Colorado Rapids v Columbus Crew: MLS Action on Match-day 35

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MLS action on Sunday as COLO and Columbus meet at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park – 4:00am GMT.

Sunday’s clash between COLO and Columbus, sees tenth take on fifth in the League.

Colorado Rapids arrive at this match, having secured 30 points so far this season

COLO will be buoyant, following a 4-3 home win against Minnesota United in their last fixture.

Also, COLO’s League position speaks for itself, as COLO continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 2nd in a row. Now they have 0 matches won, 0 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in tenth place, with a total of 30 points.

Playing at home, COLO have won seven meetings, drawn three matches, and lost two games.

A win in this fixture would take Colorado Rapids’s points to 33 in the League.

Columbus Crew’s campaign so far has seen them accrue 33 points this season

Columbus will take a huge positive from their recent 3-2 win against New York at MAPFRE Stadium.

Also, with five draws in 10 meetings, Columbus need to develop a strategy for getting over the line in games. They currently stand fifth in the League, with 33 points for a total of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

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

A win in this fixture, would take Columbus Crew’s points from 33 to 36, so far this season.

Colorado Rapids v Columbus Crew – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels COLO and Columbus have faced each other 46 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in COLO’s favour (20 – 13). In addition, six of the past nine matches between COLO and Columbus have resulted in a COLO win. The last time both teams met in this competition was May 2019 and the score line ended up with a 3-2 win for Colorado Rapids.

Players to watch

For COLO, Abraham is a top performing player who has scored in 23 League matches this MLS Season, while Brady is one of the top performing players after having scored in 23 League fixtures this season for Columbus.