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Sunday’s MLS action will see D.C. United playing against Inter Miami.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for D.C. United v Inter Miami, scroll down (plus the best game odds).
D.C. United will be hoping to bounce back here after a 3-0 MLS defeat in their last game at the hands of Sporting Kansas City.
In that match, D.C. United managed 41% possession and 7 shots at goal with 2 on target. At the other end, Sporting Kansas City got 17 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Khiry Shelton (34'), Robert Voloder (70') and Dániel Sallói (87') scored for Sporting Kansas City.
D.C. United have not been in good attacking form in more recent games. Their sum of goals equals just 4 vs opponents over their previous 6 outings. In those games, D.C. United have also seen the tally of goals that have gone against them total 11. We shall soon see whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
Inter Miami head into the encounter following on from a 2-1 MLS win as they beat Columbus Crew in their last match.
In that match, Inter Miami managed 43% possession and 11 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. The only player to score for Inter Miami was Gonzalo Higuaín (25', 82'). On the other side, Columbus Crew got 12 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Juan Camilo Hernández (41') was the scorer for Columbus Crew.
Inter Miami have had no problems opening up opposition defences in their most recent fixtures, having scored 8 times in their last 6 matches. This doesn’t mask the fact that Inter Miami have been somewhat leaky at the back, having also been scored against in 6 of those same games.
Head to head
The last league meeting between these clubs was MLS match day 16 on 15/05/2022 when it finished Inter Miami 2-2 D.C. United.
That day, Inter Miami had 58% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. The goalscorers were Leonardo Campana (31') and Damion Lowe (45').
For their opponents, D.C. United got 9 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. Taxiarchis Fountas (45') and Ola Kamara (74') scored.
The match was refereed by Pierre-Luc Lauziere.
Team News: D.C. United
Adrien Pérez (Fractured Foot), Bill Hamid (Finger Injury) and Brad Smith (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be playing for D.C. United gaffer Wayne Rooney.
It’s our opinion that Black-and-Red should go for a 4-4-2 system for the game with David Ochoa, Andy Najar, Steve Birnbaum, Donovan Pines, Chris Odoi-Atsem, Jackson Hopkins, Russell Canouse, Sofiane Djeffal, Ravel Morrison, Ola Kamara and Christian Benteke.
Team News: Inter Miami
Inter Miami manager Phil Neville has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Robbie Robinson (Muscle Injury) and Ian Fray (Cruciate Ligament Injury) miss out here.
We believe The Herons might elect for a 4-2-3-1 lineup, giving starts to Drake Callender, DeAndre Yedlin, Aimé Mabika, Ryan Sailor, Kieran Gibbs, Gregore, Jean Mota, Robert Taylor, Alejandro Pozuelo, Ariel Lassiter and Gonzalo Higuain.
We think that Inter Miami will have to perform well to score against this D.C. United team who we reckon will manage to score & go ahead.
We therefore see a very competitive game with a 1-0 winning score for D.C. United when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Audi Field (20,000)
Captain: Steve Birnbaum
Chairman: Jason Levien & Stephen Kaplan
Manager: Wayne Rooney
Competitions: MLS (Parent), MLS (Eastern Conference)