Colorado will look to reverse a three-game losing streak in the league when San Jose comes to visit on Saturday.
|Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Kimura, Wynne, Moor, Comminges; Mullan, Larentowicz, Mastroeni, Nyassi; Cummings, Folan.||
OUT: FW Conor Casey (L achilles tear); DF Anthony Wallace (R knee arthroscopic surgery)
QUESTIONABLE: MF Jamie Smith (R hamstring strain / R calf strain)
PROBABLE: GK Matt Pickens (R groin strain)
|San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Beitashour, Attakora, Burling, Morrow; Baca, Ring, Dawkins, Corrales; Stephenson, Wondolowski.||
OUT: MF Bobby Convey (neck strain); MF Andre Luiz (L knee injury); DF Ike Opara (L foot injury); FW Alan Gordon (surgery); FW Steven Lenhart (family leave)
DOUBTFUL: DF Jason Hernandez (L quadriceps strain)
QUESTIONABLE: DF Justin Morrow (R hamstring strain); FW Scott Sealy (L groin strain)
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San Jose has 30 points from 29 games, tied for the third-worst record in the league and seven points off a playoff spot.
- Colorado, with 41 points, sits among the wild card berths. However, the Rapids are in the midst of a three-game losing streak in the league and dropped a CONCACAF Champions League match to Real Espana midweek.
- Sanna Nyassi scored for Colorado against Toronto FC in a 2-1 loss last week, taking his tally up to five goals in the past eight matches.
- Colorado won the reverse fixture, coming from behind to take a 2-1 win in Buck Shaw Stadium on Aug. 13.
- Chris Wondolowski, last year's golden boot winner, has 10 goals this year, two off the league lead.