less of an action-packed entertainer.
Real Salt Lake vs Sporting Kansas City Head-to-head (h2h)
- Two of their recent five fixtures have ended in a draw.
- Their previous encounter in MLS gave a 1-2 away win for RSL.
- Both teams have scored in four of the last five MLS clashes.
- RLS has recorded three of the past five overall wins.
Real Salt Lake vs Sporting Kansas City Prediction
Since they are playing at a neutral location, both teams will not have any sorts of advantage over the ground in the match, and hence will play on equal grounds.
Real Salt Lake has a better run in the group than the visitors. Their narrow one-point lead will help them to even settle with a draw to be in the top two positions.
Sporting Kansas City cannot risk even for a draw and has to win in the match to reach the play-offs, which puts more pressure on the players in the middle.
Having conceded no goals and being at the top of the group table puts RLS in front with a slight edge over the Wizards. So, the double chance favoring Real Salt Lake will be the best bet in the clash.
It will probably be a tight encounter and keeping two clean sheets in a row will pay for Claret and Cobalt in the encounter. The tip for under 3.5 goals will thus come in handy for the ninety minutes.
Real Salt Lake vs Sporting Kansas City Betting tips
Double chance: Real Salt Lake or Draw @ 1.60 (3/5).
Under 3.5 goals in full-time @ 1.57 (4/7).