Rapids vs. Chivas Tonight at DSG Park!

COMMERCE CITY CO (ColoradoRapids.com) – Your Colorado Rapids are preparing to close out their 3-game home stand as they face off against Chivas USA for the second and final time of the 2009 regular season this Saturday night.

Kickoff for this Saturday is set for 7:30pm MT at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
The Goats from California come to Colorado for the first time in 2009 tied in the standings with the Rapids for the #4 spot in the West.

Chivas' record is 8-6-3 and the Rapids are 7-7-6 with both teams sitting on 27 points.

This will be the second match between these two clubs this season. Their first encounter was the first match of the 2009 regular season back on March 21 at the Home Depot Center a match that Chivas took 2-1.
Colorado will be without the services of defender Ugo Ihemelu for this match who will serve a 1-game suspension for his red card received in last Saturday's game vs. Columbus.
This Saturday night's game will be broadcast in Colorado on Altitude. Calling the game for Altitude will be Mike Hayes (play-by-play) Marcelo Balboa (color) and Peter Ruttgaizer (sidelines).

Tickets are still available for this game; if you haven't already purchased your tickets to the match now's the time to act! Fans can buy tickets online at the TicketHorse official website by clicking here.

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!

GAME PROMOTIONS FOR SATURDAY'S HOME MATCH:
-River Runners Family Night Pack: The Rapids are giving fans this fantastic chance to come to the stadium catch the game and get food and drinks for the whole family for an unbeatable price! It's the River Runners Family Night Pack: get 4 tickets 4 hot dogs 4 sodas and 4 whitewater rafting tickets for only $69! Order your Family Night package for Saturday now by clicking here!
-Hispanic Heritage Night: The Colorado Rapids have built a series of "Heritage Nights" throughout the season to celebrate the global heritage of the club's players! This Saturday it's "Hispanic Heritage Night" presented by State Farm; come be a part of the festvities and celebrate the culture and backgrounds of the Rapids' Hispanic players with music performers special guests and giveaways all night long! Also at halftime be there as the Rapids recognize a special group of Hispanic Heroes of our community!
-Free Hispanic Heritage Player Posters: in honor of the Rapids' Hispanic Heritage Night the first 2000 fans into the stadium this Saturday night will receive a free limited-edition signature series collectable poster of this game's featured players Facundo Diz and Pablo Mastroeni! The 11x14" glossy poster features a color action shot on the front and a copy of their signature and biography on the reverse. Gates open at 6:30pm on Saturday; get there early to make sure you get one!
-Help Fill the Boot: The Rapids are partnering with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and South Adams County Fire Department to "Fill the Boot" for Jerry’s Kids on Saturday! Fire fighters have filled the boot for MDA for more than 50 years supporting MDA research services and education in the fight against muscular dystrophy. The South Adams County Fire fighters will be at the game on the concourse atop section 129 to collect donations for MDA. Please help fire fighters and MDA "Fill the Boot" to find cures for more than 40 types of muscular dystrophy. Money raised will stay in Colorado to assist more than 1500 families suffering from these diseases.
-Rapids Team Posters: The Rapids Academy will be offering fans the chance to obtain the 2009 version of the Colorado Rapids official team poster at this game! The poster is free with a donation of $5.00 or more to the Rapids Academy. Rapids Team Posters are ideal for collecting signatures of all the players on the roster! Look for members of the Rapids youth teams positioned around the concourse to get your official Rapids Team Poster at the game!