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By The Numbers: Sporting KC vs Colorado Rapids

29 August 11:42 am

By The Numbers: Sporting KC vs Colorado Rapids

By Jonathon Feyerherm

Sporting Kansas City will face the Colorado Rapids for the 51st time in MLS (regular season) on Saturday evening at Sporting Park. The two teams last met on May 19, 2012 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park with the match ending in a 2-2 draw.

A few individual stats

  • Atiba Harris leads MLS with 211 duels won, Aurelien Collin is second with 203
  • Uri Rosell leads MLS with 104 interceptions, Aurelien Collin is second with 102
  • Deshorn Brown is third in MLS with 81 shots
  • Graham Zusi leads MLS with 43 chances created from set plays

Head To Head (MLS regular season)

Overall: 20-17-13

Home Matches: 16-3-5 (53 goals scored, 24 goals conceded)

Away Matches: 4-14-8 (32 goals scored, 43 goals conceded)

Team Leaders

Sporting KC Stat Colorado Rapids
Claudio Bieler 9 GOALS Deshorn Brown 7
Graham Zusi 6 ASSISTS Christopher Klute 7
Claudio Bieler 66 SHOTS Deshorn Brown 81
Oriol Rosell 52 FOULS Deshorn Brown 25
 Jimmy Nielsen 49 SAVES Clint Irwin 68
Jimmy Nielsen 1.00 GAA Clint Irwin 1.00

Season Stats

  Sporting KC Colorado Rapids
Shots (on goal) 402 (121) 367 (111)
Fouls Committed (Suffered) 385 (339) 319 (311)
Duels Won (Avg) 50.39% 51.10%
Passes (Avg) 422 392
Passing Accuracy (Avg) 77.88% 72.87%
Possession (Avg) 56.67% 50.79%

Last 10 MLS regular season matches

Date Score Result Location
05/19/2007 2-2 T Arrowhead Stadium
07/22/2007 3-2 W CommunityAmerica Ballpark
04/05/2008 2-1 L Dick's Sporting Goods Park
03/28/2009 2-1 L Dick's Sporting Goods Park
09/26/2009 0-0 t CommunityAmerica Ballpark
04/10/2010 1-0 W CommunityAmerica Ballpark
07/17/2010 1-1 T Dick's Sporting Goods Park
05/28/2011 1-1 T Dick's Sporting Goods Park
07/06/2011 1-1 T Sporting Park
05/19/2012 2-2 T Dick's Sporting Goods Park