Rolling Rapids Set to Face Kansas City Saturday
June 27, 2010
COMMERCE CITY CO (ColoradoRapids.com) - Fresh off their 4-0 Opening Day drubbing of the LA Galaxy your Colorado Rapids look to continue their winning ways this Saturday as they travel to face off against Kansas City at the Wizards' new home of CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
(Watch Rapids coaches and players give their thoughts ahead of Saturday's game as well as a recap of Saturday's opening day via Rapids All Access video's Week 2 update by clicking here).
Kickoff time has been changed to 3:00pm MT and the match will now be broadcast live in Colorado on Altitude a change from Altitude-2.
The official Rapids Away-Game Viewing Party for Saturday's match at Kansas City will be held at Sobo 151 located at 151 South Broadway in Denver. Specials for the Rapids game will include $2 Bud Light Drafts $3 Hot Wings $4 180 Drop Shots and a Czech Dinner Special! 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!
Colorado enter the second week of MLS play as the highest-scoring team in the league. Midfielder Terry Cooke who was named MLS Player of the Week also leads the league in assists following his stellar performance Saturday night in which he registered a goal and two assists.
For the second consecutive year both Colorado and Kansas City won their opening games and will be looking to continue their hot starts. Last year the Rapids and Wizards tied both contests they played sharing a 1-1 result on May 19 at Arrowhead Stadium and a 2-2 draw on July 22 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
The Rapids are 15-18-8 all time vs. the Wizards and hold an unenviable 3-13-3 all time record vs. the Kansas City club on the road.
The Rapids will be missing rookie midfielder Ciaran O'Brien who was handed down a 2 match suspension by MLS for his injurious tackle on LA forward Carlos Ruiz in the season opener.
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 April 5; kickoff is at 3:00pm 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!