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  • October 22, 2011
  • • 7:00 PM
  • • BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Referee: B. Toledo
  • • Attendance: 21000
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MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - Colorado Rapids

MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps - Colorado Rapids

Doug Pensinger

The Rapids travel north of the border to face Vancouver, looking to avoid finishing the season with the league's worst record.


PROBABLE LINEUPS
Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-4-2): Cannon; Brovsky, DeMerit, Rochat, Harvey; Salinas, Thorrington, Koffie, Khalfan; Camilo, Jarju.

INJURY REPORT

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.

INJURY REPORT

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)

DID YOU KNOW?
  • 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.

Last Five Matches

Whitecaps

  • L
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • W

Head To Head

Whitecaps

Colorado Rapids

Wins
2
0
3
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Whitecaps
Draw
Colorado Rapids RAP
Colorado Rapids Colorado Rapids
30%
60%

Top 3 Predictions

Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
0 - 1
Colorado Rapids RAP
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
2 - 1
Colorado Rapids RAP
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
0 - 2
Colorado Rapids RAP

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