COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (Monday, December 23, 2013) – The Colorado Rapids match against the San Jose Earthquakes originally scheduled for Sunday, March 9 has been changed to the new date of Wednesday, May 7. The Rapids will now open the 2014 MLS season at the New York Red Bulls on Saturday, March 15 before returning to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park for the Home Opener on Saturday, March 22 against the Portland Timbers.
The Rapids-Quakes match on May 7 at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. will kick off at 8:30 p.m. MT (7:30 p.m. PT). The change was made by Major League Soccer to accommodate the Earthquakes’ CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series against Mexican club Toluca, which takes place in early March.
For the Rapids’ full 2014 MLS schedule, please visit www.coloradorapids.com/schedule.
Colorado holds the 11th overall selection in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, to take place on January 16 in Philadelphia, and the Rapids will open preseason in late January.