Rocky Mountain Cup Showdown Tonight!
June 27, 2010
COMMERCE CITY COLO. (ColoradoRapids.com) – Your Colorado Rapids head back out on the road for a second straight week traveling to Utah to take on Rocky Mountain Cup rival Real Salt Lake this Friday August 29.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. MT at Rice-Eccles Stadium and the match will be broadcast live on Altitude Sports and Entertainment.
(To watch exclusive Rapids All Access video interviews from Gary Smith and John DiRaimondo previewing Friday's match click here).
Your Rapids are coming off a 0-3 loss last Saturday to DC United at RFK Stadium. (For a full recap and video highlights from last weekend's game click here).
This will be the second in a three-game season series for Colorado (7-11-3 24 points tied fourth in the Western Conference) with Real Salt Lake (7-8-6 27 points second place in the Western Conference) as the Rapids look to reclaim the Rocky Mountain Cup. The Rapids took the first match-up 2-0 on May 15 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park behind goals from Omar Cummings and Christian Gomez (Watch video highlights and get the complete match recap by clicking here).
Your Rapids are 7-4-2 all-time against Real Salt Lake and hold a 3-2-1 advantage over RSL when playing in Utah.
The final match between these two clubs will take place in the regular season finale on October 25 in Colorado.
(For full details on the Rocky Mountain Cup visit the competition's official website maintained by C10 the organizing committee comprised of supporters of both clubs by clicking here).
The Rapids Reserves also return to action on Saturday August 30 as they face the RSL Reserves. This will be the first match for the Rapids Reserves since a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes Reserves on July 12.
Rapids fans will be gathering for the official Rapids Official Away-Game Viewing Party for Friday’s match at The British Bulldog. 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 Friday!
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: The British Bulldog located at 2052 Stout Street (the corner of Stout and Broadway in Lodo).
WHEN: Kickoff is at 7 p.m. MT. Get there early to reserve a seat!
WHO: Open and free for fans of all ages to attend!
The Rapids look forward to seeing all fans for the official viewing party on Friday!