MLS – Minnesota United take on D.C. United

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Minnesota at home against D.C. – Sunday – 3:00am GMT – Allianz Field.

As it stands, D.C. will go to Allianz Field in fourteenth place, Minnesota are currently in ninth.

It’s 25 points so far for Minnesota United this season, going into this match

Minnesota’s recent run of poor form will be worrying for manager Adrian Heath, with a 1-1 draw to Sporting Kansas City in their last fixture, which followed a defeat to Vancouver Whitecaps. The Loons will be fired up for this next match, but mustn’t throw caution to the wind.

Also, suffering eight losses in 15 fixtures is a terrible run of form for any club, Adrian Heath’s Minnesota will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. With a ninth position in the league and 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, they currently have 25 points in the League.

Minnesota have won four matches, drawn three matches, and lost three meetings of their 10 League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture would take Minnesota United’s points to 28 in the League.

D.C. United go into this meeting with 18 points secured

When D.C. last turned out in the MLS, the result was a disappointing draw 2-2 against Columbus Crew at Audi Field. They will be hoping for a better result this time.

Also, D.C. need to get out of the losing habit, with 10 recorded in the last 16 games. With 18 points, they currently sit fourteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

With a poor record on the road, which amounts to two wins, one draw, and five losse, it is hard to predict a positive outcome for D.C. as they travel once more.

Winning this fixture will see D.C. United on 21 points.

Minnesota United v D.C. United – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels these two sides have met times before this fixture, with each recording wins on two occasions. Also, Minnesota recent form against D.C. has been outstanding, winning on two out of the last three matches. The last time both teams met in this competition was September 2021 and the score line ended up with a 3-1 win for Minnesota United.

Players to watch

For Minnesota, Eric is a top performing player who has scored in 19 League games so far, while Bilal Abdul contributed with in 18 League fixtures this season for D.C.