Match Preview presented by DigAlert: LA Galaxy at Austin FC | April 27, 2024

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Following a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes before a sell-out crowd of 25,335 fans at Dignity Health Sports Park this past Sunday, April 21, the LA Galaxytravel to face Austin FC at Q2 Stadium on Saturday, April 27 (10:30 a.m. PT; Free on MLS Season Pass, FOX and FOX Deportes).

Saturday’s match marks the seventh MLS regular-season meeting between the Galaxy and Austin, with LA leading the all-time series 4-1-1. In two matches played between LA and Austin during the 2023 campaign, the Galaxy held an unbeaten record of 1-0-1 (5 GF, 2 GA). Notably, the Galaxy are unbeaten in their last four regular-season matches played against Austin FC (3-0-1; 10 GF, 4 GA) dating back to May 8, 2022. In five career regular-season appearances (1 start) against Austin, Dejan Joveljić has recorded three goals and three assists. Additionally, Riqui Puig has registered three goal contributions (2 goals, 1 assist) in two career starts against Austin FC.

Through nine matches played during the 2024 MLS Regular Season, the LAGalaxy hold a 5-1-3 record (21 GF,15 GA; 18 points), lead the Western Conference and sit in second place in the Supporters’ Shield standings behind only Inter Miami CF (5-2-3; 22 GF, 15 GA; 18 points). In five road matches played during the 2024 MLS Regular Season, LA holds a record of 3-1-1 (12 GF, 8 GA).