MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - Chivas USA
Amid ownership turmoil and last in the conference, Chivas USA travels to Colorado to take on a team it hasn't beaten since March 2009.
By Stephanie Gardner
|Colorado Rapids (4-3-3): Irwin; Wynne, Moor, Klute, Wallace; Mullan, Rivero, Sturgis; Harris, Brown, Buddle.||
OUT: Diego Calderon (R knee surgery), Jaime Castrillon (R knee surgery), Matt Pickens (L arm fracture), Hendry Thomas (L hamstring strain)
QUESTIONABLE: Jaime Smith (R groin strain), Marvell Wynne (R quad strain)
|Chivas USA (4-3-3): Kennedy; Burling, Velazquez, Vilchez; Avila, Ponce, Mejia, Alvarez, Villafana; Bolanos, Correa.||
OUT: Oswaldo Minda (R quad strain)
QUESTIONABLE: Miller Bolaños (L hamstring strain), Jose Correa (L Quad Strain), Walter Vilchez (L knee MCL sprain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- The Goats have not defeated the Rapids since March 2009.
- For the first time, the Colorado Rapids have made additional seating at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park available because of the demand to see this Memorial Weekend match.
- Chivas USA is currently ranked last in the Western Conference with 11 points in 11 games, stretching its winless streak to six.
- Colorado is coming off a four-game unbeaten streak, putting it in fifth place with 16 points in the West.
- Edson Buddle is returning from a one game suspension, but defender Shane O’Neill is out due to a late red card he received against the San Jose Earthquakes.
Top 3 Predictions
Colorado Rapids 1-1 Chivas USA
- 25 %
Colorado Rapids 2-0 Chivas USA
- 16.67 %
Colorado Rapids 3-1 Chivas USA
- 8.33 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Aug 11, 2013||Chivas USA 1 - Colorado Rapids 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 25, 2013||Colorado Rapids 2 - Chivas USA 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Apr 13, 2013||Chivas USA 0 - Colorado Rapids 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Oct 20, 2012||Chivas USA 0 - Colorado Rapids 2|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Aug 18, 2012||Colorado Rapids 1 - Chivas USA 1|
|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|
|33||M. de Luna||Defender|
Times In EST
Live Final scheduled Suspended Cancelled Postponed