thumbnail Hello,
Live

MLS

  • April 14, 2012
  • • 4:10 PM
  • • CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
  • Referee: B. Toledo
  • • Attendance: 38360
1
FT
0

MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC - Colorado Rapids

Two MLS heavyweights jockey for position in a crowded Western Conference when the Rapids visit Seattle.


PROBABLE LINEUPS
Seattle Sounders (4-4-2): Gspurning; Scott, Ianni, Parke, Gonzalez; Levesque, Evans, Alonso, Fernandez; Montero, Estrada.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: GK Josh Ford (R knee stress fracture); DF Michael Tetteh (L hamstring strain); MF Steve Zakuani (R leg fracture); FW Babayele Sodade (R ACL tear)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Adam Johansson (L hamstring strain); MF Mauro Rosales (R knee sprain)

PROBABLE: DF Jhon Kennedy Hurtado (pelvic sprain)
Colorado Rapids (4-2-3-1): Pickens; Kimura, Wynne, Marshall, Zapata; Larentowicz, Moor; Mullan, Rivero, Castrillon; Cummings.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Jamie Smith (R ACL tear); DF Anthony Wallace (L Achilles tear); MF Pablo Mastroeni (headaches)

QUESTIONABLE: FW Conor Casey (L Achilles tear); DF Eddie Ababio (concussion)

PROBABLE: MF Ross LaBauex (sports hernia)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • Seattle forward David Estrada's four goals is the second-best tally in the Western Conference. Coming into 2012, he had played six MLS games without scoring.
  • Colorado is coming off a 2-0 loss in the Rocky Mountain Cup to rival Real Salt Lake. Colorado hasn't won the Rocky Mountain Cup since 2006.
  • Seattle attacker Fredy Montero has four goals and five assists in six games against Colorado, his highest output against a single MLS club.
  • Sounders FC have won the last three meetings between the clubs. Colorado's only victory in six matches came on May 29, 2010.
  • Seattle will be playing at home for the fourth time in five games.

Related

Field Report
Reader's Predictions
Top 3 Predictions
Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 26, 2014 Seattle Sounders FC 4 - Colorado Rapids 1
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 30, 2013 Seattle Sounders FC 2 - Colorado Rapids 0
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 5, 2013 Colorado Rapids 5 - Seattle Sounders FC 1
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 20, 2013 Seattle Sounders FC 1 - Colorado Rapids 1
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 20, 2013 Colorado Rapids 0 - Seattle Sounders FC 1
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
6Patrick IanniDefender
12Leonardo GonzálezDefender
20Zach ScottDefender
2Jeff ParkeDefender
3Brad EvansMidfielder
6Osvaldo AlonsoMidfielder
7Eddie JohnsonStriker
12Alex CaskeyMidfielder
16David EstradaStriker
17Fredy MonteroStriker
13Brian MeredithGoalkeeper
4Marc BurchDefender
-Christian SivebaekDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
5Andy RoseMidfielder
-Roger LevesqueStriker
26S. OchoaStriker
-Matt PickensGoalkeeper
3Drew MoorDefender
-Luis Eduardo ZapataDefender
22Marvell WynneDefender
27Kosuke KimuraDefender
20Jeff LarentowiczMidfielder
-Martín RiveroMidfielder
11Brian MullanMidfielder
-J. CastrillónMidfielder
28Tony CascioMidfielder
7Omar CummingsStriker
-Steward CeusGoalkeeper
-Hunter FreemanDefender
-Tyrone MarshallDefender
-Joseph NaneMidfielder
-W. ThompsonMidfielder
13Kamani HillStriker
9Andre AkpanStriker
Players to Watch
Osvaldo Alonso
Osvaldo Alonso
Position: Midfielder
Squad Number: 6
Games Goals YC RC
16 0 5 0
Omar Cummings
Omar Cummings
Position: Striker
Squad Number: 7
Games Goals YC RC
14 1 0 0
Prediction
Editor's Prediction

From the web

From the web