Game Preview: Rapids v FC Dallas

by Brendan Wyatt It is the final Rapids game of the season and although there are no playoffs to push for, there is always pride.  The Rapids have started to show signs of life as the 2018 season wraps up; the last two games were shutouts, which hasn’t been done since 2016. Today’s opponent is…

Game Preview: Rapids v MNFC

by Brendan Wyatt Our Colorado Rapids are in Minnesota today to take on Minnesota FC in the second match.  The Rapids won their first meeting with MNFC on June 23rd.  That game saw the Rapids leading scorers Edgar Castillo and Tommy Smith both bag goals along with one from Joe Mason to win 3-2. Since…

Blomberg looks to get dialed-in as the off-season slowly approaches

by Brian Jennings Johan Blomberg wasn’t surprised by the talent level during his first MLS season, but he didn’t quite expect the parity that the league has become known for.  Year-to-year, or even game-to-game, the quality of teams isn’t always reflected by their place in the standings, something Blomberg didn’t always have to worry about…

Game Preview: Rapids v LAFC

by Brendan Wyatt The Colorado Rapids are back home to host LAFC, who we may recall, is the team that started this current losing streak. This skid that has seen the Rapids lose six straight, really has to do with the fact that they have scored just one goal while the other guys hit the back…

Game Preview: Rapids v Sounders

by Brendan Wyatt The Colorado Rapids travel west to take on the Seattle Sounders today, an early start for a west coast game with a 2pm MST kickoff. The Rapids have managed to squeeze out 2 wins at CenturyLink field with a 2-9-1 record on Seattle’s turf. The Sounders have had a rough start to…

Game preview: Rapids v Crew

by Brendan Wyatt  The Colorado Rapids travel to Columbus to take on the Crew tonight, as they look to snap a scoring drought that has gone on for 368 minutes.  Much like the excess of 90+ degree heat in Colorado at the end of the summer, the Rapids scoring drought has the fan base desperately…

Hudson Hoping Colorado Gives Fans Hope for the Future

By Brian Jennings With Colorado officially eliminated from playoff contention in 2018, Head Coach Anthony Hudson continues instilling in the Rapids that there is plenty of work to be done in the ongoing rebuilding project within this team.  “We’re all aware it’s not been a good year,” states Hudson beginning with the frustration of fans…

Game Preview: Rapids v Atlanta FC

by Brendan Wyatt The Colorado Rapids play host to Atlanta FC, who have set the league on fire this year.  Atlanta FC is one point (54) behind New York Red Bulls in the race for the Supporters Shield.  It doesn’t hurt that MLS record goal scorer Josef Martinez, who has 28 goals so far basically…

McBean:”I Feel Confident in Front of Goal”

By Brian Jennings  Jack McBean has been asked to shoulder much of the Colorado scoring as a lone striker recently for the Rapids.  As attackers come and go from Commerce City, Jack has been the constant as someone willing to do the work oftentimes unnoticed in a stat sheet but definitely counted on by the…

Game Preview: Rapids v Timbers

by Brendan Wyatt The Colorado Rapids are in Portland tonight to take on the timbers in a place that has not been easy for the Rapids to bag three points.  The Rapids are 1-7-0 in Portland and that one win happened in Portland’s inaugural year in MLS. Colorado has had two weeks off from MLS…