Saturday's Rapids at Columbus Match Preview
June 27, 2010
COMMERCE CITY CO (ColoradoRapids.com) - Your Colorado Rapids will look to jump back up the Western Conference standings as they travel to Columbus to take on the Crew this Saturday June 28 for the first time this season.
Kickoff is set for 5:30pm MT Saturday at Crew Stadium and the match will be broadcast live on Fox Soccer Channel.
Your Rapids are coming off a scoreless tie last Saturday as they held the defending MLS Champion Houston Dynamo to a 0-0 draw at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. (View video highlights from last weekend's game by clicking here).
Rapids fans will be gathering for the official Rapids Official Away-Game Viewing Party for Saturday's match at the Celtic Tavern at Riverside Downs. 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!
Colorado (5-7-1 16 points 5th place in the Western Conference) will face off against Columbus (7-4-2 23 points 2nd place in the Eastern Conference) for the first time in regular season play this year.
The Rapids will look to continue their good form against Columbus as they are 14-6-7 all time vs. the Crew. In their last encounter the two sides finished with a 1-1 draw on Sept. 2 of 2007 at Crew 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: Celtic Tavern at Riverside Downs located at 2620 West Belleview Avenue in Littleton.
WHEN: Kickoff is at 5:30pm 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 Saturday!