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Played
September 23, 2012 7:40 PM EDT
BC Place Stadium — Vancouver, British Columbia
Referee:‬ D. Fischer‎
Attendance:‬ 18992‎
 

MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - Colorado Rapids

Vancouver, on a five-game losing skid, is holding onto the final playoff slot in the West, two places above the Rapids.

By Zac Lee Rigg

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-4-2): Knighton; YP Lee, DeMerit, Bonjour, Harvey; Camilo, Rochat, Thorrington, Robson; Miller, Mattocks.

INJURY REPORT

DOUBTFUL: FW Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Andy O'Brien (R adductor strain)
Colorado Rapids (4-2-3-1): Pickens; Moor, Wynne, Marshall, Zapata; Larentowicz, Thomas; Cummings, Rivero, Castrillon; Akpan.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Anthony Wallace (L Achilles tear); MF Pablo Mastroeni (headaches); FW Edu (R foot contusion); MF Davy Armstrong (personal medical issue)

QUESTIONABLE: FW Tony Cascio (L ankle sprain)

PROBABLE: FW Omar Cummings (R ankle soreness); FW Conor Casey (R knee soreness)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Vancouver took the first two meetings between these teams this season, winning each game 1-0.
  • Colorado has lost a club-record nine straight away matches.
  • The Whitecaps lost a club-record fifth consecutive game last weekend, going down 1-0 to FC Dallas. Vancouver holds the final playoff spot in the West, two places ahead of Colorado.
  • Darren Mattocks has scored seven goals this season, including one the last time these two teams met. However, only two of those goals have come at B.C. Place.


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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 23, 2012 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 - Colorado Rapids 2
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
2Jordan HarveyDefender
4Alain RochatDefender
6Jay DeMeritDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
15Martin BonjourDefender
13Barry RobsonMidfielder
28Gershon KoffieMidfielder
-Dane RichardsStriker
11Darren MattocksStriker
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
-Joe CannonGoalkeeper
40Andy O'BrienDefender
23Atiba HarrisStriker
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
29Matthew WatsonMidfielder
-Jun DavidsonMidfielder
9Kenny MillerStriker
-Matt PickensGoalkeeper
3Drew MoorDefender
-Luis Eduardo ZapataDefender
22Marvell WynneDefender
-Tyrone MarshallDefender
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
-Martín RiveroMidfielder
20H. ThomasMidfielder
-J. CastrillónMidfielder
6Conor CaseyStriker
7Omar CummingsStriker
-Steward CeusGoalkeeper
-Hunter FreemanDefender
2Tyson WahlDefender
-Joseph NaneDefender
20Jamie SmithMidfielder
13Kamani HillStriker
9Andre AkpanStriker
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