New York City Fc Nycfc vs San Jose Earthquakes Sj Picks and Predictions May 31st 2024

NYCFC Eye Fifth Straight Win, Face Improving Earthquakes


New York City FC (NYCFC) is riding a hot streak, gunning for their fifth back to back triumph as they prepare to have the San Jose Earthquakes. However they haven’t been overwhelming their adversaries, NYCFC has reliably tracked down ways of winning. This Friday night standoff comes not long before seven days off for the international break.

Current Form and Recent Success

NYCFC’s new presentation has been great. With a 8-5-2 record and 26 points, a success against the Earthquakes would match their all out wins from last season. Getting a fifth consecutive triumph would likewise stamp their longest series of wins since late 2019.

The group’s flexibility is clear as they’ve move to third place in the Eastern Meeting. Regardless of scoring the third-least objectives (19) among season finisher competitors, they’ve dealt with a 8-2-2 record subsequent to losing their initial three matches of the time.

Key Moments and Player Performances

In their last match, NYCFC pulled off a narrow 1-0 win against New England Revolution, with Keaton Parks scoring a clutch header in the final minutes. This win was their seventh in eight matches and their fifth one-goal victory in that span. Goalkeeper Matt Freese was a standout, making six saves to secure the win despite NYCFC being outplayed for much of the game.

NYCFC coach Nick Cushing acknowledged the team’s need to be more aggressive but praised their hunger and determination. “We were too passive, gave them too much of what they wanted,” Cushing said. “It’s made the group a lot hungrier. Even though it’s another win, the hunger this week has been impressive.”
San Jose Earthquakes’ Struggles and Recent Improvement

The San Jose Earthquakes have had a tough season, sitting with a 3-10-2 record and 11 points, tying them with Sporting Kansas City for the fewest points in the Western Conference. They’re eight points behind the Portland Timbers, who hold the final playoff spot.

Despite a rough start with a 1-8-0 record, the Earthquakes have shown signs of improvement, going 2-2-2 in their last six matches and scoring 10 goals in that span. Last week, they settled for a 1-1 draw against Austin FC after taking an early lead.

Challenges and Coach’s Perspective

Jeremy Ebobisse scored for the Earthquakes, but the team couldn’t find a second goal, despite taking 23 shots, seven of which were on target. This followed another frustrating match where they had 11 shots on target but lost 1-0 to Orlando City.

San Jose mentor Luchi Gonzalez communicated his dissatisfaction with the group’s failure to keep up with leads, noticing that they have driven in 11 of their 17 matches across all rivalries this season. ” It’s disheartening,” Gonzalez said. ” The margins in this league are so close, from winning, losing, in any event, tying. This tough moment, which has lasted longer than we’d like, it’s going to make us tough.”

Historical Matchup

Historically, NYCFC has dominated the Earthquakes, winning five of the six all-time meetings, including the last four. This historical advantage, combined with their current form, positions NYCFC favorably for the upcoming match.


As NYCFC eyes their fifth straight win and the Earthquakes look to continue their recent improvements, this match promises to be an intriguing battle. Both teams have their unique challenges and motivations, making this Friday night encounter one to watch.

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