MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - Toronto FC
One of TFC's five wins last season came against the Rapids, who have a plethora of injuries.
By Stephanie Gardner
|Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Irwin; Mullan, Moor, O'Neill, Klute; Smith, Powers, Mastroeni, Mwanga; Hill, Harris.
OUT: Diego Calderon (R knee surgery), Jaime Castrillon (R knee surgery), Kevin Harbottle (L knee sprain), Matt Pickens (L arm fracture), Marvell Wynne (R quad strain)
QUESTIONABLE: Deshorn Brown (thigh), Edson Buddle (R knee pain), Pablo Mastroeni (L quad strain), Martin Rivero (R foot fracture)
|Seattle Sounders (4-4-2): Frei; Morgan, Califf, Henry, Richter; Lambe, Osorio, Bekker, Bostock; Earnshaw, Wiedeman.||
OUT: Danny Koevermans (L ACL repair), Terry Dunfield (L knee sprain), Richard Eckersley (L hamstring), Darel Russell (R hamstring strain)
QUESTIONABLE: Logan Emory (R ankle sprain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Toronto FC was eliminated Wednesday night from the ACC semifinals with a 6-0 loss to Montreal Impact (6-2 aggregate).
- Colorado Rapids suffered yet another injury in the 1-1 draw in Houston. With Hendry Thomas out, 10 of the 11 team's projected starters are on the injured list.
- The Reds are ninth in the Eastern Conference with eight points. The Rapids are eighth in the Western Conference with nine points. Both are second from bottom.
- Toronto FC only had five wins last season, including the 2-1 win over the Rapids in July.
- Toronto’s Reggie Lamb made his international debut for Bermuda at the age of 16, against Rapids’ Atiba Harris and his St. Kitts national team back in 2007.
Top 3 Predictions
Colorado Rapids 1-1 Toronto FC
- 30 %
Colorado Rapids 1-2 Toronto FC
- 20 %
Colorado Rapids 2-1 Toronto FC
- 20 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 4, 2013||Colorado Rapids 1 - Toronto FC 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 18, 2012||Toronto FC 2 - Colorado Rapids 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Sep 17, 2011||Toronto FC 2 - Colorado Rapids 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 22, 2011||Colorado Rapids 0 - Toronto FC 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 10, 2010||Toronto FC 1 - Colorado Rapids 0|
|Oct 30, 2013||Seattle Sounders FC 2 - Colorado Rapids 0||MLS|
|Oct 27, 2013||Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3 - Colorado Rapids 0||MLS|
|Oct 19, 2013||Colorado Rapids 3 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2||MLS|
|Oct 9, 2013||San Jose Earthquakes 1 - Colorado Rapids 0||MLS|
|Oct 5, 2013||Colorado Rapids 5 - Seattle Sounders FC 1||MLS|
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