COMMERCE CITY COLO. (ColoradoRapids.com) - Your Rapids make their second consecutive trip to The Home Depot Center this Sunday as Colorado prepare for their final regular season road match of 2008.
After a disappointing 3-2 loss to LA on Sunday your Rapids will look to bounce back against Chivas USA this Sunday. Kickoff is set for a special mid-day 1:00pm MT start and the match will be broadcast live in Colorado on Altitude.
A win and three points on the road will go a long way toward helping Colorado jump up the standings and helping them claim a potential playoff spot.
Dedicated Rapids fans will be gathering for the Rapids Official Away-Game Viewing Party for this match at GB Fish & Chips! 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 burgundy and come join other fans to watch the game live in a great soccer atmosphere on Sunday!
Colorado will look to even up the season series with Chivas who they lost to 2-1 back on May 24 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. The Rapids are 4-4-4 all time against the Goats from LA and are 3-3-1 all time when playing at The Home Depot Center.
Rapids fans may be experiencing deja vu as at this same point in the season last year Colorado were facing off against identical opponents to end the regular season with a road game at Chivas followed by a home match vs. Salt Lake with the playoffs on the line.
Colorado (10-14-4 34 points fifth place in the West) currently do not occupy a playoff spot but a win and three points could help them jump right back into the mix.
Chivas (12-10-6 42 points second in the West) have already secured their playoff berth and currently occupy the #2 playoff spot in the Western Conference.
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 Fish & Chips located at 1311 South Broadway in Denver
WHEN: This Sunday October 19; kickoff is a mid-day 1:00p.m. MT start. Get there early to reserve a seat!
WHO: Open and free for fans of all ages to attend!
SPECIALS: 75-cent PBR's and 75 cents off any other beers!
The Rapids look forward to seeing all fans for the viewing party on Sunday! Don't forget to wear your burgundy!