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Expected goals (xG) is one of the foremost ways to measure the quality of chances a team creates throughout a match. You can check out the full definition by clicking here.


Below you will find xG data from every Week 1 match of the 2020 MLS season. All data provided by Opta.


Colorado Rapids 2, D.C. United 1


  • D.C. United: 1.28
  • Colorado: 1.63
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Montreal Impact 2, New England Revolution 1


  • Montreal: 1.67
  • New England: 1.47
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Houston Dynamo 1, LA Galaxy 1


  • Houston: .72
  • Galaxy: .74
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San Jose Earthquakes 2, Toronto FC 2


  • San Jose: .74
  • Toronto: 1.82
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Orlando City SC 0, Real Salt Lake 0


  • Orlando: .91
  • RSL: .16
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FC Dallas 2, Philadelphia Union 0


  • Dallas: .75
  • Philadelphia: .71
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Nashville SC 1, Atlanta United 2


  • Nashville: .82
  • Atlanta: .24
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Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1, Sporting Kansas City 3


  • Vancouver: 2.16
  • Sporting: .52
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Columbus Crew SC 1, New York City FC 0


  • Columbus: 1.74
  • NYCFC: .35
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New York Red Bulls 3, FC Cincinnati 2


  • RBNY: 1.97
  • Cincinnati: 2.08
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Seattle Sounders 2, Chicago Fire FC 1


  • Seattle: 3.70
  • Chicago: .52
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LAFC 1, Inter Miami CF 0


  • LAFC: 2.75
  • Miami: 1.61
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Portland Timbers 1, Minnesota United FC 3


  • Portland: 1.68
  • Minnesota: 2.48
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