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  • October 20, 2012
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MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Colorado Rapids

MLS Preview: Chivas USA - Colorado Rapids

Trevor Brown

Two teams already eliminated from the playoffs meet in California with the focus likely to be on youth and next season's projects.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; Riley, Burling, Valencia, Jazic; LaBrocca, Vagenas, Joseph, Villafaña; Agudelo, Angel.

INJURY REPORT

DOUBTFUL: MF Miller Bolaños (R ankle sprain)

PROBABLE: MF Ryan Smith (concussion); GK Tim Melia (lower back); MF Ben Zemanski (L quad strain); FW Casey Townsend (L soleus strain); DF Marvin Iraheta (R calf contusion); GK Dan Kennedy (R knee effusion)
Colorado Rapids (4-2-3-1): Ceus; Freeman, Wynne, Moor, Zapata; Thomas, Larentowicz; Castrillon, Rivero, Hill; Akpan.

INJURY REPORT

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

DOUBTFUL: MF Brian Mullan (L knee pain)

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)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These teams sit two points apart at the bottom of the Western Conference standings. Neither can make the playoffs.
  • Colorado hasn't lost to the Goats in seven straight matches, a record extending back to 2007.
  • Earlier in the season, the Rapids beat Chivas USA 4-0 at home and drew 1-1 in the Home Depot Center.
  • Chivas' 22 goals scored is a league-low by a comfortable 10-goal margin.
  • Miller Bolaños is suspended due to yellow card accumulation.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Chivas USA

Colorado Rapids

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
Draw
Colorado Rapids RAP
Colorado Rapids Colorado Rapids
60%
40%

Top 3 Predictions

CD Chivas USA CHI
0 - 2
Colorado Rapids RAP
CD Chivas USA CHI
1 - 0
Colorado Rapids RAP
CD Chivas USA CHI
2 - 1
Colorado Rapids RAP

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