Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Colorado Rapids Match Analysis and Prediction

Los Angeles Galaxy will fight for a place in the MLS Western Conference playoffs this weekend when they host Colorado Rapids at Dignity Health Sports Park. Kickoffs schedules for September 18 at 05:30 EAT.

LA Galaxy is eighth in the Western Conference standings with 40 points, trailing Real Salt Lake by three points for the final postseason position. While the playoffs is still possible in Los Angeles, this team have not done themselves any favors, winning only once in their last six outings and going While the playoffs are still possible in Los Angeles, this team have not done themselves any favors, winning only once in their last six outings and going winless in four consecutive games.

Los Angeles Galaxy will seek to bounce back from 3-0 MLS defeat to Vancouver Whitecaps in their most recent match. In that game, Los Angeles Galaxy managed 68% possession and 12 shots with two of them on target. Vancouver Whitecaps got 11 shots with six of them on target and goals by Ryan Gauld (57′), Pedro Vite (68′) and Tosaint Ricketts (86′).

Colorado Rapids on the other side are just a point behind Sunday’s hosts with 39 points; however they have a game in hand.  Under Fraser, this group has been successful over the past two campaigns, conceding the second-fewest goals in the Western Conference last year (35) and they still have a shot in the playoffs if all goes well here.

Colorado Rapids will want another win following 2-1 MLS victory over San Jose Earthquakes in their previous fixture. In that game, Colorado Rapids had 44% possession, 13 shots with three of them on target and goals scored by Diego Rubio (21′) and Keegan Rosenberry (77′). San Jose Earthquakes got 15 shots with three of them on target and a goal by Nathan (37′).

Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Colorado Rapids head to head

Since 2003, these two sides have had 59 head to head encounters; Colorado Rapids claim 25 victories, LA galaxy 21 victories while 13 matches ended in draws.

  • Colorado 2-0 LA Galaxy 17/07/22
  • Colorado 1-1 LA Galaxy 11/09/21
  • LA Galaxy 1-2 Colorado 18/08/21
  • Colorado 2-2 LA Galaxy 08/04/21
  • LA Galaxy 0-2 Colorado 20/09/20

Home

  • Vancouver 3-0 LA Galaxy
  • Nashville 1-1 LA Galaxy
  • LA Galaxy 2-2 Kansas City
  • Toronto 2-2 LA Galaxy
  • New England 1-2 LA Galaxy

Away

  • Colorado 2-1 San Jose
  • Colorado 3-1 Vancouver
  • DC United 0-0 Colorado
  • Nashville 4-1 Colorado
  • Philadelphia 6-0 Colorado

Los Angeles Galaxy team news

Jorge Villafaña and Jonathan Perez have been ruled out of manager Greg Vanney’s squad through injuries.

Colorado Rapids team news

Gaffer Robin Fraser will be without the services of Dantouma Toure, Aboubacar Keita, Oliver Larraz and Braian Galván who have been ruled out through injuries.

Prediction and odds

  • Los Angeles Galaxy Win
  • Draw
  • Both teams to score

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