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…

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,…

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…

Blomberg Ready to Get Back to Work

By Brian Jennings Amongst Colorado’s many issues early in 2018, injuries to key components rank right up towards the top. No less than 3 starters have been out long-term, with one being an important part of the new 5-man midfield attack in Johan Blomberg. After chalking up a bothersome knee to normal wear and tear,…

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….

Pre-Game: Rapids v NYCFC

by Brendan Wyatt  The Rapids are in New York this week to face NYCFC.  The last time the burgundy boys traveled to Gotham they got smashed 5-1. NYCFC is also undefeated at home so far this season with a 4-0-0 record; it seems as though NYCFC has figured out how to play soccer on a…

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…

Pre-Game: Rapids v New York red Bulls

by Brendan Wyatt The Rapids are back at home to play host to New York Red Bulls.  The Rapids have the edge overall against NYRB with an 18-16-7 record going 11-6-3 at home. The Red Bulls are 5th in the Eastern Conference, with a 5-3-0 record; just one of 3 teams in the league who…

Boli Getting “Ready for War” and Minutes in Colorado

By Brian Jennings As the Rapids prepare to host New York Red Bulls this weekend, forward Yannick Boli has been preparing and progressing towards the starting eleven and helping Colorado’s erratic attack become more dangerous.  The Frenchman recently told The Voice of C38 he will be ready when called upon. “Honestly it’s not easy to…

Pre-Game: Sporting KC v Rapids

by Brendan Wyatt If you are looking for more reasons to call the Sporting KC and the Colorado Rapids games a rivalry, consider this fact. Prior to the last match which ended in a 2-2- draw, neither team had scored multiple goas in the same match.     In most cases the Rapids are on the back…