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  • March 16, 2013
  • • 6:05 PM
  • • Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah
  • Referee: D. Gantar
  • • Attendance: 20370
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MLS Preview: Real Salt Lake - Colorado Rapids

These two Western Conference clubs do battle for bragging rights in the Rocky Mountain Cup.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Kwame, Schuler, Palmer; Beckerman, Velasquez, Gil, Stephenson; Findley, Garcia.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Javier Morales (R knee menisectomy), Nat Borchers (L quad tendon), Chris Wingert (R knee soreness), Ned Grabavoy (family matter)
Colorado Rapids (4-3-3): Pickens; Wynne, Moor, Calderon, Mullan; LaBrocca, Thomas, Powers; Mwanga, Brown, Harbottle.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Edson Buddle (knee), Martin Rivero (R foot fracture), Jaime Castrillon (knee surgery)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Kyle Beckerman has always been on the winning side of the Rocky Mountain Cup since its beginning in 2005.
  • Rapids head coach Oscar Pareja and RSL head coach Jason Kreis played together on FC Dallas for four seasons.
  • Real Salt Lake has claimed the Rocky Mountain Cup six out of the eight years the competition has been contested.
  • Real Salt Lake picked up two 2-0 wins in Utah last season, but the Rapids got a bit of revenge in the third meeting, running out winners in a 1-0 match at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
  • Real Salt Lake and the Colorado Rapids are both coming into week three after suffering disappointing losses to Eastern Conference teams.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Real Salt Lake

Colorado Rapids

Wins
3
1
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Real Salt Lake RSL
Real Salt Lake Real Salt Lake
Draw
Colorado Rapids RAP
Colorado Rapids Colorado Rapids
87%

Top 3 Predictions

Real Salt Lake RSL
2 - 0
Colorado Rapids RAP
Real Salt Lake RSL
3 - 0
Colorado Rapids RAP
Real Salt Lake RSL
1 - 1
Colorado Rapids RAP

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