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Starting XI:

Keegan Rosenberry, Auston Trusty, Lalas Abubakar, Andre Shinyashiki, Diego Rubio, Michael Barrios, Mark-Anthony Kaye, Jack Price (C), William Yarbrough (GK), Gustavo Vallecilla, Steven Beitashour

Substitutes:

Clint Irwin, Jonathan Lewis, Max Alves, Nicolas Mezquida, Bryan Acosta, Seb Anderson, Gyasi Zardes, Collen Warner, Lucas Esteves

Player Availability:

OUT - Braian Galvan (R knee)

OUT - Aboubacar Keita (R knee)

OUT - Oliver Larraz (R leg)

OUT - Danny Wilson (hamstring)

Notes:

  • New Rapids addition, DP striker Gyasi Zardes, is available for the match with Charlotte after arriving in Colorado only yesterday. Zardes will don #29 as a Burgundy Boy.
  • The Rapids can hit a club record 20-consecutive home regular season matches without a loss if they draw or win on Saturday.
  • This game marks Gustavo Vallecilla's first start for the Rapids. The defender made his first appearance against Minnesota after subbing on in the 83rd minute.
  • Charlotte FC has been outscored 9 – 2 in away matches, and have been scored on in the first ten minutes in their two most recent matchups. Saturday's match will also be their third in seven days after falling to New England on the road on April 16 and then taking on in-state USL competitors Greenville Triumph on Wednesday in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup.
  • · Jack Price is one assist away from sole possession of second-most assists all-time in club history (currently T-2nd with 34).
  • · Michael Barrios is one goal away from reaching 40 career goals in MLS.
  • · Both Mark-Anthony Kaye and Jonathan Lewis are one appearance away from reaching 100 MLS regular season appearances.