The Rapids travel north of the border to face Vancouver, looking to avoid finishing the season with the league's worst record.
|Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-4-2): Cannon; Brovsky, DeMerit, Rochat, Harvey; Salinas, Thorrington, Koffie, Khalfan; Camilo, Jarju.||
OUT: FW Atiba Harris (R knee surgery); GK Brian Sylvestre (L knee surgery)
QUESTIONABLE: DF Jonathan Leathers (R hamstring strain); DF Carlyle Mitchell (R groin strain); MF Russell Teibert (R toe laceration)
PROBABLE: MF John Thorrington (L groin strain)
Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Kimura, Wynne, Moor, Marshall; Mullan, Larentowicz, Mastroeni, Thompson; Cummings, Nyassi.
OUT: FW Conor Casey (L Achilles tear); DF Anthony Wallace (R knee arthroscopic surgery)
QUESTIONABLE: MF Pablo Mastroeni (concussion); MF Jamie Smith (R hamstring strain / R calf strain)
PROBABLE: GK Matt Pickens (R groin strain)
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Colorado was eliminated from the CONCACAF Champions League this week, with a loss to Santos Laguna. A Metapán win against Real España knocked it out.
- Vancouver finished off a winless road season last week with a 2-0 loss at FC Dallas
- The Rapids are assured of either the #2 or #3 Wild Card seed, and can clinch the #2 spot with a win in this game, or help from other teams.
- The Whitecaps are one point ahead of New England in their quest to avoid finishing the season as the league's bottom team.
- Colorado lost the Rocky Mountain Cup to archrivals Real Salt Lake last week with a 0-0 draw. RSL had won the first meeting between the sides.