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Vancouver Whitecaps v Minnesota United: Major League Soccer Action on Match-day 43

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Minnesota United

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Caps at home against Minnesota – Thursday – 4:00am GMT – BC Place Stadium.

Caps, currently sitting eighth, host sixth placed Minnesota on Thursday.

Vancouver Whitecaps’ Major League Soccer season, has so far seen them gain 44 points, going into this game

Caps will be hoping for a win, following a disappointing 1-1 away draw against San Jose in their last game.

Also, slow and steady wins the race, Caps are showing that they know by avoiding defeat in 17 of their last 19 games. With 44 points (11W, 9L and 11D), they are established in eighth position in the League having won 11 meetings, drawn 11 matches, and lost nine games.

Playing at home, Caps have won nine meetings, drawn two matches, and lost four fixtures.

Vancouver Whitecaps will have 47 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Minnesota United have so far accrued 45 points in this season of the Major League Soccer

Adrián Heath’s men were held to a disappointing draw against Los Angeles FC in their last fixture, he will be keen to improve on that in this game.

Also, Minnesota keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last seven fixtures is astonishing this season. Their position is sixth in the League and they have 45 points, that is, 12W, 10L and 9D having won 12 games, drawn nine fixtures, and lost 10 meetings.

Minnesota now travel, knowing that their current away form is woeful. So far this season they have won three fixtures, drawn six meetings, and lost six matches matches on the road.

Victory for Minnesota United would take their points tally to 48 so far this season.

Vancouver Whitecaps v Minnesota United – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the two clubs have previously met each other eight times with the result being three victories and three draws for Caps. Further, the two sides have played out a draw the last one game they’ve played. The last time both teams met in this competition was August 2021 and the score line ended up with a 2-2 draw.

Players to watch

For Caps, Evan Alexander is one of the top performing players after having scored
in 31 League games this Major League Soccer Season, while Adrian has netted
in 31 League fixtures this campaign for Minnesota.

Other standout players for Caps are Maxime and Thomas with respectively and for Minnesota are Fred and Dayne with respectively.

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