Here is our betting preview as Colorado Rapids welcome visitors FC Dallas to the Dicks Sporting Goods Park on 24th/07/2016. We will bring you all the latest team news along with the match stats and bet predictions. Colorado Rapids remain unbeaten in six games as they defeated Sporting Kansas City in their last game. FC Dallas breezed past Chicago Fire to maintain their top spot in the league.
Colorado Rapids continue their excellent run of form making it six games without defeat. In a match, that could have gone either way Colorado finally took the lead deep into the second half. Marlon Hairston linked up with Dillon Powers and managed to hit the back of the net in the seventy-eighth minute much to the delight of the Rapid’s fans and management. Next up in the firing line is table toppers FC Dallas, a win against them will be crucial as Dallas sit just three points above Rapids. The last two head to head fixtures have both ended up 1-1 draws, will Rapids be able to change that this time of asking?
FC Dallas continues to sit at the top of the league table having defeated Chicago Fire in their last fixture. FC Dallas started well and were soon ahead as Urruit scored in the twenty-third minute of the game. FC Dallas went two up before half time as Mauro Diaz hit home in the forty-first minute. The second half Dallas sat back and enjoyed their lead, and it wasn’t until the dying seconds that Chicago Fire managed to break Dallas down as Arturo Alvarez scored in added time. This spurred Dallas backup and no sooner had the game restarted than up popped Mauro Rosales to regain their two goal lead. Next up Colorado Rapids, a team that is on form and a team they have to beat to open up a six-point gap between them.
Colorado Rapids is missing Dillon Serna (right knee surgery) and Jermaine Jones (undisclosed injury). Axel Sjoberg and Shkelzen Gashi both have four yellow cards to their name.
FC Dallas is without Zach Loyd (concussion). Atiba Harris has four yellow cards to his name.
Neither team will want to be caught out, and this game has the makings of a draw written all over it as neither team will press too far forwards in case of getting caught out.