Sep 15, 2021 at 04:00


The Portland Timbers will play his thirty-third match in Major League Soccer against the Colorado Rapids, which will begin this Thursday at 4:00 in the Providence Park.

The Portland Timbers He arrives with enthusiasm for the thirty-third day after winning his last two games 0-1 and 0-2, the first against him Vancouver Whitecaps out of his field and the second against him Houston Dynamo at home. Since the competition began, the hosts have won 10 of the 23 matches played to date, with 32 goals scored against 39 conceded.

On the visitors’ side, the Colorado Rapids reaped a tie to one against the LA Galaxy, adding a point in the last match played in the competition, so that he arrives at the meeting with the illusion of recovering points that were left behind. Of the 22 games he has played in this season of Major League Soccer, the Colorado Rapids He has won 12 of them with a balance of 32 goals for and 21 against.

In terms of home performance, the Portland Timbers He has won six times, he has been defeated three times and he has drawn once in 10 games played so far, so we will not be able to know what his outcome will be in this match, but he will have to work hard to win. In the role of visitor, the Colorado Rapids He has a balance of six wins, three losses and two draws in 11 games he has played so far, so they will have to get serious in the duel with him Portland Timbers to take the victory.

The two rivals have met before at the stadium of the Portland TimbersIn fact, the numbers show eight wins, two losses and a draw in favor of the home team. In turn, the visiting squad accumulates two matches in a row without losing away from home against Portland Timbers. The last time they played the Portland Timbers and the Colorado Rapids in this competition it was in November 2020 and the match ended with a 0-1 favorable to the Colorado Rapids.

Currently, the Colorado Rapids it is ahead in the standings with a difference of nine points with respect to its rival. The team of Giovanni savarese he ranks fifth with 33 points on his scoreboard. For their part, the visitors have 42 points and occupy the third position in the competition.