Road game number 14 to start us off

As the Colorado Rapids prepare for their season opener, we look back at years past

A trip to the New York Red Bulls this weekend will signal the start of the 2014 season for the Colorado Rapids. It will be the 14th time that the team has begun a season on the road. The club's first home match is set for March 22 against the Portland Timbers (TICKETS).

The Rapids are:

  • 5-11-2 in season openers

    • 1-10-2 when opening on the road
    • 4-1-0 when opening at home
  • 3-13-2 in the first road game of a season
  • 11-3-4 in the first home game of a season
  • 10-10-3 in March games
  • 5-1-1 at home
  • 5-9-2 on the road

All-Time Season Openers (grey = road; white = home)

DATE

Opponent Results Attendance Goal Scorers
4/13/96 at Kansas City

L 0-3

21,141

KC: Takawira (71,83) Klopas (77)

3/29/97 at Columbus L 1-2

14,485

COL: Trittschuh (39); CLB: Marino (79)

3/21/98 at Dallas

L 1-2 (SO)

11,103

COL: Bravo (27); DAL: Washington (37). Dallas won the shoot out 2-1.

/20/99 at Los Angeles L 1-2 17,343

LA: Mathis (14); COL: Paule (34). LA won the shoot out 3-1.

3/18/00 at Los Angeles

L 1-2

24,831

LA: Jones (60); Vanney (74 pk); COL: Bravo (64 pk)

4/7/01 at Miami L1-2

10,411

COL: Spencer (50); MIA: Pineda Chacon (68, 72)

3/23/02 at Kansas City

T 1-1 (OT)

11,769

COL: Henderson (16); KC: Brown (78)

4/12/03 San Jose

L 1-2

20,816

COL: Roberts (46); SJ: Ching (0:53) Dunivant (22)

4/3/04 at Dallas

T 1-1

7,359

COL: Spencer (36); DAL: Rhine (75)

4/2/05 at Kansas City

L 2-3

13,484

COL: Cunningham (54) Chung (81); KC: Wolff (34) Jewsbury (40) Klein (61)

4/2/06 at Houston

L 2-5

25,462

COL: Beckerman (14) Kirovski (52); HOU: Ching (13,37,44,72) Moreno (92+)

4/7/07 D.C. United

W 2-1

18,086

COL: Gomez (19) Brown (35); DC: Emilio (79)

3/29/08 Los Angeles W 4-0

18,713

COL: Cooke (10) C. Gomez (59) Cummings (66) Clark (80)

3/21/09 at Chivas USA

L 1-2

16,453

COL: Cummings (30); CHV: Nagamura (55,59)

3/26/10 at Chivas USA W 1-0

18,658

COL: Cummings (55)

3/19/11 Portland W 3-1

17,139

COL: Larentowicz (8) Cummings (29) Smith (30); POR: Cooper (80)

3/10/12 Columbus W 2-0

14,746

COL: Moor (44) Amarikwa (89)

3/2/13 at Dallas

L 0-1

18,075

DAL: Jackson (11)