OUT: Jeff Stewart (R knee); Zizi Roberts (R knee); John Spencer (L hamstring strain); Darryl Powell (L hamstring Strain); Michael Erush (skull fracture/concussion) ... NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION -- OUT: DF Carlos Llamosa (L knee sprain); FW Joe-Max Moore (R knee sprain); DF Rusty Pierce (R quadriceps contusion)
INTERNATIONAL ABSENCES: none
YELLOW PERIL: none
ALL-TIME (21 meetings): Rapids 11 wins (1 shootout), 41 goals ... Revolution 8 wins (2 shootout), 31 goals ... 2 draws
The Colorado Rapids went down to defeat for the first time this season despite playing with a man-advantage for more than a half, falling 2-0 to the Kansas City Wizards at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday. The Rapids are tied for fourth place in the Western Conference with five points from four matches, three points behind co-leaders Los Angeles Galaxy and Dallas Burn.
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION
The New England Revolution overcame a makeshift back line against the top-scoring attack in Major League Soccer this season, defeating the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-1 for their first win of 2004. The Revs moved into fourth place in the Eastern Conference with the win, four points behind the pace-setting Chicago Fire.