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Played
October 27, 2012 10:10 PM EDT
Dick's Sporting Goods Park — Denver, Colorado
Referee:‬ H. Grajeda‎
Attendance:‬ 15453‎
 
 
76′ Andre Akpan
 

MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - Houston Dynamo

Houston will end the regular season unbeaten at home, with only a trip to Colorado left to finish out before the playoffs.

By Zac Lee Rigg

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Colorado Rapids (4-2-3-1): Ceus; Freeman, Wynne, Moor, Klute; Thomas, Larentowicz; Hill, Rivero, Castrillon; Cummings.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Anthony Wallace (L Achilles tear); MF Pablo Mastroeni (headaches); FW Edu (R foot contusion); GK Matt Pickens (R adductor strain); MF Brian Mullan (L knee scope)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Shane O’Neill (L orbital fracture [possible])

PROBABLE: FW Omar Cummings (R ankle soreness); FW Tony Cascio (L ankle sprain); MF Jeff Larentowicz (L groin tightness); FW Conor Casey (R knee soreness)
Houston Dynamo (4-4-2): Hall; Sarkodie, Boswell, Taylor, Ashe; Boniek, R. Clark, Moffat, Davis; Bruin, Carr.

INJURY REPORT

NONE REPORTED
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • This is the last matchday of the regular season. Houston is in the playoffs; Colorado is not.
  • The Rapids haven't lost to Houston for five straight games, posting three wins and two draws.
  • The Dynamo could finish as high as third in the East. A more likely fourth- or fifth-placed finish will see Houston in a playoff on Wednesday.
  • Houston finished the regular season without a single loss at home. Only three teams had accomplished that feat in MLS history prior to this year.
  • Tyson Wahl is suspended for this game.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 28, 2013 Houston Dynamo 1 - Colorado Rapids 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 27, 2012 Colorado Rapids 2 - Houston Dynamo 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 3, 2011 Colorado Rapids 0 - Houston Dynamo 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 4, 2011 Houston Dynamo 1 - Colorado Rapids 2
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 28, 2010 Colorado Rapids 3 - Houston Dynamo 0
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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
-Steward CeusGoalkeeper
-Hunter FreemanDefender
3Drew MoorDefender
15Chris KluteDefender
22Marvell WynneDefender
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
-Martín RiveroMidfielder
20H. ThomasMidfielder
-J. CastrillónMidfielder
13Kamani HillStriker
7Omar CummingsStriker
17Ian JoyceGoalkeeper
-Tyrone MarshallDefender
-Joseph NaneDefender
20Jamie SmithMidfielder
28Davy ArmstrongMidfielder
28Tony CascioMidfielder
9Andre AkpanStriker
24Tyler DericGoalkeeper
5Warren CreavalleMidfielder
8Kofi SarkodieDefender
-Andre HainaultDefender
24Nathan SturgisDefender
27Jevaughn WatsonMidfielder
17Luiz CamargoMidfielder
19Alex DixonMidfielder
23Giles BarnesMidfielder
-Macoumba KandjiStriker
23Cam WeaverStriker
1Tally HallGoalkeeper
32Bobby BoswellDefender
11Brad DavisMidfielder
13Ricardo ClarkMidfielder
6Adam MoffatMidfielder
3Calen CarrStriker
12Will BruinStriker
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