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  • August 20, 2011
  • • 9:05 PM
  • • Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Denver, Colorado
  • Referee: E. Bazakos
  • • Attendance: 16852
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MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - Chivas USA

MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - Chivas USA

Stephen Dunn

Colorado, on a three-game MLS winning streak, has won the last four meetings with Chivas USA. The last time they met was Jimmy Conrad's final professional game.


PROBABLE LINEUPS

Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Kimura, Marshall, Wynne, Moor; Mullan, Mastroeni, Larentowicz, Thompson; Cummings, Kandji.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Conor Casey (L achilles tear); DF Anthony Wallace (L knee sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: MF Jamie Smith (R hamstring strain / R calf strain)

PROBABLE: GK Matt Pickens (R groin strain)

Chivas USA (4-4-2): Kennedy; Valentin, Umana, Pearce, Jazic; Gavin, Elliott, LaBrocca, Courtois; Braun, Moreno.

INJURY REPORT

None.

DID YOU KNOW?
  • The last time these teams met, a 1-0 win for Colorado, was also the last of Jimmy Conrad's professional career. The 34-year-old defender called a close to his career this week due to concussion.
  • Colorado has won the last four meetings with the Goats, all with clean sheets. Chivas USA hasn't scored on the Rapids in 391 minutes.

  • The Rapids have won the last three league games, tying a season-high. Colorado also won the first three games of the 2011 season.

  • Colorado is fourth in the Western Conference with 40 points. Chivas USA is sixth, 10 points back, only one point away from a playoff place.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Colorado Rapids

Chivas USA

Wins
1
2
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Colorado Rapids RAP
Colorado Rapids Colorado Rapids
Draw
CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
100%

Top 3 Predictions

Colorado Rapids RAP
3 - 0
CD Chivas USA CHI
Colorado Rapids RAP
2 - 0
CD Chivas USA CHI
Colorado Rapids RAP
1 - 0
CD Chivas USA CHI

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