COMMERCE CITY COLO. (ColoradoRapids.com) - Fresh off of their 3-0 drubbing of D.C. United on Saturday your Colorado Rapids are preparing to host Kenny Cooper and the rest of FC Dallas this Wednesday night at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
Rapids vs. FC Dallas kickoff is set for 7:30pm MT this Wednesday June 20th and the match is also a doubleheader.
Fans can arrive early to the stadium on Wednesday for a special women's professional match featuring the Colorado Force vs. WPS side NY/NJ Sky Blue which kicks off at 4:30pm; one ticket will get fans into both matches as part of the Rapids' annual Women's Soccer Celebration. For full details on the women's match click here.
This will be the first encounter this year between the Rapids and FC Dallas.
The Texas side come to town holding down the 7th spot in the Western Conference with a record of 3-7-4 for 13 points.
Your Rapids having played 2 fewer games on the season thus far than Dallas currently occupy the #4 spot in the West with a record of 5-2-5 for 20 points.
Your Rapids will look to add to their current 7-game unbeaten streak as well as continue their perfect play at home. Colorado hold a flawless 3-0-2 record so far this season in matches played at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
This will be the first match between these two clubs this season. Their next encounter will be back at Dick's Sporting Goods Park again 2 home games later on July 11.
Colorado are 16-23-7 all time vs. Dallas but hold an 11-7-4 home record vs. the Hoops.
This Wednesday's night's game will be broadcast in Colorado on Altitude. Calling the game for Altitude will be Mike Hayes (play-by-play) Marcelo Balboa (color) and Peter Ruttgaizer (sidelines).
Tickets are still available for this game; if you haven't already purchased your tickets to the match now's the time to act! Fans can buy tickets online at the TicketHorse official website by clicking here.
For the full match preview of this game visit the Colorado Rapids' Official Match-Up Page featuring interactive projected lineups insider game notes head-to-head stats and the latest injury and suspension reports by clicking here!
GAME PROMOTIONS FOR WEDNESDAY'S HOME MATCH:
-Women's Soccer Celebration: Gates open at 4pm Wednesday so fans can arrive early to the stadium for a special women's professional match featuring the Colorado Force vs. WPS side NY/NJ Sky Blue which kicks off at 4:30pm; one ticket will get fans into both matches as part of the Rapids' annual Women's Soccer Celebration doubleheader. For full details on the women's match click here.
-River Runners Family Night Pack:The Rapids aregiving fans this fantastic chance to come to the stadium catch the game and get food and drinks for the whole family for an unbeatable price! It's the Rapids River Runners Family Night: get 4 tickets 4 hot dogs 4 sodas and a whitewater rafting trip all for only $69! Order your Family Night package for this game now by clicking here!
-Fado Lads Night Out: If you're looking for the ultimate night out with your buddies this is it! Meet your pals at Fado Irish Pub in Lodo partake in their traditional Irish fare put down a pint or two and then jump on the Rapids Party Bus for a free ride to and from Dick’s Sporting Goods Park! You don't have to be a lad to take advantage of this great deal....ladies are welcome also! This unbeatable package features 2 tickets to the game 2 free beers at Fado and the bus ride to and from the stadium all for only $39! Order your Fado Lads Night Out pack for this game by clicking here!
-Rapids Team Posters: The Rapids Academy will be offering fans the chance to obtain the 2009 version of the Colorado Rapids official team poster at this game! The poster is free with a donation of $5.00 or more to the Rapids Academy. Rapids Team Posters are ideal for collecting signatures of all the players on the roster! Look for members of the Rapids youth teams positioned around the concourse to get your official Rapids Team Poster at the game!
-All-Star Voting: Don't miss your chance to get an "I Voted" sticker when you vote for your favorite Rapids players to make the 2009 MLS All-Star Team at the game! Take the time to visit the Rapids' All-Star Voting booth on the concourse atop section 129 during the game on Saturday to vote for your Rapids to win!