MLS Regular Season
When the Colorado Rapids host the expansion Montreal Impact on Saturday, May 26 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park (7 pm MT, TICKETS), it will be the 20th team they've faced in an MLS regular season game since 1996.
All-time, Colorado are 6-11-2 in the first-ever meeting against an MLS opponent, and 14-4-1 in the first home game against the 19 other MLS sides.
Commerce City, Colo. - Add Conor Casey to the long list of injured players on the Colorado Rapids at the moment. Casey felt a pull in his right hamstring during Saturday's 2-2 draw against Sporting KC and had an MRI on it on Monday. The report came back as a grade I hamstring strain. He'll receive treatment this week and is listed as doubtful for Saturday's home match against the Montreal Impact (7 pm MT).
In coming back to earn a draw after being down 2-0 on Saturday against Sporting KC, the Colorado Rapids accomplished a rare feat that the club had only accomplished twice in it's 16+ year history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – It’s been an injury-riddled opening two months of the season for the Colorado Rapids, but they’ve found a way to hold serve due to contributions from unlikely sources.
Saturday night, two goals from two defenders – Tyrone Marshall in the 52nd minute and Kosuke Kimura in the 60th – helped the Rapids take a share of the points against Sporting Kansas City, despite dropping into a 2-0 deficit in under 14 minutes.
Head coach Oscar Pareja's post-game comments on the come from behind 2-2 draw with Sporting KC after surrendering two early goals:
"We are trying to find answers as the coaches and players. Because what happened in the first fifteen minutes is unacceptable for us as professionals and we know that and the players know. Because our fans deserve respect and what happened in the first fifteen minutes is not fair for them.