Los Angeles FC (12-4-3, second in the Western Conference) vs. Nashville SC (8-6-6, third in the Western Conference)
Nashville, Tennessee; Sunday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC +135, LAFC +183, Draw +253; over/under is 2.5 goals
BOTTOM LINE: Jose Cifuentes leads Los Angeles FC into a matchup with Nashville after scoring two goals against the LA Galaxy.
Nashville is 5-5-4 against Western Conference opponents. Nashville ranks ninth in the Western Conference drawing 90 corner kicks, averaging 4.5 per game.
LAFC is 7-4-2 against conference opponents. LAFC leads the Western Conference with 106 shots on goal, averaging 5.6 per game. LAFC is also second in league play with 38 goals.
The matchup Sunday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Hany Mukhtar has scored 11 goals and added three assists for Nashville. C.J. Sapong has two goals and three assists over the past 10 games.
Christian Arango has seven goals and two assists for LAFC. Cifuentes has scored three goals over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Nashville: 4-3-3, averaging 1.5 goals, 5.0 shots on goal and 4.9 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.5 goals per game.
LAFC: 5-3-2, averaging 1.7 goals, 5.4 shots on goal and 6.1 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.3 goals per game.
NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Nashville: Anibal Godoy (injured), Robert Castellanos (injured).
LAFC: Brian Rodriguez (injured), Julian Gaines (injured), Ismael Tajouri (injured).
The Associated Press