MLS Regular Season
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.
Pablo Mastroeni, Colorado Rapids Head Coach
On the game:
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.
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.
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
DICK’S SPORTING GOODS PARK, Commerce City, Colo.
Aug. 20, 2014 (WEEK 24, MLS Game #220)
7 p.m. MT (Altitude)
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.
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.