FC Cincinnati host Minnesota United within the MLS on Saturday evening on the Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, with the hosts in determined kind, and in speedy want of a turnaround.
In their final sport, additionally at dwelling, FC Cincinnati misplaced 2-1 to DC United, who’re the one facet under them within the MLS Eastern Conference Standings.
Minnesota United are nonetheless well-placed to make the playoffs from the Western Conference, however their current kind is atrocious, with the Loons having not gained any of their final 4 MLS video games – the newest being a 2-2 draw at dwelling in opposition to Houston Dynamo.
FC Cincinnati vs Minnesota United Head-to-Head
These two sides have confronted one another thrice earlier than, together with as soon as earlier this month. FC Cincinnati have by no means overwhelmed Minnesota United, and have misplaced the final two video games, together with the newest one 2-0.
Last season, Minnesota United had overwhelmed FC Cincinnati by an enormous 7-1 margin.
FC Cincinnati kind information: L-W-L-L-L
Minnesota United kind information: D-D-L-L-W
FC Cincinnati vs Minnesota United Team News
Injuries proceed to plague the FC Cincinnati squad this season, with supervisor Jaap Stam nonetheless having to juggle his squad with key gamers lacking.
Greg Garza and Jurgen Locadia are nonetheless not match sufficient to return to the primary team. Their captain Kendall Waston is unlikely to return to motion on this sport. The one good news is that Tom Pettersson is as soon as once more prone to be accessible for choice.
Injuries: Greg Garza, Jurgen Locadia, Kendall Waston, Tom Pettersson
Tyler Miller, Ike Opara, Luis Amarilla and Greg Ranjitsingh are all nonetheless dominated out for Minnesota United.
Injuries: Tyler Miller, Ike Opara, Luis Amarilla and Greg Ranjitsingh
FC Cincinnati vs Minnesota United Predicted XI
FC Cincinnati Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Spencer Richey; Nick Hagglund, Maikel van der Werff, Saad Abdul-Salaam, Andrew Gutman; Frankie Amaya, Haris Medunjanin; Joe Gyau, Allan Cruz, Yuya Kubo; Brandon Vazquez
Minnesota United Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Dayne St. Clair; Bakaye Dibassy, Michael Boxall, Jose Aja, Romain Métanire; Jacori Hayes, Hassani Dotson; Robin Lod, Emanuel Reynoso, Kevin Molino; Aaron Schoenfield
FC Cincinnati vs Minnesota United Prediction
Both sides come into this sport in completely terrible kind, however Minnesota are positively the facet with more pedigree, and those who’ve had a greater season.
That is why we’re predicting a Minnesota United win.
Prediction: FC Cincinnati 0-2 Minnesota United
Published 24 Oct 2020, 00:37 IST