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  • March 10, 2013
  • • 15:09
  • • Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Denver, Colorado
  • Referee: Ismail Elfath
  • • Attendance: 15122
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MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - Philadelphia Union

MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - Philadelphia Union

Jamie Squire

Danny Mwanga, who started his professional career with Philly, could make his Colorado debut against his former club.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Colorado Rapids (4-3-3): Pickens; Wynne, Moor, Calderon, Mullan; Mastroeni, Thomas, Smith; Cascio, Brown, Harbottle.

Injury Report:

OUT: Edson Buddle (knee), Martin Rivero (R foot fracture), Jaime Castrillon (knee surgery)

Philadelphia Union (4-2-3-1): MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Parke, Gaddis; Lahoud, Carroll; G. Farfan, M.Farfan, Le Toux; Casey.

Injury Report:

None reported.

  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Conor Casey will play against his hometown team for the first time since 2007 following an offseason trade.
  • The last time Sebastien Le Toux started against Colorado, he scored the one and only goal. However, the Rapids have won their last nine home openers.
  • The Rapids have three wins and two ties in five all-time meetings against the Union.
  • Weather forecast predicts that Saturday will include the first use of the rare orange ball this season. Dick’s Sporting Goods Park is expecting up to 10 inches of snow on Saturday.
  • Neither team made it to the playoffs in 2012. Union finished with 36 points, eighth in Eastern Conference. Rapids finished with 37 points, seventh in the Western Conference. Also, both sides lost their season openers.

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Available Squads
-Matt PickensGoalkeeper
3Drew MoorDefender
14D. CalderónDefender
22Marvell WynneDefender
8Dillon PowersMidfielder
11Brian MullanMidfielder
20H. ThomasMidfielder
23Atiba HarrisStriker
25Pablo MastroeniMidfielder
-Kevin Andrew Harbottle CarrascoStriker
26Deshorn BrownStriker
1Clinton IrwinGoalkeeper
15Chris KluteDefender
2Nick LaBroccaMidfielder
28Tony CascioMidfielder
20Jamie SmithMidfielder
13Kamani HillStriker
9Andre AkpanStriker
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
28Raymon GaddisDefender
2Jeff ParkeDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
-Keon DanielMidfielder
44Danny CruzMidfielder
9Jack McInerneyStriker
11Sebastien Le TouxMidfielder
1Chris KonopkaGoalkeeper
3Chris AlbrightDefender
4Bakary SoumareDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
20Roger TorresMidfielder
13Michael LahoudMidfielder
29Antoine HoppenotStriker

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