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Minnesota United FC vs Colorado Rapids | Roster Notes | October 28, 2020

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Starting XI:

William Yarbrough, Keegan Rosenberry, Lalas Abubakar, Danny Wilson, Sam Vines, Cole Bassett, Jack Price, Younes Namli, Jonathan Lewis, Diego Rubio, Andre Shinyashiki

Bench:

Clint Irwin, Drew Moor, Auston Trusty, Steven Beitashour, Jeremy Kelly, Nicolas Benezet, Nicolás Mezquida, Matt Hundley

Injury Report

Not Medically Cleared:
Kellyn Acosta
Kortne Ford
Braian Galván
Collen Warner

Notes:

Play Your Kids

Players under the age of 22 have earned 2,193 minutes for Colorado in 2020, accounting for over 17% of the Rapids' total of 12,824, which is the sixth-highest percentage of any team in MLS. 20-year-old Braian Galván has played 180 minutes in seven appearances, tallying a goal and an assist, while Homegrown Cole Bassett has played 665 minutes in 10 appearances, eight of them starts. Bassett's four goals are second on the team, while his four assists are tied for the team lead. 21-year-old defender Sam Vines, a Homegrown from Colorado Springs, is the only player on the team to have played all 1,260 minutes for the Rapids this season. Vines has one goal and two assists in his second full season with Colorado.

Road Warriors 

The Rapids' 3-2-1 (W-L-D) record on the road is the fourth-best in MLS and the second-best in the Western Conference. The Rapids are one of just six teams in MLS with winning records on the road. Their +1 goal differential (11-10) is the sixth-best on the road. This does not include MLS is Back Tournament matches. 

Can't Catch Namli 

Rapids midfielder Younes Namli's 56 dribbles completed are the second-most in MLs. He also has the second-highest dribble success rate of players with at least 40 dribbles completed, with 73.7%. Namli has one goal and three assists in 13 appearances for Colorado in 2020, all of them starts. 

Potential MLS Debut

The Rapids called up Matt Hundley ahead of Saturday's match against SKC. An appearance against Minnesota would mark his MLS debut. 

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