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
|Colorado Rapids (4-2-3-1): Ceus; Freeman, Wynne, Moor, Klute; Thomas, Larentowicz; Hill, Rivero, Castrillon; Cummings.
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.
|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.
Top 3 Predictions
Colorado Rapids 1-2 Houston Dynamo
- 25 %
Colorado Rapids 0-2 Houston Dynamo
- 25 %
Colorado Rapids 1-3 Houston Dynamo
- 12.5 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Apr 28, 2013||Houston Dynamo 1 - Colorado Rapids 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Oct 27, 2012||Colorado Rapids 2 - Houston Dynamo 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 3, 2011||Colorado Rapids 0 - Houston Dynamo 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 4, 2011||Houston Dynamo 1 - Colorado Rapids 2|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Aug 28, 2010||Colorado Rapids 3 - Houston Dynamo 0|
|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|
Times In EST
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