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Major League Soccer – Colorado Rapids to face Seattle Sounders on Match-day 41

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

Leaders Seattle are currently two·places higher than their opponents COLO, when the two sides meet, they will sit in first and third positions respectively.

Colorado Rapids’ campaign so far has seen them accrue 51 points this season

Whilst COLO need a positive result from this fixture, they cannot afford to throw caution to the wind. Another successive defeat for COLO after losing against Real Salt Lake and Seattle Sounders would represent a worrying sign of where they are just now.

Football is a simple game, first don’t lose, and COLO achieved this now in 17 of their last 20 games. With 51 points, they are established in third in the League having won 14 matches, drawn nine fixtures, and lost six fixtures.

Playing at home, COLO have won seven meetings, drawn six matches, and lost one game.

Colorado Rapids will have 54 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Seattle Sounders will be under pressure to remain top, going into the meeting

Seattle must take a positive approach to this game, if they are to get anything out of, following their recent defeat to Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.

League leaders Seattle keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 11 matches is astonishing this season. They are the team to beat, with 57 points and sitting at the top of the table having won 17 fixtures, drawn six games, and lost six matches.

Seattle will travel to COLO with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with nine victories and two darts.

As League leaders every game is crucial, so a victory would ensure that Seattle Sounders stay top, whilst maintaining pressure on their rivals.

Colorado Rapids v Seattle Sounders – Head-to-Heads.

The recent form between these two sides has seen Seattle with a greater number of wins. In the last 31 meetings, they have enjoyed 20 wins, to COLO’s eight victories. Additionally, Seattle have left COLO with a win on twelve out of 16 meetings.

Its a 52.08 percent win probability for COLO in this game.

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