Smith had 11 clearances, three interceptions and five recoveries while Howard recorded a clean sheet and 10 saves to give the Rapids three points on the road.
The Rapids return to play this Wednesday, July 4 against Seattle Sounders FC with kickoff slated at 7:00 PM. (TICKETS)
Team of the Week: Diomande (LAFC), Ibrahimovic (LA), Katai (CHI), Almiron (ATL), Valeri (POR), Sosa (CLB), Mabiala (POR), Hedges (DAL), Smith (COL), Camacho (MTL), Robles (RBNY)
Coach: Remi Garde (MTL)
Bench: Howard (COL), Lawrence (RBNY), McCarty (CHI), Lodeiro (SEA), Penilla (NE), Blessing (LAFC), Wondolowski (SJ)
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The Team of the Week presented by Audi is voted on by the MLSsoccer.com editorial staff.