CCL

Armstrong's pro debut "a dream come true"

Midfielder earned first pro minutes in 3-1 win over El Salvador's Isidro Metapan
A Dream Come True
Armstrong's Debut
ColoradoRapids.com

Davy Armstrong warms up before the Metapan game_DL

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Commerce City, Colo. (October 5, 2011) - As Davy Armstrong walked over to the 4th official to enter the Champions League game against Isidro Metapan last week, team trainer Jamie Rojas called him over for one final instruction. Rojas told Armstrong to take his warm-up bib off.

Commentary: On self belief and Fair Play

Team shows character amidst challenges and adversity
Commentary: Self Belief
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Marshall talks to team before warmups in Metapan_DL

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San Salvador, El Salvador (September 29, 2011) – There exist many inspirational and motivational phrases that speak to people’s character, overcoming challenges, and dealing with adversity. But it’s not always easy to think of them off the top of your head. However, after spending the last three days with the Colorado Rapids in El Salvador, I will always remember seeing these traits right in front of me.

I’ll also remember the Case of the Missing Cleats, but that comes later.

Post-game comments after 3-1 CCL road win

Guppy on team play; Armstrong and Ababio make their pro debuts
Post-Game Reaction
Colorado Rapids Communications

Colorado Rapids Assistant Coach Steve Guppy
On the result:

Highlights: Colorado 3, Metapan 1

Ababio, Amarikwa, Cummings score to move Rapids to 2nd place in Group B
Full Match Highlights
CONCACAF.com

RECAP: Rapids stay alive with 3-1 win at Metapan

WATCH: Guppy postgame comments on big road win

Watch: Guppy on 3-1 win at Metapan

Assistant coach credits team spirit, belief for big result in El Salvador
Watch: Guppy postgame
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RECAP: Rapids stay alive with 3-1 win at Metapan

WATCH: Full match highlights

READ: GUPPY'S COMMENTS TRANSCRIBED; COMMENTS FROM ABABIO, ARMSTRONG ON PRO DEBUT

Rapids stay alive with 3-1 win at Metapan

Ababio, Amarikwa, Cummings score to move Rapids to 2nd place in Group B
Final: COL 3, MET 1
MLSsoccer.com

The Colorado Rapids pulled off a 3-1 victory in El Salvador on Wednesday night against Isidro Metapán to keep their CONCACAF Champions league hopes very much alive.

With practically a reserve side, the Rapids bolted into second place in Group B after an upset 3-1 victory at Estadio Jorge Calero Suárez. With the victory, Colorado leapfrogged Metapán into second place in the Group B table with seven points.

CCL: Live Chat - Rapids vs Isidro Metapan

Chat with the Rapids and fans tonight as they take on Metapan in El Salvador
Chat live!

Nane vs Metapan_DL

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Garrett Ellwood / Colorado Rapids

Metapan, El Salvador (September 28, 2011) - The Rapids are in El Salvador tonight to face Isidro Metapan in a must-win Group B Champions League (8 pm  MT, live stream on CONCACAF.com and taped delay at 10:30 pm on Fox Soccer).  We'll be at Estadio Municipal Jorge El Calero Suarez in Metapan hoping to get Internet access and chat with fans live, bringing you even closer to the match.

Smith Q&A: CCL, MLS decisions

Guppy to coach team in El Salvador, Smith stays to work toward Saturday
Smith Q&A on CCL, MLS

Colorado Rapids Head Coach Gary Smith

On the team that is traveling to El Salvador:

You can see that there’s a cutting edge to the group. There’s four forwards in the group, and we have some experience in players like Tyrone Marshall, Wells Thompson, and Scott Palguta, who has played a decent role in the first team over the last two or three season. There are guys in the group that have had not only first team experience, but are very talented guys

CCL: Scenarios to advance to quarterfinals

Rapids control their own destiny to advance out of group stage
CCL scenarios
ColoradoRapids.com

San Salvador, El Salvador (September 27, 2011) - Here's the good news: the Colorado Rapids control their own destiny to advance to the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League. And the bad news: they'll be eliminated if they lose to Isidro Metapan on Wednesday night in El Salvador.

CCL: Rapids depart for El Salvador

Marshall, Cummings, Thompson, Kandji lead group of 17 players that will face Isidro Metapan Wed
Rapids Roster for El Salvador
ColoradoRapids.com

Commerce City, Colo. (September 27, 2011) - The Colorado Rapids are set to depart for El Salvador on Tuesday afternoon to face Isidro Metapan Wednesday night in the second to last match of Champions League Group B match play. Tyrone Marshall, Omar Cummigns, Wells Thompson, Scott Palguta, and Mac Kandji lead a group of 17 players that will seek to keep the club's hopes of advancing to the quarterfinals alive.

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