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Colorado Rapids & Portland Timbers meet on Match-day 42

Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers

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Major League Soccer action on Sunday as COLO and Portland meet at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park – 4:00am GMT.

Portland will travel to COLO, as fourth plays third in the table.

Colorado Rapids’ Major League Soccer season, has so far seen them gain 52 points, going into this game

COLO’s pride is now at stake, as they will not wish for another successive poor result. They recently drew 1-1 away to Seattle Sounders, which followed the loss to Real Salt Lake. They will be eager to improve in this next fixture.

Also, football is a simple game, first don’t lose, and COLO achieved this now in 14 of their last 16 matches. Now they have 14 matches won, 6 games lost and 10 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in third place, with a total of 52 points won 14 meetings, drawn 10 fixtures, and lost six fixtures.

COLO have won seven matches, drawn seven matches, and lost one game of their 15 League matches at home this season.

A victory for Colorado Rapids would put them on 55 points.

It’s 46 points so far for Portland Timbers this season, going into this match

Is this to be the game where Portland to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to Vancouver Whitecaps and LA Galaxy.

Also, Portland keep finding ways to win, having secured seven victories in their last 10 games is astonishing this season. With a fourth position in the league and 14 wins, 12 losses and 4 draws, they currently have 46 points in the League won 14 fixtures, drawn four meetings, and lost 12 games.

Portland’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to COLO. In the 15 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won five meetings, drawn two fixtures, and lost eight matches.

Winning this fixture will see Portland Timbers on 49 points.

Colorado Rapids v Portland Timbers – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the clubs have previously faced each other 24 times with the result being 10 wins and six draws for COLO. Additionally, Portland have not been able to over-turn COLO on the last three meetings. The last time both teams met in this competition was September 2021 and the score line ended up with a 2-2 draw. As we can see both teams have scored in their last match and the likelihood of both sides scoring on Sunday is rated at 63.69%.

COLO to win – probability = 55.56 percent.

Players to watch

For COLO, has netted
in 30 League games this campaign, while is a top performing player who has scored
in 30 League fixtures this Major League Soccer Season for Portland.

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