MLS Regular Season

Solignac on his form and frustrations

'Like I said many times, when the first goal comes many will come. I need to keep working hard'
Form and frustrations
Solignac
After the defeat at Sporting KC on Saturday, Colorado Rapids forward Luis Solignac spoke of his form and frustations
 
On Colorado’s 2-0 loss to Sporting KC…
It seems like everything is against us right now. We are trying so hard - fighting, shooting, doing everything -  and it seems like the ball doesn’t want to go in. It’s one of the worst moments for the team right now. We are really frustrated.
 

Match report: Sporting Kansas City 2, Colorado Rapids 0

A goal in each half condemns Colorado to a second successive road loss
Sporting KC 2, Rapids 0
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Cronin own goal vs. Sporting KC

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Colorado Rapids slipped to a second successive road defeat when they went down 2-0 at Sporting KC on Saturday evening.

Pablo Mastroeni’s side started brightly but they trailed to a sharp low finish from Krisztian Nemeth in the 32nd minute.

They tried to work their way into the game but, on 62 minutes, Sam Cronin turned a cross from Benny Feilhaber into his own net. There was no way back after that.

This game represented the halfway point of the MLS season and Rapids now have a record of 2-6-9.

#SKCvCOL | MLS Match Preview

Rapids return to Sporting Park, hoping to see action and claim a vital victory
Preview: Sporting KC vs. Rapids
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Colorado Rapids continue their road trip at Sporting Kansas City on Saturday evening - weather permitting!

The fixture at Sporting Park in mid-May was postponed because of lightning strikes and so, even though this game represents the midway point of the regular season, it is the first of three matches against Peter Vermes’ side.

As Shane O’Neill pointed after the defeat at Orlando, ties are no longer good enough for the Rapids.They need victories to catapult them back into contention in the Western Conference.

Rapids Podcast: Shane O'Neill says wins not ties needed going forward

Heading to Sporting Park off the back of the midweek defeat at Orlando City
Wins, not ties, says O'Neill
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Podcast 124

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Central defender Shane O'Neill tells this week's Rapids Podcast that this Saturday's match at Sporting Kansas City is one they need to win following a 2-0 reversal at Orlando City SC on Wednesday night.

Mastroeni: 'Get behind in a place like this, it’s not going to be easy'

With goals from Larin and Kaká, Orlando City downs Rapids 2-0
Pablo Mastroeni Post-Game
pablo on #ORLvCOL

Pablo LAvCOL

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Thoughts on the game:

“As we’ve done all season, we put ourselves in good positions really early in the game but we just can’t finish. I think they were much brighter in the second half, more commitment in the second half from them. Disappointed in the way that we conducted ourselves in the second half.”

On performance in the second half:

Match report: Orlando City SC 2, Colorado Rapids 0

Rapids fall to their second road loss of the season with defeat in central Florida
Report: Orlando 2, Rapids 0
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Solignac shot at Orlando

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Colorado Rapids fell to their second road defeat of the season when they went down 2-0 at Orlando City on Wednesday night.

After an even first half, the home side took control. In the 62nd minute, Cyle Larin turned in a low cross from Carlos Rivas at the far post. Three minutes later, Kaká doubled the advantage with a powerful shot into the far corner.

Rapids and Commerce City to host 20th annual 4thFest

Colorado’s largest public 4th of July fireworks display to follow Rapids vs. Whitecaps FC
2015 4thFest Colorado
4th Fest

The Colorado Rapids and Commerce City are proud to present the 20th Annual 4thFest celebration on Saturday, July 4 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, presented by Westerra Credit Union.

Ten things to know ahead of Orlando City SC vs. Colorado Rapids

Club connections, familiar faces, Orlando history and more as the Rapids return to Florida
Ten things to know
Facts and stats

1. Three players with Rapids connections are on the Orlando City roster. Midfielder Tony Cascio spent 2012 and 2013 in Colorado, before an injury-plagued season on loan at Houston Dynamo. He made 42 of his 48 MLS appearances with the Rapids.

Preview: Orlando City v Colorado Rapids

Pablo Mastroeni takes his side to the Citrus Bowl for the first time in MLS
Preview: #ORLvCOL
Preview: #ORLvCOL
 
 
The Colorado Rapids are on another road trip. 
 
When April was just turning to May, Pablo Mastroeni’s men had to travel 6,000 miles in six days - Denver to New York, New York to LA, LA to Denver.
 
They picked up a point at the Red Bulls and the Galaxy, which was considered a satisfactory haul at the time.
 

#COLvDAL | MLS Match Preview

Colorado Rapids return to MLS action with a home game against FC Dallas
Preview: Rapids vs. Dallas
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Colorado Rapids look to return to MLS action with a bang.

After almost a fortnight out of the competition, Pablo Mastroeni’s side have nine points at stake inside eight days. They travel to Orlando City and Sporting KC next week but, before that, entertain FC Dallas on Friday night.

If you throw in a couple of US Open Cup ties sandwiching the whole week, then the Rapids are in the meat of a busy and important time.

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