MLS Preview: Toronto FC - Colorado Rapids
After the loss of its top striker, Toronto FC must soldier on at home against the Rapids.
By Seth Vertelney
|Toronto FC (4-4-2): Kocic; Henry, Emory, Eckersley, Morgan; Dunfield, Frings, Silva, Lambe; Wiedeman, Johnson.||
OUT: GK Stefan Frei (L lower leg); DF Jeremy Hall (L hamstring strain), FW Danny Koevermans (torn ACL)
QUESTIONABLE: FW Nicholas Lindsay (L knee surgery recovery); DF Ty Harden (R adductor strain); DF Adrian Cann (R knee sprain
|Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Freeman, Moor, Wynne, Zapata; Mullan, Larentowicz, Rivero, Castrillon; Casey, Cummings.||
OUT: DF Anthony Wallace (L Achilles tear); MF Pablo Mastroeni (headaches)
PROBABLE: MF Jamie Smith (R ACL tear); FW Conor Casey (R hamstring strain); FW Omar Cummings (L ankle sprain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Toronto FC announced Tuesday that forward and Designated Player Danny Koevermans has a torn ACL in his left knee and is out for the season. He leads the club with nine goals in 2012.
- Koevermans tore his ACL in Saturday's 1-0 win over New England, the club's second win in a row
- Colorado fell at home Saturday night, losing 2-1 to last-place FC Dallas.
- The Rapids announced on Friday that they acquired defender Tyson Wahl from the Montreal Impact in exchange for an International Roster Spot for the 2014 season.
- Despite winning back-to-back games for the first time this season, Toronto FC still has the fewest points in MLS with 16 (4-11-4 record).
- The Rapids placed midfielder Pablo Mastroeni on the Disabled List Monday. The former U.S. international has struggled with concussion symptoms all season.
Top 3 Predictions
Toronto FC 2-1 Colorado Rapids
- 27.42 %
Toronto FC 3-1 Colorado Rapids
- 9.68 %
Toronto FC 1-0 Colorado Rapids
- 9.68 %
|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 26, 2013||Toronto FC 1 - Montreal Impact 0||MLS|
|Oct 19, 2013||Chicago Fire 1 - Toronto FC 0||MLS|
|Oct 5, 2013||Philadelphia Union 1 - Toronto FC 0||MLS|
|Sep 28, 2013||Toronto FC 4 - D.C. United 1||MLS|
|Sep 21, 2013||Toronto FC 1 - Sporting Kansas City 2||MLS|
|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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