Portland Timbers contests Colorado Rapids fray

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Competition: USA Major League Soccer
Competition: Sun 26.June
Match begins: 02:30 (UTC)
Venue: Providence Park (21144 seats)

Major League Soccer: Portland Timbers are 3 points short of Colorado Rapids, but are driven to go all in. Let's start!

Insights:
  • Portland Timbers have the fewest scored goals in the first half (5) in Major League Soccer
  • Colorado Rapids have the fewest scored goals in the second half (8) in Major League Soccer

It's quite the trip for Colorado Rapids when visiting Portland Timbers as the cities are 1900 kilometers apart.

This should be an appealing game with lots of spark and bustle as both teams are well recovered since they last saw competitive action. Let's go!

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Portland Timbers form and stats

When playing at home in the Major League Soccer, Portland Timbers have managed 2 wins, 3 draws and suffered 2 defeats from 7 games.

Portland Timbers travelled for their previous game, a trip to LA Galaxy that ended 1-1. Bravo was "man of the match" with a rating of 8.15 out of 10. The defender Bravo hit one key pass and won 13 of 16 duels.

Heartbreak before that as Portland Timbers lost 1-2 at Inter Miami's place.

This is expected to be a close game, with Portland perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Portland Timbers as a small favourite), we find 10 games. Portland Timbers has won 3 of these, drawn 2 and lost 5.

Another home game is coming up fairly shortly for the hosts, as Houston Dynamo are coming to town in four days.

The Portland Timbers fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 12 goals in 7 league matches. On the other hand, Portland Timbers have conceded 10 goals.

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Colorado Rapids form and stats

There's been little loot from Colorado Rapids's travels as they have only collected 2 points from 7 away games in the Major League Soccer. Colorado Rapids only have 0 wins to counter their 5 defeats and 2 draws.

Colorado Rapids are the visiting side once again, their previous game being the 1-1 draw at New York City. Wilson was the top performer of the team in that game with a match score of 7.43. The defender Wilson won 7 of 9 duels.

A loss against Nashville SC was the result prior to that, in a home game.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found 11 similar matches played by Colorado in our archives, and the results are: 2 wins for Colorado Rapids, 2 draws and 7 defeats.

The attacking power of Colorado Rapids when travelling is not overwhelming with 5 goals scored from 7 league matches away.

Head 2 Head

The duelists have met before this season: Colorado Rapids - Portland 2-0. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: four - three - three (Portland Timbers wins - draws - Colorado Rapids wins). As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five had two or less. The matches between these clubs sometimes lean towards being hostile, having seen 5 sending-offs from the last ten encounters.

Top Goalscorers

Colorado RapidsD. Rubio Kostner
D. Rubio Kostner
7 goals
Portland TimbersB. Tuiloma
B. Tuiloma
5 goals
PortlandY. Chará Zamora
Y. Chará Zamora
4 goals

Portland Timbers missing players

Colorado Rapids missing players

Portland Timbers Colorado Rapids
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
16 7 1 Played P 4 7 15
3 2 0 Won W 0 0 5
7 3 0 Drew D 1 2 4
6 2 1 Lost L 3 5 6
22 12 1 Scored S 3 5 17
26 10 3 Conceded C 7 14 18
88% 86% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 93%
81% 71% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 75% 86% 80%
44% 43% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 57% 40%
38% 43% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 29% 20%
25% 14% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
69% 57% 100% BTTS BTTS 75% 71% 47%
19% 29% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 40%
25% 29% 0% Failed to Score F T 25% 29% 20%
 
4.4 4.6 6 Corners for (avg) C F 4 4.3 4.6
5.9 5 4 Corners against (avg) C A 4.2 4 4.6
3.1 3.1 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.9 2.7
4 3 1 Red cards R C 2 2 3
 
11.6 13.3 15 Shots (avg) S ( 12.2 11 12.4
3.6 3.9 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.8 3.9 4.4
39% 44% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 16% 19% 26%
 
13.8 10.9 11 Shots against (avg) S A 10 11 10.5
4.8 3.9 5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2.5 3.7 3.3
Key stats in Major League Soccer this season:
  • Colorado Rapids have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Colorado Rapids have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Colorado Rapids have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Colorado Rapids have the fewest clean sheets (0) away in Major League Soccer
  • Colorado Rapids have the fewest scored goals (5) away in Major League Soccer
  • Colorado Rapids have the fewest scored goals in the second half (8) in Major League Soccer
  • Colorado Rapids have the most matches under the total-line (7) in Major League Soccer
  • Colorado Rapids have yet to win a game away.
  • Colorado Rapids haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Portland Timbers have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Colorado Rapids have scored away.
  • Portland Timbers have the fewest scored goals in the first half (5) in Major League Soccer

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Los Angeles FC 15 9 3 3 30 17 8 5 2 1 18 9 7 4 1 2 12 8 13 30
2 Real Salt Lake 16 8 4 4 20 19 7 6 1 0 13 4 9 2 3 4 7 15 1 28
3 Austin 15 8 3 4 29 18 7 4 2 1 17 5 8 4 1 3 12 13 11 27
4 Dallas 15 7 4 4 24 15 8 5 1 2 15 8 7 2 3 2 9 7 9 25
5 LA Galaxy 15 7 3 5 18 16 8 4 1 3 10 10 7 3 2 2 8 6 2 24
6 Nashville SC 16 6 5 5 19 18 6 2 3 1 8 6 10 4 2 4 11 12 1 23
7 Seattle Sounders 14 6 2 6 20 17 7 4 1 2 13 7 7 2 1 4 7 10 3 20
8 Vancouver Whitecaps 16 6 2 8 18 28 7 4 2 1 11 8 9 2 0 7 7 20 -10 20
9 Colorado Rapids 15 5 4 6 17 18 8 5 2 1 12 4 7 0 2 5 5 14 -1 19
10 Houston Dynamo 15 5 3 7 18 19 8 3 3 2 10 8 7 2 0 5 8 11 -1 18
11 Minnesota United 15 5 3 7 16 17 8 3 2 3 10 7 7 2 1 4 6 10 -1 18
12 Portland Timbers 16 3 7 6 22 26 7 2 3 2 12 10 9 1 4 4 10 16 -4 16
13 Sporting KC 17 4 4 9 16 29 8 3 2 3 8 8 9 1 2 6 8 21 -13 16
14 SJ Earthquakes 16 3 6 7 25 34 8 3 4 1 17 16 8 0 2 6 8 18 -9 15

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Major League Soccer (often known simply as MLS) is the top level of football (soccer) in the United States and Canada. MLS has 24 teams divided into two conferences, Eastern and Western. Each team play 34 fixtures to decide a league table champion. The top fourteen teams then compete in playoff to crown a MLS Cup champion.