Former Colorado Rapids captain Pablo Mastroeni will take over as the team’s head coach.
Vicente Sanchez is quickly making a good impression with his new club. Sanchez scored a goal and knocked another in off an opposing player and the Colorado Rapids rallied for a 2-1 win over FC Dallas
Edson Buddle scored in the 75th minute and the Colorado Rapids beat the short-handed Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 on Saturday night.
Trailing by a goal at halftime, Oscar Pareja made a request of his team. “We were behind by a goal and hadn’t played badly,” the Colorado Rapids coach said. “We needed to take more control of the tempo.”
Blas Perez and his FC Dallas teammates didn’t get discouraged when they fell behind twice in the second half. Instead, they responded in kind.
A defensive approach is beginning to pay dividends for the Colorado Rapids. The blueprint was in play in a 2-0 win over Chivas USA on Saturday night.
With the Colorado Rapids struggled to score goals this season, Edson Buddle gave them the boost they’ve been looking for against Toronto FC.
Jackson scored the only goal in the 11th minute off a fortunate bounce and FC Dallas held on to beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 in the teams’ season-opener Saturday night.
With Conor Casey nursing an injury and Omar Cummings off serving with the Jamaica national team, the struggling Colorado Rapids needed some offense. Andre Akpan and Tony Cascio, two of their younger players, provided all they needed.
Kosuke Kimura saw Drew Moor standing mere steps outside the crease and reacted in kind. The Colorado defender put the cross on goal where Moor had a chance to get to the ball.