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Seattle Sounders v Colorado Rapids: Major League Soccer Action on Match-day 38

Brian Schmetzer

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Seattle at home against COLO – Monday – 5:00am GMT – CenturyLink Field.

It’s a clash of first vs third, as Seattle host COLO at CenturyLink Field.

Seattle Sounders will try to defend their lead in the Major League Soccer

Another victory would be a terrific achievement, but that is what Brian Schmetzer will be asking from his team, as they go into this game on the back of strong results after beating San Jose 1-3 and Sporting Kansas City 1-2

League leaders Seattle keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last eight matches is astonishing this season. With 51 points so far this season, they have secured the top spot in the Major League Soccer having won 15 meetings, drawn six games, and lost five fixtures.

Playing at home, Seattle have won six fixtures, drawn four meetings, and lost three games.

A victory for Seattle Sounders would be a huge boost, giving them the chance to stay on top of the table and put additional pressure to their closest rivals.

Colorado Rapids go into this fixture with 48 points secured

COLO come to this game on the back of a victory, having beaten Austin 3-0 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.

Can COLO continue their incredible form this season and extend their un-beaten run of 12 meetings? Their position is third in the League, and they have 48 points having won 13 matches, drawn nine matches, and lost four meetings.

COLO’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Seattle. In the 12 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won six fixtures, drawn three games, and lost three games.

A victory for Colorado Rapids would put them on 51 points.

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

Seattle and COLO have faced each other 30 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Seattle’s favour (19 – 8). In addition, twelve of the past 16 fixtures between Seattle and COLO have resulted in a Seattle win. The last time both teams met in this competition was July 2021 and the score line ended up with a 1-1 draw. The likelihood of both sides scoring again in CenturyLink Field is rated at 59.17%.

For this game, Seattle’s win probability is currently 49.5 percent.

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