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  • September 24, 2011
  • • 9:07 PM
  • • Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Denver, Colorado
  • Referee: J. Gonzalez
  • • Attendance: 17877
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MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - San Jose Earthquakes

MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - San Jose Earthquakes

Colorado will look to reverse a three-game losing streak in the league when San Jose comes to visit on Saturday.


PROBABLE LINEUPS
Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Kimura, Wynne, Moor, Comminges; Mullan, Larentowicz, Mastroeni, Nyassi; Cummings, Folan.

INJURY REPORT

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.

INJURY REPORT

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)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • 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.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Colorado Rapids

SJ Earthquakes

Wins
0
3
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Colorado Rapids RAP
Colorado Rapids Colorado Rapids
Draw
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
San Jose Earthquakes SJ Earthquakes
100%

Top 3 Predictions

Colorado Rapids RAP
2 - 1
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
Colorado Rapids RAP
2 - 0
San Jose Earthquakes SJE
Colorado Rapids RAP
3 - 0
San Jose Earthquakes SJE

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