Major League Soccer – Match-day 42 Sees New England Revolution take on Colorado Rapids

New England Revolution vs. Colorado Rapids

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Revs remain top, going into Thursday ‘s home game against COLO. Kick-off 1:00am GMT.

As it stands, COLO will go to Gillette Stadium in third place, Revs are currently in first.

Maintaining their position as League leaders will be New England Revolution’s primary goal going into this game

Following a 2-2 draw against Orlando City, Revs will be hoping for more.

Also, League leaders Revs keep finding ways to win, having secured 13 victories in their last 18 games is astonishing this season. They currently sit in first place, top of the League, having accrued 67 points so far this season. This means a record of 20 wins, 4 losses and 7 draws having won 20 matches, drawn seven meetings, and lost four fixtures.

Revs have won 11 meetings, drawn three games, and lost one game of their 15 League matches at home this season.

The League leaders have set the bar high, so only a win will be acceptable for New England Revolution, especially if they are to maintain their position and keep the momentum to win the League.

Good Attacking Performance

This has been a good season so far for Revs, in terms of goals scored (61). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Brad, Earl, and Matt. Revs have conceded 38 goals.

Colorado Rapids’ campaign so far has seen them accrue 52 points this season

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, slow and steady wins the race, COLO are showing that they know by avoiding defeat in 14 of their last 16 matches. With a third position in the league and 14 wins, 6 losses and 10 draws, they currently have 52 points in the League having won 14 fixtures, drawn 10 meetings, and lost six meetings.

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

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

New England Revolution v Colorado Rapids – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen COLO with a greater number of wins. In the last 46 meetings, they have enjoyed 19 wins, to Revs’s 15 victories. Further, COLO have been hugely successful away to Revs of late, winning 19 meetings times in the last ten.

Revs to win – probability = 61.35 percent.

Players to watch

For Revs, Brad has netted
in 31 League matches this Major League Soccer Season, while Clinton is one of the top performing players after having scored
in 30 League fixtures for COLO.

Other players of note for Revs are Earl and Matt with respectively and for COLO are William Paul and Auston with respectively.

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