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Casey, Palguta Lead Rapids Past Whitecaps, 2-1

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(credit: coloradorapids.com)

(credit: coloradorapids.com)

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Conor Casey scored in the 25th minute as the Colorado Rapids ended a four-game winless streak with a 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night.

Casey got his sixth goal in his last seven games, and Colorado (6-5-9) also had a score from Scott Palguta for the Rapids’ first multigoal game since May 25 at New York.

The Rapids, 1-2-2 over their last five games, are 3-2-5 at home.

Camilo scored the sixth of the year for Vancouver (2-10-8), losers of four consecutive games. The Whitecaps remained winless (0-8-3) on the road.

Vancouver was withouth midfielder Shea Salinas, who was serving a red card suspension.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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