Rapids Look for Repeat Performance vs. New York on Saturday
June 27, 2010
COMMERCE CITY COLO. (ColoradoRapids.com) – After some impressive performances against Chicago and New England at home the last few weeks your Colorado Rapids travel to Giants Stadium this Saturday to take on the New York Red Bulls in the Rapids' final regular season match against an Eastern Conference opponent this season.
Kickoff will be at 5:30 p.m. MT and the match will be broadcast in Colorado live on Altitude.
Dedicated Rapids fans will be gathering for the Rapids Official Away-Game Viewing Party for this match at Sobo 151! For more information see the details at the bottom of this page. The viewing party is free and open to fans of all ages to attend so wear your Rapids jersey and come join other fans to watch the game live in a great soccer atmosphere on Saturday!
This will be the second and final meeting between Colorado and New York this season with the Rapids holding a 1-0-0 advantage in the 2008 season series. This will be also the last regular season match the Rapids ever play at Giants Stadium as New York are preparing to open their new stadium next season.
In the last meeting between these two clubs the Rapids trounced the Red Bulls 4-0 on Independence Day 2008 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. Tom McManus Mehdi Ballouchy Colin Clark and Omar Cummings all scored for the good guys as a record crowd were treated to fireworks both on and off the pitch that night. (To wach free video highlights from that match click here).
Colorado (9-12-4 31 points third in the West) currently occupy the third and final guaranteed playoff spot in the Western Conference while New York (9-8-8 35 points fourth in the East) are currently in the first wild card playoff spot.
The Rapids are 12-13-3 all time vs. New York and are 5-7-1 when playing them at Giants Stadium.
For the full match preview of this game visit the Colorado Rapids' Official Match-Up Page featuring interactive projected lineups insider game notes head-to-head stats and the latest injury and suspension reports by clicking here!
RAPIDS OFFICIAL AWAY-GAME VIEWING PARTY DETAILS FOR THIS MATCH:
WHERE:Sobo 151 located at 151 South Broadway in Denver (just north of the intersection of Broadway and Alameda).
WHEN: This Saturday Sept. 27; kickoff is at 5:30 p.m. MT. Get there early to reserve a seat!
WHO: Open and free for fans of all ages to attend!
SPECIALS: Specials for the Rapids game will include $2 Bud Light Drafts $3 Hot Wings $4 180 Drop Shots and a Czech Dinner Special
The Rapids look forward to seeing all fans for the viewing party on Saturday!