Goal.com - Home

thumbnail Hello,
 
Played
August 20, 2011 9:05 PM EDT
Dick's Sporting Goods Park — Denver, Colorado
Referee:‬ E. Bazakos‎
Attendance:‬ 16852‎
 

MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - Chivas USA

Colorado, on a three-game MLS winning streak, has won the last four meetings with Chivas USA. The last time they met was Jimmy Conrad's final professional game.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Caleb Folan, Colorado Rapids; Jimmy Conrad, Chivas USA; MLS
Stephen Dunn

PROBABLE LINEUPS

Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Kimura, Marshall, Wynne, Moor; Mullan, Mastroeni, Larentowicz, Thompson; Cummings, Kandji.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Conor Casey (L achilles tear); DF Anthony Wallace (L knee sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Jamie Smith (R hamstring strain / R calf strain)

PROBABLE: GK Matt Pickens (R groin strain)

Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; Valentin, Umana, Pearce, Jazic; Gavin, Elliott, LaBrocca, Courtois; Braun, Moreno.

INJURY REPORT

None.

DID YOU KNOW?
  • The last time these teams met, a 1-0 win for Colorado, was also the last of Jimmy Conrad's professional career. The 34-year-old defender called a close to his career this week due to concussion.
  • Colorado has won the last four meetings with the Goats, all with clean sheets. Chivas USA hasn't scored on the Rapids in 391 minutes.

  • The Rapids have won the last three league games, tying a season-high. Colorado also won the first three games of the 2011 season.

  • Colorado is fourth in the Western Conference with 40 points. Chivas USA is sixth, 10 points back, only one point away from a playoff place.


Field Report
Reader's Predictions
Top 3 Predictions
Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 11, 2013 Chivas USA 1 - Colorado Rapids 1
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 25, 2013 Colorado Rapids 2 - Chivas USA 0
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 13, 2013 Chivas USA 0 - Colorado Rapids 1
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 20, 2012 Chivas USA 0 - Colorado Rapids 2
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 18, 2012 Colorado Rapids 1 - Chivas USA 1
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
-Matt PickensGoalkeeper
27Kosuke KimuraDefender
22Marvell WynneDefender
-Tyrone MarshallDefender
3Drew MoorDefender
11Sanna NyassiMidfielder
11Brian MullanMidfielder
-W. ThompsonMidfielder
25Pablo MastroeniMidfielder
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
18Caleb FolanStriker
-Steward CeusGoalkeeper
-Scott PalgutaDefender
-Joseph NaneDefender
-Michael HolodyDefender
16Ross LaBauexMidfielder
7Omar CummingsStriker
-Macoumba KandjiStriker
1Dan KennedyGoalkeeper
-M. UmañaDefender
-Zarek ValentinDefender
6Ante JazicDefender
44Heath PearceDefender
19Jorge VillafanaDefender
18Blair GavinMidfielder
2Nick LaBroccaMidfielder
7Simon ElliottMidfielder
15Alejandro MorenoStriker
-Juan Pablo AngelStriker
-Zach ThorntonGoalkeeper
-David LopesDefender
6Paulo NagamuraMidfielder
14Ben ZemanskiMidfielder
-Laurent CourtoisMidfielder
13Michael LahoudMidfielder
-Marcos MondainiStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
Striker
Rangers
3 2