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Minnesota Utd vs. Sporting KC 9/15/2021 Major League Soccer Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Minnesota Utd challenges Sporting KC on 9/15/2021.

Sporting KC meets Minnesota Utd in a Major League Soccer match. Minnesota Utd with a record of 12-7-5 this season comes into this game with a 6.0-2.0-4.0 record on the road. Sporting KC is 12-7-5 this season and is 6.0-5.0-1.0 at home.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five matches for Minnesota Utd and it is an opportunity to get rolling. An opportunity presents itself in this road match. In their last match, Sporting KC won and now turns their attention to Minnesota Utd at home in friendly territory.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Sporting KC and it is an opportunity to get rolling. In their previous match, they were victorious and look to build upon this result. Now on their home pitch, they look continue the positive momentum in familiar and friendly territory against Minnesota Utd.

The Minnesota Utd Roster

The Players to Watch for the Minnesota Utd

Wil Trapp MF

Wil Trapp has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Wil Trapp had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Wil Trapp has 20 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Wil Trapp has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Wil Trapp has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Wil Trapp has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Hassani Dotson MF,FW

As a shooter, Hassani Dotson had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Hassani Dotson had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Hassani Dotson had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Hassani Dotson has 2 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Hassani Dotson has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Hassani Dotson has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Chase Gasper DF

As a shooter, Chase Gasper had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Chase Gasper had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Chase Gasper has 19 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Chase Gasper has 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Chase Gasper has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Chase Gasper has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Romain Métanire DF

Romain Métanire has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Romain Métanire had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Romain Métanire had 18 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Minnesota Utd teammates, Romain Métanire had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Romain Métanire has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Romain Métanire has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Emanuel Reynoso MF,FW

As a shooter, Emanuel Reynoso had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Emanuel Reynoso has nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Emanuel Reynoso has 17 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Minnesota Utd teammates, Emanuel Reynoso had 2 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Emanuel Reynoso has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Emanuel Reynoso has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

The Sporting KC Roster

The Players to Watch for the Sporting KC

Andreu Fontàs DF

As a shooter, Andreu Fontàs had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Andreu Fontàs had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Andreu Fontàs has 23 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sporting KC teammates, Andreu Fontàs had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Andreu Fontàs has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andreu Fontàs has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Luís Martins DF

As a shooter, Luís Martins had nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Luís Martins had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Luís Martins had 22 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sporting KC teammates, Luís Martins had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Luís Martins has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Luís Martins has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Dániel Sallói FW

Dániel Sallói has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Dániel Sallói had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

As a scorer, Dániel Sallói had 20 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sporting KC teammates, Dániel Sallói had 12 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Dániel Sallói has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Dániel Sallói has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Roger Espinoza MF

Roger Espinoza has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Roger Espinoza had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Roger Espinoza has 17 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sporting KC teammates, Roger Espinoza had 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Roger Espinoza has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Roger Espinoza has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Ilie Sánchez DF,MF

Ilie Sánchez has nan shots fired this season. His role is to not be a scoring threat, defenses are shutting him down quite easily and/or he is just a passive player when it comes to scoring attempts. Not all shots reach the goalkeeper, but Ilie Sánchez had nan shots on target this season. Shots on target are a rarity for him, maybe he will fare better with his number of shots, shot selection or shot accuracy.

Ilie Sánchez has 18 goals scored this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Sporting KC teammates, Ilie Sánchez had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Ilie Sánchez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Ilie Sánchez has 0 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Minnesota Utd Team Stats

The Minnesota Utd Offensive Stats and Metrics

Minnesota Utd scored 1.09 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Minnesota Utd scored those goals off assists 75.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.82 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Minnesota Utd was able to score on 0.26 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Minnesota Utd attempts 4.18 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. This offense falls in the middle when it comes to the number of shots on goal they take per game. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Minnesota Utd is able to get 27.2% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shots are not reaching the goalkeeper enough, they must improve.

Minnesota Utd Defensive Stats and Metrics

Minnesota Utd gave up 1.09 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.68 shots were saved by Minnesota Utd goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 70.4% of shots on target were saved by Minnesota Utd goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Minnesota Utd goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 31.8% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.







Minnesota Utd Utility Stats

Sporting KC tried 13.54 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sporting KC in the top 60 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sporting KC had 14.88 interceptions. This puts Sporting KC in the top 19 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Sporting KC has committed 9.92 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sporting KC in the top 13 percentile in the league in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sporting KC drew 11.33 fouls. Sporting KC is in the top 61 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sporting KC committed an offside 1.33 times. Sporting KC is in the top 30 percentile in offside calls against them.

Sporting KC Team Stats

The Sporting KC Offensive Stats and Metrics

Sporting KC scored 1.50 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. This is an extremely potent offense that is tough to shut down. Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sporting KC was able to score 1.00 goals off assists. This offense finds ways to score by sharing the ball and that is quite nice to watch.

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Sporting KC was able to score on 0.30 of their shots on target. The quality of the shots on goal and the accuracy of these shots are inconsistent.

Sporting KC attempted 5.04 shots on goal (penalty kicks excluded) per 90 minutes of regulation and stoppage action. This offense is a persistent threat to score with shots on goal. Continuing on the subject of shots on target, Sporting KC is able to get 34.4% of their shots to be on goal(target). Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Sporting KC Defensive Stats and Metrics

Sporting KC gave up 1.08 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. There is nothing remarkable about their defensive effort. This is a generally average defense. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 3.54 shots were saved by Sporting KC goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. There is room for improvement when it comes to preventing shots on target.

When it comes to the saves percentage, 70.6% of shots on target were saved by Sporting KC goalkeepers. This defense and goalkeeper effort can be better when it comes to their ability to prevent shots on target from becoming goals. Sporting KC goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 25.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Sporting KC Utility Stats

Sporting KC tried 13.54 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sporting KC in the top 60 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Sporting KC has successfully intercepted 14.88 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Sporting KC in the top 19 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Sporting KC has committed 9.92 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Sporting KC is in the top 13 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Sporting KC drew 11.33 fouls. Sporting KC is in the top 61 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Sporting KC had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.33 times per 90 minutes of action. Sporting KC is in the top 30 percentile in offside calls against them.

Minnesota Utd vs. Sporting KC Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Minnesota Utd 2 Sporting KC 3

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