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Minnesota United FC vs. Sporting Kansas City 12/2/2020 MLS Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Minnesota United FC challenges Sporting Kansas City on 12/2/2020 at 9:00PM

Minnesota United FC meets Sporting Kansas City in a regular season match. Minnesota United FC with a record of 9-7-5 this season comes into this game with a 4-4-4 record on the road. Sporting Kansas City is 12-3-6 this season and is 6-1-4 at home.

The Minnesota United FC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Minnesota United FC

Robin Lod FW,MF

Robin Lod has 41 shots fired this season. Robin Lod was ranked #163 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Robin Lod had 15 shots on target this season. He was ranked #334 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, Robin Lod had 7 goals this season. Robin Lod was ranked #16 in goals this season in MLS. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Minnesota United FC teammates, Robin Lod had 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Robin Lod was ranked #58 in assists this season.

Robin Lod has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Robin Lod has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 8 fouls this season in MLS action.

Romain Métanire DF

Romain Métanire has 6 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Romain Métanire was ranked #104 in shots attempted this season. Romain Métanire has 2 shots on target this season. He was ranked #269 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

Romain Métanire has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Romain Métanire was ranked #510 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Minnesota United FC teammates, Romain Métanire had 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Romain Métanire was ranked #58 in assists this season.

Romain Métanire has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Romain Métanire has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 25 fouls this season in MLS action.

Michael Boxall DF

As a shooter, Michael Boxall had 7 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Michael Boxall was ranked #72 in shots attempted this season. Michael Boxall has 3 shots on target this season. He was ranked #188 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

Michael Boxall has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Michael Boxall was ranked #510 in goals this season. Michael Boxall has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Michael Boxall was ranked #499 in assists this season.

Michael Boxall has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Michael Boxall has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 21 fouls this season. He has drawn 3 fouls this season in MLS action.

Hassani Dotson MF,DF

As a shooter, Hassani Dotson had 20 shots fired this season. Hassani Dotson was ranked #347 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hassani Dotson had 7 shots on target this season. He was ranked #39 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

Hassani Dotson has 1 goals scored this season. Hassani Dotson was ranked #250 in goals this season in MLS. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Minnesota United FC teammates, Hassani Dotson had 1 assists this season. Hassani Dotson was ranked #221 in assists this season in MLS League.

Hassani Dotson has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Hassani Dotson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 22 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in MLS action.

Chase Gasper DF

As a shooter, Chase Gasper had 17 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Chase Gasper was ranked #430 in shots attempted this season. Chase Gasper has 5 shots on target this season. He was ranked #90 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

Chase Gasper has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Chase Gasper was ranked #250 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Minnesota United FC teammates, Chase Gasper had 1 assists this season. Chase Gasper was ranked #221 in assists this season in MLS League.

Chase Gasper has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Chase Gasper has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 20 fouls this season in MLS action.

Ján Greguš MF

As a shooter, Ján Greguš had 35 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Ján Greguš was ranked #221 in shots attempted this season. Ján Greguš has 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #17 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

Ján Greguš has 1 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Ján Greguš was ranked #250 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Minnesota United FC teammates, Ján Greguš had 5 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Ján Greguš was ranked #16 in assists this season.

Ján Greguš has 1 Yellow Cards this season. Ján Greguš has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 18 fouls this season. He has drawn 15 fouls this season in MLS action.

Kevin Molino MF,FW

As a shooter, Kevin Molino had 35 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Kevin Molino was ranked #221 in shots attempted this season. Kevin Molino has 16 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Kevin Molino was ranked #328 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Kevin Molino had 9 goals this season. Kevin Molino was ranked #2 in goals this season in MLS. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Minnesota United FC teammates, Kevin Molino had 2 assists this season. Kevin Molino was ranked #112 in assists this season in MLS League.

Kevin Molino has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Kevin Molino has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 16 fouls this season. He has drawn 48 fouls this season in MLS action.

Ethan Finlay FW,MF

As a shooter, Ethan Finlay had 19 shots fired this season. Ethan Finlay was ranked #403 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ethan Finlay had 10 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Ethan Finlay was ranked #375 in shots on goal this season.

Ethan Finlay has 4 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Ethan Finlay was ranked #56 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Minnesota United FC teammates, Ethan Finlay had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Ethan Finlay was ranked #112 in assists this season.

Ethan Finlay has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ethan Finlay has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 9 fouls this season in MLS action.

The Sporting Kansas City Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sporting Kansas City

Johnny Russell FW,MF

Johnny Russell has 48 shots fired this season. Johnny Russell was ranked #155 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Johnny Russell had 16 shots on target this season. He was ranked #328 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

Johnny Russell has 6 goals scored this season. Johnny Russell was ranked #25 in goals this season in MLS. Johnny Russell has 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Johnny Russell was ranked #112 in assists this season.

Johnny Russell has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Johnny Russell has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 15 fouls this season. He has drawn 27 fouls this season in MLS action.

Roberto Punčec DF

As a shooter, Roberto Punčec had 3 shots fired this season. Roberto Punčec was ranked #272 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Roberto Punčec has 1 shots on target this season. He was ranked #435 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

Roberto Punčec has 0 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Roberto Punčec was ranked #510 in goals this season. Roberto Punčec has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Roberto Punčec was ranked #221 in assists this season.

Roberto Punčec has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Roberto Punčec has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 29 fouls this season. He has drawn 6 fouls this season in MLS action.

Khiry Shelton FW,MF

Khiry Shelton has 28 shots fired this season. Khiry Shelton was ranked #302 in shots attempted this season in MLS. Khiry Shelton has 13 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Khiry Shelton was ranked #346 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Khiry Shelton had 5 goals this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Khiry Shelton was ranked #37 in goals this season. Khiry Shelton has 1 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Khiry Shelton was ranked #221 in assists this season.

Khiry Shelton has 4 Yellow Cards this season. Khiry Shelton has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 17 fouls this season. He has drawn 17 fouls this season in MLS action.

Gianluca Busio MF,FW

As a shooter, Gianluca Busio had 37 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Gianluca Busio was ranked #212 in shots attempted this season. Gianluca Busio has 6 shots on target this season. He was ranked #61 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, Gianluca Busio had 1 goals this season. Gianluca Busio was ranked #250 in goals this season in MLS. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sporting Kansas City teammates, Gianluca Busio had 3 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Gianluca Busio was ranked #58 in assists this season.

Gianluca Busio has 5 Yellow Cards this season. Gianluca Busio has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 23 fouls this season. He has drawn 18 fouls this season in MLS action.

Gerso Fernandes FW,MF

Gerso Fernandes has 22 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Gerso Fernandes was ranked #332 in shots attempted this season. Gerso Fernandes has 6 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Gerso Fernandes was ranked #61 in shots on goal this season.

As a scorer, Gerso Fernandes had 3 goals this season. Gerso Fernandes was ranked #86 in goals this season in MLS. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sporting Kansas City teammates, Gerso Fernandes had 3 assists this season. Gerso Fernandes was ranked #58 in assists this season in MLS League.

Gerso Fernandes has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Gerso Fernandes has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 9 fouls this season. He has drawn 13 fouls this season in MLS action.

Gadi Kinda MF,FW

As a shooter, Gadi Kinda had 36 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Gadi Kinda was ranked #216 in shots attempted this season. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Gadi Kinda had 11 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Gadi Kinda was ranked #366 in shots on goal this season.

Gadi Kinda has 6 goals scored this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Gadi Kinda was ranked #25 in goals this season. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sporting Kansas City teammates, Gadi Kinda had 2 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Gadi Kinda was ranked #112 in assists this season.

Gadi Kinda has 6 Yellow Cards this season. Gadi Kinda has 1 Red Cards this season. He has committed 31 fouls this season. He has drawn 26 fouls this season in MLS action.

Roger Espinoza MF

Roger Espinoza has 18 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Roger Espinoza was ranked #414 in shots attempted this season. Roger Espinoza has 8 shots on target this season. He was ranked #17 in shots on goal this season in MLS.

As a scorer, Roger Espinoza had 2 goals this season. Roger Espinoza was ranked #139 in goals this season in MLS. Roger Espinoza has 1 assists this season. Roger Espinoza was ranked #221 in assists this season in MLS League.

Roger Espinoza has 3 Yellow Cards this season. Roger Espinoza has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 20 fouls this season. He has drawn 10 fouls this season in MLS action.

Felipe Hernandez MF

As a shooter, Felipe Hernandez had 8 shots fired this season. Compared to other players in MLS, Felipe Hernandez was ranked #41 in shots attempted this season. Felipe Hernandez has 0 shots on target this season. When compared to other players in MLS, Felipe Hernandez was ranked #596 in shots on goal this season.

Felipe Hernandez has 0 goals scored this season. Felipe Hernandez was ranked #510 in goals this season in MLS. Felipe Hernandez has 0 assists this season. Stacking him up against other players in MLS, Felipe Hernandez was ranked #499 in assists this season.

Felipe Hernandez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Felipe Hernandez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed 12 fouls this season. He has drawn 7 fouls this season in MLS action.

Minnesota United FC Team Stats

The Minnesota United FC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Minnesota United FC scored 1.48 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Minnesota United FC is ranked #8 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Minnesota United FC was able to score 1.29 goals off assists. Minnesota United FC has a ranking of #7 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Minnesota United FC was able to score at a 0.31 rate on their shots on target. Is Minnesota United FC a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #12 in MLS in shooting percentage.

Minnesota United FC attempted 4.76 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Minnesota United FC has a #8 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Minnesota United FC attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 35.5 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Minnesota United FC has a #8 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Minnesota United FC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Minnesota United FC was able to hold opponents to 1.19 goals. Minnesota United FC is #10 in goals yielded per 90 minutes in the league. Minnesota United FC goalkeepers fended off 4.67 shots per 90 minutes. Minnesota United FC is ranked #19 in shots saved per 90 minutes.

Minnesota United FC goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 75.5% of the time. This puts Minnesota United FC ranks #7 in the league in saves rate. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Minnesota United FC. Minnesota United FC is ranked #6 in clean sheet rate in the league.

Minnesota United FC Utility Stats

Minnesota United FC tried 1.24 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Minnesota United FC is in the top 85 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Minnesota United FC had 12.95 interceptions. Minnesota United FC is in the top 42 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Minnesota United FC has committed 0.0 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Minnesota United FC in the top 25 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Minnesota United FC drew 13.29 fouls. This puts Minnesota United FC in the top 35 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Minnesota United FC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 12.33 times per 90 minutes of action. This puts Minnesota United FC in the top 65 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Sporting Kansas City Team Stats

The Sporting Kansas City Offensive Stats and Metrics

Sporting Kansas City scored 1.71 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Sporting Kansas City is ranked #4 in goals scored per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sporting Kansas City was able to score 1.14 goals off assists. Sporting Kansas City has a ranking of #8 in goals scored off assists per 90 minutes excluding penalty kicks.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sporting Kansas City was able to score at a 0.37 rate on their shots on target. Is Sporting Kansas City a sharpshooter team this season? They are presently ranked #5 in MLS in shooting percentage.

Sporting Kansas City attempted 4.67 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. Sporting Kansas City has a #9 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Sporting Kansas City attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.9 of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Sporting Kansas City has a #9 ranking in shots on target attempts, which should provide more color into their relative ability to stress out goalkeepers.

Sporting Kansas City Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sporting Kansas City was able to hold opponents to 1.19 goals. This puts Sporting Kansas City is ranked #10 in the league in goals allowed per 90 minutes. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.9 shots were saved by Sporting Kansas City goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. This puts Sporting Kansas City in a ranking of #10 in the league in shots saved per 90 minutes.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 69.5% of shots on target were saved by Sporting Kansas City goalkeepers. Sporting Kansas City goalkeepers and defenders put their team in a position to be ranked #12 in shots saved percentage. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Sporting Kansas City. This puts Sporting Kansas City at #6 in the league for holding opponents to nil.

Sporting Kansas City Utility Stats

Per 90 minutes of action, Sporting Kansas City had 1.43 crosses of the ball on the pitch. Sporting Kansas City is in the top 71 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Sporting Kansas City has successfully intercepted 13.1 passes per 90 minutes of action. Sporting Kansas City is in the top 35 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sporting Kansas City commits 0.05 fouls. Sporting Kansas City is in the top 73 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sporting Kansas City drew 12.48 fouls. This puts Sporting Kansas City in the top 54 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sporting Kansas City committed an offside 10.95 times. This puts Sporting Kansas City in the top 27 percentile in the league in offside turnovers.

Minnesota United FC vs. Sporting Kansas City Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Minnesota United FC 2 Sporting Kansas City 2

Moneyline Pick: Draw +323 Bookmaker