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Played
July 14, 2012 9:10 PM EDT
Dick's Sporting Goods Park — Denver, Colorado
Referee:‬ Y. Reyes‎
Attendance:‬ 13284‎
 

MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - FC Dallas

The 2010 MLS Cup finalists square off with both currently out of the playoff picture in the Western Conference.

By Zac Lee Rigg

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Freeman, Moor, Wynne, Zapata; Mullan, Larentowicz, Rivero, Castrillon; Casey, Cummings.

INJURY REPORT

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)
FC Dallas (4-5-1): Hartman; Loyd, Pertuz, Hedges, Benitez; Hernandez; Jackson, Jacobson, Ferreira, Shea; Castillo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Bobby Warshaw (R foot fracture); DF Ugo Ihemelu (concussion symptoms); DF Alex Lee (lower abdominal strain); DF George John (concussion symptoms)

QUESTIONABLE: FW Blas Perez (R foot sprain); DF Jair Benitez (R knee contusion)

PROBABLE: MF Ricardo Villar (R foot strain); MF David Ferreira (R foot surgery); MF Daniel Hernandez (R knee soreness); MF Jackson (R ankle sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • If Toronto FC wins its game in hand, it will equal FC Dallas' 16 points from 19 games.
  • Colorado, with 22 points, is in sixth, one spot out of the playoff positions.
  • Matt Pickens leads the league with 69 saves. Kevin Hartman leads the entire history of the league with over 400 appearances. The 38-year-old debuted in 1997 with the LA Galaxy.
  • David Ferreira made his return from injury last weekend against San Jose. He had been out since April 2011 with a broken ankle.
  • Jeff Larentowicz is one booking away from a suspension.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 14, 2013 Colorado Rapids 2 - FC Dallas 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 1, 2013 Colorado Rapids 2 - FC Dallas 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 2, 2013 FC Dallas 1 - Colorado Rapids 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 11, 2012 FC Dallas 3 - Colorado Rapids 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 14, 2012 Colorado Rapids 1 - FC Dallas 2
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
-Matt PickensGoalkeeper
-Hunter FreemanDefender
3Drew MoorDefender
-Luis Eduardo ZapataDefender
22Marvell WynneDefender
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
-Martín RiveroMidfielder
11Brian MullanMidfielder
-J. CastrillónMidfielder
6Conor CaseyStriker
7Omar CummingsStriker
-Steward CeusGoalkeeper
-Tyrone MarshallDefender
-Shane O'NeillDefender
20Shane O'NeillStriker
-W. ThompsonMidfielder
20Jamie SmithMidfielder
28Tony CascioMidfielder
-EduStriker
-Kevin HartmanGoalkeeper
5Jair BenítezDefender
-H. PertúzDefender
17Zach LoydDefender
24Matt HedgesDefender
-Daniel HernándezMidfielder
4Andrew JacobsonMidfielder
-D. FerreiraMidfielder
10Ricardo VillarMidfielder
-Brek SheaMidfielder
11Fabian Andrés CastilloStriker
18Chris SeitzGoalkeeper
11JacksonDefender
-C. RodríguezDefender
14James MarcelinMidfielder
28Victor UlloaMidfielder
-B. LeyvaMidfielder
19Scott SealyStriker
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