COMMERCE CITY CO (Updated 9/7/07) - Your Colorado Rapids travel to the Home Depot Center tomorrow Saturday Sept. 8 looking to earn a season sweep against the LA Galaxy for 2007. Kickoff is at 8:30pm MT on Saturday night.
The Rapids announced Friday that team captain Pablo Mastroeni will not be traveling to Los Angeles with the team as he will spend the weekend recovering from the same illness that has sidelined him since the second half of the game last weekend with the Columbus Crew.
Your Rapids will be facing off against the Galaxy for the third time this season; the Rapids are 2-0-0 vs. LA so far this year having defeated them 1-0 on May 26 and 3-0 on Aug. 26 both times at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
The Rapids will be looking to keep their domination of LA rolling. Colorado are currently riding a 543-minute shutout streak against the Galaxy. The last time LA scored against the Rapids was an 87th minute penalty kick from Pando Ramirez on Sept. 10 2005. For his career goalkeeper Bouna Coundoul has never given up a goal to LA a span of 360 minutes.
Saturday's match will be broadcast live on Fox Soccer Channel.
Your Colorado Rapids currently sit in fourth place in the West on 28 points 14 points clear of the Galaxy who are in last place in the West on 14 points.
For the complete match preview of this game including projected lineups the latest injury report suspensions callups and game notes visit the Rapids' MatchUp Page by clicking here.
Don't miss the official Rapids Away-Game Viewing Party for this match! Come watch the game with other exuberant Rapids fans in a fantastic soccer atmosphere with great food and drink specials!
RAPIDS OFFICIAL AWAY-GAME VIEWING PARTY DETAILS FOR THIS MATCH:
WHERE: Casey's Bistro & Pub located at 7301 East 29th Ave. in Stapleton (at the intersection of Quebec and 29th).
WHEN: This Saturday Sept. 8; kickoff is at 8:30pm MT. Get there early to reserve a seat!
WHO: Open and free for fans of all ages to attend!
SPECIALS: For fans wearing Rapids gear get 20% off your entire check! Also you'll get free 'Rapidfire' shot for every Rapids goal scored. Happy hour prices will also be in effect including $1 burgers and $3 drafts!
For the entire Rapids Away-Game Viewing Party schedule for the rest of the 2007 season click here.
We look forward to seeing all Rapids fans at the Away-Game Viewing Party! Come cheer on the Rapids at the official Away-Game Viewing Party with other passionate fans!