MLS returns this weekend with another exciting fixture, Austin FC is set to clash with Colorado Rapids. This match is scheduled for 02:00 of 1st August 2021 at Q2 Stadium in the USA.
Austin FC will be expecting to get back to their winning ways after the 0-1 defeat in the hands of Seattle Sounders in their last game, where they managed 75% possession and 13 shots with 3 on target. Seattle Sounders had 10 shots with 3 of them on target and a goal from Ruidíaz on the 67th minute.
Colorado Rapids come into this match fresh and back from a 3-0 loss to Salt Lake in their last game, where they had 58% possession and 9 shots, with 2 on target and an own goal from Yarbrough. On the other side Salt Lake had five shots with two on target and goals from Wood and Rubin sealed the victory.
Colorado Rapids have had a good run until they dealt with the heavy defeat to Real Salt Lake. Colorado have a well-balanced team and they have always responded well after a loss, as they have not lost consecutive matches all season, and they will put all the efforts they can to maintain this trend.
Austin FC are 13th on the table with 13 points while Colorado Rapids are 4th on the table with 24 points, Austin FC will be having the home advantage hence a chance to avoid equaling their longest losing streak in history.
Austin FC vs Colorado Rapids head to head
This will be the second time these two meet in an official competition, the first was still in this tournament a match where Colorado lost to Austin 1-3.
- Austin 0-1 Seattle
- Austin 0-2 Los Angeles
- Austin 4-1 Portland
- Austin 0-0 Columbus
- Minnesota 2-0 Austin
- Salt Lake 3-0Colorado
- Colorado 2-0 Dallas
- Colorado 1-1 San Jose
- Colorado 2-0 Minnesota
- Colorado 1-1 Seattle
Austin FC team news
Ulises Segura recently underwent a knee surgery and it is unclear when he will return. Aaron Schoenfeld, Nick Lima, Ben Sweat and Danny Hoesen are all unavailable with injuries.
Colorado Rapids team news
Younes Namli is still recovering from an ankle surgery and is expected to be out for 12-16 weeks. Danny Wilson is suspended for the game after accumulating five yellow cards.
Prediction and odds
- Colorado Rapids Win
- Double chance