Rapids Veterans Can Lead by Example Going Forward

by Brian Jennings   The Colorado Rapids seemed to be getting back on track, shifting into another gear, and making some positive steps forward recently.  This past Saturday night, however, they ran into a giant RSL-sized pothole that has thrown the fan base back into doubt and criticism.   Midfielder Jack Price is one of…

Rapids Humbled at Home, Apologize to Fans

By Brian Jennings Rapids fans filed into Dick’s Sporting Goods Park to hopefully see their side take down arch rival RSL Saturday night, while looking for, albeit far-fetched, a 4-goal victory to bring home the Rocky Mountain Cup for the first time in many years.  Instead, those that remained the full 90+ minutes witnessed a…

Rapids Drop a Head-Scratcher to Vancouver

By Brian Jennings Colorado came out on the wrong side of the scoreboard for the seventh straight time in 2018 after once again dominating in statistics but falling short on finishing more than one of many chances at goal.  The first half was basically the telling frame as the Rapids had the advantage in possession,…

Colorado Wins Battles but Loses the War

By Brian Jennings The Rapids took an early punch in the mouth from New York Red Bulls which was enough to deny them an end to their losing streak and another costly loss at home Saturday night.  After the 5th minute goal by the visitors, Colorado had to try and overcome two teams-New York and…

Early Price Strike Holds Up as Colorado Finishes Strong

By Brian Jennings  Colorado secured their second win in a row at home and remained unbeaten in their last four matches of 2018 Saturday afternoon.  Midfielder Jack Price scored a cracker from distance in the second minute, then held down Toronto for the second straight home shutout. Rather than dwell on recent draws, in which…

Colorado’s Control Allows Badji’s Finishing to Dominate

By Brian Jennings A good team learns from their mistakes and takes action to try and avoid them going forward.  That’s exactly what the Colorado Rapids did Saturday night in a 3-0 thumping of Philadelphia on cold, windy night in Commerce City. The first half saw Colorado look a bit apprehensive to go too far…

Post-Game: @ RSL – Thoughts from Gashi

By Brian Jennings Saturday’s loss in Salt Lake City was a microcosm of the Rapids season in 2017-started out with promise, ran into difficulty, spiraled downward.  Colorado came out of the gate with an attacking lineup and put high pressure on RSL almost immediately courtesy of a Kevin Doyle flick-on header and a Dominic Badji…

Post Game: DC United

By Brian Jennings You know the saying, “If it weren’t for bad luck I’d have none at all”.  That’s exactly what the Colorado Rapids were feeling after losing at home to DC United on a freakish Jared Watts own-goal in the 27th minute. After an emotional week for the Rapids, which saw club legend Pablo…