MLS – Match-day 34 Sees Colorado Rapids take on Minnesota United

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Sunday at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, as COLO host Minnesota in the MLS.

Fourth placed Minnesota, are away to tenth placed COLO on Sunday.

Colorado Rapids have so far accrued 27 points in this season of the MLS

Only a positive result will be acceptable for Robin Fraser’s men, following their recent away defeat at the hands of Red Bulls in their last match.

Also, COLO keep finding ways to win, having secured two victories in their last three meetings is astonishing this season. With 27 points (0W, 0L and 0D), they are established in tenth position in the League.

Playing at home, COLO have won six matches, drawn three fixtures, and lost two games.

Victory for Colorado Rapids would take their points tally to 30 so far this season.

Minnesota United have 35 points to their name, going into this tie

The warning signs are there for Adrian Heath going into this game, following a loss to LA Galaxy in their last game and a draw against Portland Timbers before that. Only a positive result will be good enough.

Also, Minnesota keep finding ways to win, having secured five victories in their last seven matches is astonishing this season. They currently stand fourth in the League, with 35 points for a total of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

Minnesota’s 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 five meetings, drawn one game, and lost five fixtures.

Winning this fixture will see Minnesota United on 38 points.

Colorado Rapids v Minnesota United – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels COLO and Minnesota have faced each other 13 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in COLO’s favour (6 – 5). Additionally, COLO recent form against Minnesota has been outstanding, winning on six out of the last 12 matches. The last time both teams met in this competition was April 2022, when Colorado Rapids walked away as 3-1 winners.