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Minnesota Utd vs. Vancouver 7/31/2021 Major League Soccer Soccer Picks, Prediction, and Preview

Minnesota Utd takes on Vancouver on 7/31/2021.

Minnesota Utd meets Vancouver in a Major League Soccer match. Minnesota Utd with a record of 3.0-5.0-7.0 this season comes into this game with a 0.0-4.0-4.0 record on the road. Vancouver is 3.0-5.0-7.0 this season and is 3.0-1.0-3.0 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, Vancouver played to a draw. While it is not a loss, Vancouver is itching for an opportunity to take advantage of their home pitch and gain a victory over Minnesota Utd.

It has been a mixed bag in the past five games for Vancouver and it is an opportunity to get rolling. Vancouver played to a draw in their last match. It is not a loss, but getting a home win is paramount. There are expectations that come with improved performance on a familiar pitch.

The Minnesota Utd Roster

The Players to Watch for the Minnesota Utd

Chase Gasper DF

Chase Gasper 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. Chase Gasper 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.

Chase Gasper has 14 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.

Wil Trapp MF

As a shooter, Wil Trapp 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 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.

As a scorer, Wil Trapp had 13 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Wil Trapp has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting 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

Hassani Dotson 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 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 13 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, Hassani Dotson 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.

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.

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 12 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.

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. Romain Métanire 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.

Romain Métanire has 11 goals scored this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. 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.

The Vancouver Roster

The Players to Watch for the Vancouver

Janio Bikel MF

Janio Bikel 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 Janio Bikel 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.

Janio Bikel has 14 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 Vancouver teammates, Janio Bikel had 1 assists this season. He is an average offensive contributor as far as his ability to set up his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Janio Bikel has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Janio Bikel 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.

Cristián Dajome FW,MF

As a shooter, Cristián Dajome 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 Cristián Dajome 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, Cristián Dajome had 14 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. When it comes to setting up scoring opportunities for his Vancouver teammates, Cristián Dajome had 6 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Cristián Dajome has 2 Yellow Cards this season. Cristián Dajome has 2 Red Cards this season. He has committed None fouls this season. He has drawn None fouls this season in Major League Soccer action.

Deiber Caicedo MF,FW

As a shooter, Deiber Caicedo 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. Deiber Caicedo 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.

Deiber Caicedo has 13 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 Vancouver teammates, Deiber Caicedo had 3 assists this season. He is considered one of the top set-up players for his teammates in the league, he distributes the ball well.

Deiber Caicedo has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Deiber Caicedo 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.

Cristián Gutiérrez DF

Cristián Gutiérrez 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. Cristián Gutiérrez 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.

As a scorer, Cristián Gutiérrez had 13 goals this season. He is considered of the top goal scorers in the league. Cristián Gutiérrez has 0 assists this season. He is generally not involved in setting his teammates for scoring opportunities.

Cristián Gutiérrez has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Cristián Gutiérrez 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.

Andy Rose DF

Andy Rose 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 Andy Rose 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, Andy Rose had 11 goals this season. He falls in the middle as a scorer. Andy Rose 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.

Andy Rose has 0 Yellow Cards this season. Andy Rose 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 1.13 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 71.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.80 assists. This offense does not always score off an assist, but they sometimes have more heroic moments.

Minnesota Utd converted on 0.30 of attempted shots on goal. 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 3.8 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 25.1% of their shots to be on goal(target). The shot quality of all shots attempted has been poor. Inefficient shot attempts are a problem.

Minnesota Utd Defensive Stats and Metrics

Minnesota Utd gave up 1.33 goals per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations. Minnesota Utd plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.0 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, 68.3% 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. When it comes to the clean sheet percentage, 33.3% of games resulted in a clean sheet for Minnesota Utd. Their ability to shut opponents out is extremely strong.







Minnesota Utd Utility Stats

Vancouver tried 9.07 crosses per 90 minutes of action. This puts Vancouver in the top 95 percentile in the league in crosses per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Vancouver had 12.6 interceptions. Vancouver is in the top 38 percentile in intercepted passes per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Vancouver commits 12.6 fouls. Vancouver is in the top 38 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Vancouver drew 12.2 fouls per 90 minutes of action. This puts Vancouver in the top 59 percentile in the league in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Vancouver committed an offside 1.6 times. Vancouver is in the top 42 percentile in offside calls against them.

Vancouver Team Stats

The Vancouver Offensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vancouver was able to score 0.93 goals. This is an inconsistent offense that is capable of showing potency. Vancouver scored those goals off assists 78.0% of the time, which in per 90 minutes terms came out to 0.73 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, Vancouver was able to score on 0.33 of their shots on target. This offense creates high quality shots.

Since we are discussing shots on goal, Vancouver attempts 2.87 shots on target per 90 minutes of regulation. Struggles to get shots on goal are common for this offense. If you think we have not discussed their ability to get shots on goal enough, you are wrong. Vancouver attempts more shots than their shots on target, often they are altered by defenders and from all their shots 31.2% of their shots ended up requiring a goalkeeper challenge. Inconsistency in ensuring that their shot attempts become a true scoring threat has creeped in this season.

Vancouver Defensive Stats and Metrics

Per 90 minutes of action in non-penalty situations, Vancouver was able to hold opponents to 1.53 goals. Vancouver plays below-average defense and puts a lot of pressure on their offense to score to make up for it. When it comes to the stress put on goalkeepers, 4.4 shots were saved by Vancouver goalkeepers this season on a per 90 minute basis. Fans are holding their breath when the ball crosses over into their defensive territory.

Vancouver goalkeepers were able to keep shots on goal from getting into the net 65.2% of the time. The struggles are real when it comes to defending shots on target. Vancouver goalkeepers were able to get a clean sheet 20.0% of the time. This defense and goalkeeping crew is capable of having a clean sheet, the consistency is just not there.

Vancouver Utility Stats

Vancouver tried 9.07 crosses per 90 minutes of action. Vancouver is in the top 95 percentile in crosses per 90 minutes. Vancouver has successfully intercepted 12.6 passes per 90 minutes of action. This puts Vancouver in the top 38 percentile in the league in interceptions per 90 minutes. Per 90 minutes of action, Vancouver commits 12.6 fouls. Vancouver is in the top 38 percentile in fouls committed per 90 minutes. Vancouver drew 12.2 fouls per 90 minutes of action. Vancouver is in the top 59 percentile in fouls drawn per 90 minutes. Vancouver had opportunities spoiled by offside calls 1.6 times per 90 minutes of action. Vancouver is in the top 42 percentile in offside calls against them.

Minnesota Utd vs. Vancouver Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Minnesota Utd 1 Vancouver 1

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