Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake Prediction and Betting Tips | 27th April 2024

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Philadelphia Union take on Real Salt Lake this weekend

The 2024 edition of MLS is back in action with another set of matches this weekend as Real Salt Lake lock horns with an impressive Philadelphia Union side in an important encounter at Subaru Park on Saturday.

Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake Preview

Real Salt Lake are in third place in the MLS Western Conference standings and have been fairly impressive this season. The away side thrashed Chicago Fire by a comfortable 4-0 scoreline last week and will be confident ahead of this fixture.

Philadelphia Union, on the other hand, are in sixth place in the Eastern Conference league table and have been inconsistent this season. The Union were held to a 2-2 draw by Atlanta United in their previous game and will need to take it up a notch this weekend.

Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake Head-to-Head and Key Numbers

  • Real Salt Lake have an impressive record against Philadelphia Union and have won five out of the 12 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Philadelphia Union's paltry one victory.
  • Philadelphia Union's only victory against Real Salt Lake in MLS came by a 4-1 scoreline at home in the previous meeting between the two teams in May 2018.
  • Philadelphia Union are unbeaten in the first seven games of an MLS campaign for the first time in the club's history and have lost only one of their last 41 matches at home in the regular season of the competition.
  • Real Salt Lake are unbeaten in their last five matches on the trot and secured their second-largest margin of victory in an away game in MLS with their 4-0 scoreline against Chicago Fire last week.

Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake Prediction

Philadelphia Union have made a commendable start to their campaign and will be intent on moving up the league table. Daniel Gazdag and Julian Carranza can be effective on their day and will look to make an impact this weekend.

Real Salt have punched above their weight this season and have an excellent record in this fixture. Both teams are on an even footing and could play out a draw in this fixture.

Prediction: Philadelphia Union 1-1 Real Salt Lake

Philadelphia Union vs Real Salt Lake Betting Tips

Tip 1: Result - Draw

Tip 2: Game to have over 2.5 goals - No

Tip 3: Real Salt Lake to score first - Yes

Tip 4: Daniel Gazdag to score - Yes

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