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Major League Soccer – Match-day 33 Sees Portland Timbers take on Colorado Rapids

Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids

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Thursday Major League Soccer action from Providence Park, as Portland take on COLO.

With a League position of third, COLO will be two places higher than struggling Portland, when they visit Providence Park.

Portland Timbers have so far accrued 33 points in this season of the Major League Soccer

Portland will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Vancouver Whitecaps and Houston Dynamo. They will need this if they are to retain their run.

Portland’s League position speaks for itself, as The Timbers continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 3rd in a row. They currently sit in fifth place, with a total of 33 points having won 10 meetings, drawn three fixtures, and lost 10 matches.

Playing at home, Portland have won six games, drawn one game, and lost three fixtures.

Victory for Portland Timbers would take their points tally to 36 so far this season.

Colorado Rapids’ Major League Soccer season, has so far seen them gain 42 points, going into this game

With Robin Fraser’s men stubbornly held to a 1-1 draw in their last match, he will hope to find the key to unlock the defence in this fixture.

COLO keep finding ways to win, having secured 12 victories in their last 20 games is astonishing this season. Their position is third in the League, and they have 42 points having won 12 fixtures, drawn six games, and lost four meetings.

COLO’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Portland. In the 11 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won six matches, drawn two games, and lost three matches.

A win in this fixture, would take Colorado Rapids’s points from 42 to 45, so far this season.

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

Both teams have already met each other 23 times with the tally being 10 wins and five draws for Portland. In addition, Colorado Rapids are now un-beaten in three meetings against Portland. November 2020 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Colorado Rapids took all three points winning 0-1.

For this game, Portland’s win probability is currently 43.29 percent.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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