MLS Regular Season

Dillon Powers, the youngest player in Rapids history to wear the armband

Midfielder was captain against the LA Galaxy in the absence of the injured Drew Moor
Powers makes history
Captain Powers

Dillon Powers is captain vs. LA Galaxy

Photo Credit: 
Bart Young / Colorado Rapids

Along with teammates Edson Buddle and Marlon Hairston, who each reached special milestones in their careers on Wednesday night, Dillon Powers wrote his own piece of Rapids history in the match against the LA Galaxy.

Edson Buddle scores the 100th goal of his career

Veteran becomes the eighth player in MLS history to reach the milestone
Buddle scores 100th goal

Although the scoreline wasn't favorable for the Rapids, the Wednesday night matchup against the LA Galaxy turned out to be a memorable one for many reasons.

Infographic: Rapids vs. LA Galaxy August 20, Match Recap

Rapids fall to LA Galaxy despite Buddle and Hairston enjoying career milestones
Infographic: Match Recap

Colorado Rapids 3, LA Galaxy 4 | Postgame Quotes

Mastroeni: "Obviously everyone’s upset but for me it’s important to stay level-headed"
Postgame Quotes: COL 3, LA 4
Postgame Quotes

Dillon Powers vs LA Galaxy, August 20

Photo Credit: 
Garrett Ellwood / Colorado Rapids

Pablo Mastroeni, Colorado Rapids Head Coach
On the game:

Colorado Rapids 3, LA Galaxy 4 | MLS Match Recap

Rapids fall 4-3 to LA Galaxy as Edson Buddle scores his 100th career MLS goal
Match Recap: COL 3, LA 4
Match Recap

Edson Buddle scores MLS goal number 100

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Garrett Ellwood / Colorado Rapids

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- Landon Donovan’s 80th-minute goal capped a massive second half comeback in a back-and-forth, high-octane 4-3 LA Galaxy win over the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Wednesday night.

Matchday welcome: Rapids host LA Galaxy

A big night for Jamie Smith, and a big night for the team, says the club president
Hinchey: No place like home
Matchday welcome

Rapids Fans:

We’re thrilled to welcome you back to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park after this spell of road matches, as the LA Galaxy return for the second time this season. It’s been a tough stretch of results, and there’s no place like home to turn things around and start fighting for a playoff place.

Activities & Promotions for Aug 20: honoring Smith & Special Olympics action

Everything you need to know about Wednesday's match against the LA Galaxy
Activities & Promotions August 20
Activites & Promos

After a difficult road loss to DC United, the Colorado Rapids return to Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Wednesday, August 20 to face the LA Galaxy in a match presented by Delta Dental of Colorado (TICKETS).

Colorado Rapids vs. LA Galaxy | MLS Match Preview

Rapids host LA Galaxy in midweek match, looking to put an end to recent slide
Match Preview: Rapids vs. LA
Match Preview

Aug. 20, 2014 (WEEK 24, MLS Game #220)
7 p.m. MT (Altitude)

View from the Booth: action speaks louder than words

Let's throw everything at these last ten games, and give this playoff push a real go!
They know what to do ...
view from the booth

View from the Booth 24

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Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Most weeks I try to hit around 800 words for my post-match column, but I’m at a loss to conjure-up anything new in terms of analysis. Part of me was tempted to take last week’s View from the Booth, open a page to embed a new article and simply press Ctrl/C on my keyboard.

Rapids skipper sidelined for rest of the season

ACL tear in game at D.C. United forces Drew Moor to sit it out, but O'Neill continues recovery
Skipper's season is over
Moor out

Colorado Rapids skipper Drew Moor will be out for the remainder of the season after an MRI scan on Monday revealed a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and lateral meniscus. He joins fellow-central defender Shane O’Neill on the sidelines. O’Neill received platelet-rich plasma injections on Monday to help facilitate healing of a troublesome sprained right knee.

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