MLS – Vancouver Whitecaps – Minnesota United on Match-day 26
Caps at home against Minnesota – Saturday – 5:30am GMT – BC Place Stadium.
It’s a trip to BC Place Stadium for eighth placed Caps on Saturday, as they take on eleventh placed Minnesota.
Vancouver Whitecaps have 24 points to their name, going into this tie
Caps will be keen to retain their winning form, having beaten Los Angeles FC 1-0 in their last fixture.
Also, Caps keep finding ways to win, having secured six victories in their last nine fixtures is astonishing this season. Their position is eighth in the League and they have 24 points, that is, 0W, 0L and 0D.
Given Minnesota’s form at this time, it will be a significant challenge for them to overturn Caps’s home record. They have won five matches, drawn three fixtures, and lost one game so far this season. The prospects of a positive result for Minnesota are concerning for the visitors.
Vancouver Whitecaps will see 27 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
This season’s MLS campaign, has so far seen Minnesota United achieve 21 points
Also, suffering eight losses in 13 matches is a terrible run of form for any club, Adrian Heath’s Minnesota will know this and will be hopeful of turning it around. Now they have 0 matches won, 0 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in eleventh place, with a total of 21 points.
Minnesota now travel, knowing that their current away form is woeful. So far this season they have won two fixtures, drawn one game, and lost five matches matches on the road.
A win in this fixture would take Minnesota United’s points to 24 in the League.
Vancouver Whitecaps v Minnesota United – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels after having faced each other nine times before this fixture, the share of spoils is very even between the two teams. Both Caps and Minnesota have enjoyed a win on three victories occasions. Further, the two sides have drawn the last one game they’ve played. October 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and The Village took all three points winning 2-1.
For Caps, Cody Joseph is a top performing player who has scored in 18 League fixtures this campaign, while Eric contributed with in 17 League games so far for Minnesota.
Other players of note for Caps are Isaac and Thomas with respectively and for Minnesota are Fred and Dayne with respectively.