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May 25, 2013 9:00 PM EDT
Dick's Sporting Goods Park — Denver, Colorado
Referee:‬ A. Chapman‎
Attendance:‬ 18204‎
11′ Atiba Harris

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

Hendry Thomas, Colorado Rapids, MLS
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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)
  • 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.

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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 11, 2013 Chivas USA 1 - Colorado Rapids 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 25, 2013 Colorado Rapids 2 - Chivas USA 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 13, 2013 Chivas USA 0 - Colorado Rapids 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 20, 2012 Chivas USA 0 - Colorado Rapids 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 18, 2012 Colorado Rapids 1 - Chivas USA 1
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
1Clinton IrwinGoalkeeper
3Drew MoorDefender
15Chris KluteDefender
22Marvell WynneDefender
-Martín RiveroMidfielder
11Brian MullanMidfielder
23Atiba HarrisStriker
24Nathan SturgisDefender
9Edson BuddleStriker
25Pablo MastroeniMidfielder
26Deshorn BrownStriker
-Steward CeusGoalkeeper
-G. MeraDefender
-Anthony WallaceMidfielder
8Dillon PowersMidfielder
28Tony CascioMidfielder
13Kamani HillStriker
55Danny MwangaStriker
1Dan KennedyGoalkeeper
2Bobby BurlingDefender
33M. de LunaDefender
5Carlos BorjaDefender
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
19Jorge VillafanaDefender
-E. MejíaMidfielder
18Josue SotoMidfielder
15Eric AvilaMidfielder
20Carlos AlvarezMidfielder
-J. CorreaStriker
-Patrick McLainGoalkeeper
-J. VelásquezDefender
-M. PonceStriker
30O. MindaMidfielder
-Marvin IrahetaMidfielder
-J. RiveraStriker
-G. CasillasStriker
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
3 2