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April 20, 2013 6:08 PM EDT
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MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - Seattle Sounders

The last-placed Sounders head to Commerce City still desperately in search of their first win of the season.

By Stephanie Gardner

Drew Moor, Colorado Rapids
Ronald Martinez
Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Irwin; Mullan, Wynne, O’Neill, Moor; Harris, Thomas, Powers, LaBrocca; Buddle, Brown.

Injury Report:

OUT: Diego Calderon (R knee surgery), Jaime Castrillon (R knee surgery), Martin Rivero (R foot fracture), Matt Pickens (L arm fracture), Kevin Harbottle

QUESTIONABLE: Nick LaBrocca (L groin tightness), Pablo Mastroeni (L quad strain), Marvell Wynne (R knee pain)
Seattle Sounders (4-4-2): Gspurning; Yedlin, Hurtado, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Joseph, Caskey; Zakuani, Neagle.

Injury Report:

OUT: David Estrada (L eye injury), Obafemi Martins (R leg tendon injury)

QUESTIONABLE: Brad Evans (L calf strain), Patrick Ianni (R foot fracture), Eddie Johnson (L hamstring strain)
  • Seattle is the only team in MLS without a win this season. The Sounders are in last place in the Western Conference and have the worst record in MLS, 0-3-2 after five games.
  • The Rapids are in sixth place in the Western Conference, with a 2-3-2 record.
  • Colorado has not defeated the Seattle Sounders since May 2010.
  • Drew Moor started on the bench for the first time since 2009 last week, after returning from a two-game suspension.
  • Rapids goalkeeper Clint Irwin has faced four penalties in his first four MLS starts, a record.

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Head to Head
Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ 2013-10-30 Seattle Sounders FC 2 - Colorado Rapids 0
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Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ 2013-10-05 Colorado Rapids 5 - Seattle Sounders FC 1
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Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ 2013-07-20 Seattle Sounders FC 1 - Colorado Rapids 1
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Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ 2013-04-20 Colorado Rapids 0 - Seattle Sounders FC 1
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Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ 2012-07-28 Colorado Rapids 1 - Seattle Sounders FC 2
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Last Five Matches
Team News
Available Squads
1Clinton IrwinGoalkeeper
22Marvell WynneDefender
3Drew MoorDefender
15Chris KluteDefender
8Dillon PowersMidfielder
11Brian MullanMidfielder
20H. ThomasMidfielder
28Tony CascioMidfielder
23Atiba HarrisStriker
2Nick LaBroccaMidfielder
55Danny MwangaStriker
9Edson BuddleStriker
-Steward CeusGoalkeeper
-Shane O'NeillDefender
-Anthony WallaceMidfielder
20Jamie SmithMidfielder
24Nathan SturgisDefender
17Dillon Paul SernaDefender
13Kamani HillStriker
81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
17DeAndre YedlinDefender
12Leonardo GonzálezDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
18Djimi TraoreDefender
3Brad EvansMidfielder
6Osvaldo AlonsoMidfielder
7Steve ZakuaniMidfielder
21Shalrie JosephMidfielder
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
9Obafemi MartinsStriker
24Marcus HahnemannGoalkeeper
4Marc BurchDefender
20Zach ScottDefender
7Mauro RosalesStriker
12Alex CaskeyMidfielder
7Mario MartínezMidfielder
26S. OchoaStriker
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
E. Torres E. Torres
Chivas USA
6 3
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Seattle Sounders
6 1
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Columbus Crew
4 2
Dominic Dwyer Dominic Dwyer
Sporting Kansas City
4 1