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…

Game Preview: Rapids v Real Salt Lake

by Brendan Wyatt  It’s the final match of the Rocky Mountain Cup and you almost wouldn’t know the Rapids are down four goals on aggregate.  Every headline out of Rapids camp reads something like “We’ll bring the cup back” or “We know how important this is to the fans”.  Well, it is because the fans,…

Game Preview: Rapids v LAFC

by Brendan Wyatt The Colorado Rapids opted to stay in LA, after taking on the Galaxy last week as they prepare to face LAFC tonight.  A smart move by the coaching staff and club, but it does make for predicting a lineup a bit more difficult.  By staying on the west coast, the team can…

Game Preview: Rapids v Earthquakes

by Brendan Wyatt The Colorado Rapids play host to the San Jose Earthquakes tonight in a cellar battle that could see one team ending that game on a winning streak.  Both teams have spent most, if not all season, at the bottom of the table but both teams won against better teams last week. The…

Game Preview: Rapids v Galaxy

by Brendan Wyatt August sees the Rapids play five times, with three games at home and 4 of them against California teams.  Today’s game features the LA Galaxy who have won three of their last four games at Dicks Sporting goods Park and are 13-18-5 in Colorado.  The Galaxy will be without Zlatan Ibrahimovic, for…

Game Preview: Rapids V RSL

by Brendan Wyatt It’s a redemption match if anything for the Colorado Rapids as they travel to Sandy, Utah to take on Real Salt Lake.  Many fans will recall that game for a slew of reasons, most of all Tim Howard’s red card in the 20th minute.  That game was the turning point of the…

Game Preview: Rapids v Dynamo

by Brendan Wyatt The Houston Dynamo are in town as the Colorado Rapids look to not only bounce back from the loss in Montreal, but an overall bad week.  MLS drama can easily spill off the pitch and for the Rapids it’s been hard to shake all season.  Houston hasn’t shown to do very well…

Pre-Game: Rapids v Houston

by Brendan Wyatt The Rapids are in Houston tonight, as they look to keep from breaking a club record of losses in a row. Currently they have lost seven straight MLS games.  Five of those games saw the Rapids lose by just a goal, but without that attacking offense fans were promised the streak could…

Pre-Game: Rapids v Whitecaps

by Brendan Wyatt  It’s June so Rapids fans can easily shove away a pointless May and focus on moving forward.  Today’s match against Vancouver could be a small spark in which could ignite a positive point streak for the burgundy boys.   The Whitecaps come to Colorado having drew the last four games; the last…

Pre-Game: Rapids v Timbers.

by Brendan Wyatt Rose City FC (better known as the Portland Timbers) is in town to take on the Colorado Rapids Saturday and burgundy boys are looking to end the 5 game losing skid. They will have their work cut out for them as the Timbers are on a hot streak winning their last five….