Rapids Set to Battle West Leaders Houston This Sunday!

COMMERCE CITY CO ( – Your Colorado Rapids are preparing to host the Western Conference-leading Houston Dynamo in their second and final encounter of the 2009 regular season this Sunday afternoon.
Kickoff for this Sunday is set for 1:00pm MT at Dick's Sporting Goods Park the club's only mid-day kickoff time of the entire season.
The Dynamo come to Colorado for the first time in 2009 holding down first place in the Western Conference with a record of 11-6-7 for 40 points.

The Rapids are hosting their first home match since August 8th and come into Sunday's game holding down 5th place in the West with a record of 8-7-6 for 30 points.
This will be the second match between these two clubs this season. Their first encounter resulted in a 1-0 win for Houston in a match played on April 19 at Robertson Stadium.
The match will be televised in English on Universal Sports and the MLS Direct Kick package. Universal Sports is available on NBC Affiliate KUSA-TV over the air on channel 9.3 and on Comcast channel 250 in Denver and the surrounding areas. The match will also be broadcast nationally in Spanish on Telefutura.

Tickets are still available for this game; if you haven't already purchased your tickets to the match now's the time to act! Fans can buy tickets online at the TicketHorse official website by clicking here.

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!

A multitude of game promotions are on tap for this Sunday's home match. For the full list and descriptions of the entertainment experiences and ticket specials set to take place for this game click here.


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