Saturday's Rapids at New England Match Preview
June 27, 2010
COMMERCE CITY CO (ColoradoRapids.com) - Your Colorado Rapids the highest-scoring team in Major League Soccer will look to bounce back from their last-minute heartbreaking 3-2 loss against Kansas City last weekend when they travel to Gillette Stadium this Saturday to take on the New England Revolution.
(View video highlights from last weekend's game by clicking here).
Saturday's match at New England will be broadcast live on Altitude-2. To find out what channel Altitude-2 is televised on in your area click here.
Rapids fans will be gathering for the official Rapids Away-Game Viewing Party for Saturday's match at GB's Fish & Chips located at 1311 South Broadway in Denver. For more information on location and specials see 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 (1-1-0 3 points tied for 2nd place in the Western Conference) enter the third week of MLS play as the highest-scoring team in the league. They will face off against New England (2-1-0 6 points tied for first place in the Eastern Conference) who won an early season midweek game against Kansas City on Wednesday night.
The Rapids own the all-time series vs. New England with a 15-11-4 lifetime record against the Revolution. This will be the first meeting between the two clubs this season.
Last year the Rapids and Revolution split their season series 1-1 with each club posting a win at their home ground (the Rapids with a 3-0 win on August 16 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park and the Revs with a 1-0 win on September 29 at Gillette Stadium).
The Rapids will still be missing the services of 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: GB's Fish & Chips located at 1311 South Broadway in Denver (just south of the intersection of Broadway and I-25).
WHEN: This Saturday April 12; kickoff is at 5:30pm 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 75 cents off of any draft beer 75 cent PBR’s and fans who purchase any food item will automatically be entered for a chance to win Rapids tickets to the next home game!
The Rapids look forward to seeing all fans for the viewing party on Saturday!