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June 15, 2013 9:00 PM EDT
Dick's Sporting Goods Park — Denver, Colorado
Referee:‬ J. Gonzalez‎
Attendance:‬ 15017‎
 

MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - San Jose Earthquakes

Fresh off making a coaching change, San Jose is headed back to the Rocky Mountains, where it was spanked 3-0 in its last MLS appearance.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Oscar Pareja, Colorado Rapids, MLS
Justin Edmonds
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Colorado Rapids (4-3-3): Irwin; Mullan, Wynne, Moor, Klute; Thomas, Sturgis, Powers; Brown, Harris, Buddle.

Injury Report:

OUT: Diego Calderon (R knee surgery), Matt Pickens (L arm fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Jaime Castrillon (R knee surgery), Martin Rivero (R foot injury), Jaime Smith (R groin strain), Hendry Thomas (L hamstring strain)
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Hernandez, Morrow, Corrales; Martinez, Baca, Cronin, Chavez; Wondolowski, Gordon.

Injury Report:

OUT: Nana Attakora (concussion), Mike Fucito (R ankle sprain), Ty Harden (osteitis pubis)

QUESTIONABLE: Sam Garza (R quad strain), Tommy Muller (Lower back spasms), Marcus Tracy (R knee sprian)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • San Jose lost to Colorado's Rocky Mountain cup rival Real Salt Lake 3-0 in its last game.
  • Since then, Frank Yallop has left the 'Quakes, with former assistant Mark Watson named interim head coach. San Jose has won one of the last 11 matches.
  • In the earlier meeting between these teams, they drew 1-1 on May 18. The Earthquakes are unbeaten in five against the Rapids.
  • Victor Bernardez is suspended for this match.
  • Colorado, unbeaten in six, is sixth in the West. San Jose is two spots and five points back.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 19, 2014 Colorado Rapids 0 - San Jose Earthquakes 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 9, 2013 San Jose Earthquakes 1 - Colorado Rapids 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 15, 2013 Colorado Rapids 1 - San Jose Earthquakes 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 18, 2013 San Jose Earthquakes 1 - Colorado Rapids 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 6, 2012 Colorado Rapids 1 - San Jose Earthquakes 4
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
1Clinton IrwinGoalkeeper
3Drew MoorDefender
15Chris KluteDefender
22Marvell WynneDefender
8Dillon PowersMidfielder
11Brian MullanMidfielder
20H. ThomasMidfielder
23Atiba HarrisStriker
24Nathan SturgisDefender
9Edson BuddleStriker
26Deshorn BrownStriker
-Steward CeusGoalkeeper
-G. MeraDefender
-Anthony WallaceMidfielder
-Martín RiveroMidfielder
28Tony CascioMidfielder
-J. CastrillónMidfielder
-Kevin Andrew Harbottle CarrascoStriker
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
33Steven BeitashourDefender
2Justin MorrowDefender
21Jason HernandezDefender
4Nana AttakoraDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
-W. MartínezStriker
16Steven LenhartStriker
24Alan GordonStriker
1David BinghamGoalkeeper
33Dan GarganDefender
-Ramiro CorralesDefender
5Brad RingMidfielder
14Mehdi BallouchyMidfielder
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
14Adam JahnStriker
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