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Houston Dynamo v Colorado Rapids: Major League Soccer Action on Match-day 44

Houston Dynamo vs. Colorado Rapids

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Houston at home against COLO – Sunday – 8:00pm GMT – BBVA Compass Stadium.

When COLO visit BBVA Compass Stadium they will be sat in third place in the League. Houston, currently 11 will face an up-hill battle to handle the visitors.

Houston Dynamo’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 30 points this season

Tab Ramos will have impressed upon his team the importance of getting a positive result out of this game, following two successive defeats. First it was LA Galaxy and then Austin, however this is something that their opponents will be aware of going into this fixture.

Also, suffering 10 losses in 16 meetings is a terrible run of form for any club, Tab Ramos’ Houston will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. With 30 points, they currently sit eleventh in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 6 wins, 14 losses and 12 draws having won six matches, drawn 12 matches, and lost 14 meetings.

Houston have won six matches, drawn six fixtures, and lost four games of their 16 League matches at home this season.

Winning this fixture will see Houston Dynamo on 33 points.

Colorado Rapids’ Major League Soccer season, has so far seen them gain 55 points, going into this game

Returning to match-winning form, following a defeat is always a tough challenge, but that is what COLO need now, after their loss to New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium.

Also, slow and steady wins the race, COLO are showing that they know by avoiding defeat in 15 of their last 18 games. With a third position in the league and 15 wins, 7 losses and 10 draws, they currently have 55 points in the League having won 15 meetings, drawn 10 fixtures, and lost seven meetings.

COLO’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Houston. In the 16 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won seven games, drawn three matches, and lost six fixtures.

Colorado Rapids will have 58 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Houston Dynamo v Colorado Rapids – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the clubs have previously played each other 35 times with the result being 14 wins and nine draws for Houston. Further, Houston are unbeaten in their last eight of the past 12 games played against COLO. August 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Orange Crush took all three points winning 1-3. As we can see both teams have scored in their last clash together and it’s rated at 69.44% that both sides get on the scoresheet again on Sunday.

COLO to win – probability = 40.0 percent.

Players to watch

For Houston, Marko has netted
in 32 League matches this campaign, while Clinton contributed with
in 32 League games this Major League Soccer Season for COLO.

Other standout players for Houston are Michael and Alejandro Enrique with respectively and for COLO are William Paul and Auston with respectively.

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