Rapids Can Secure Playoff Berth Saturday Night

ColoradoRapids.com - This weekend the Rapids travel to the Home Depot Center to take on Chivas USA in a pivotal match that could secure a playoff berth for the Black & Blue.

The match will kick off at 8:00pm (MT) this Saturday night Sept. 24 and the game will be broadcast live on Altitude in Colorado with the Rapids Pregame Show starting at 7:30pm.

The Rapids have won both of the their two previous encounters with Chivas this season: a 2-1 victory on May 14 at Invesco Field and a 3-1 win on the expansion team's home turf on June 18.

Chivas USA has already been eliminated from the 2005 MLS Cup playoffs; however the Rapids could secure their spot in the postseason with either a win or a tie against the Carson club. The Rapids could also clinch if Real Salt Lake loses to or ties Columbus this weekend.

For the full Rapids preview of this match including projected lineups the latest injury report miscellaneous game notes broadcast information head-to-head stats and more visit the Rapids MatchUp Page by CLICKING HERE.

To view the entire Rapids playoff picture and all the detailed information you need regarding the Rapids' road towards the 2005 MLS Cup CLICK HERE.