Nicolas Mezquida - Colorado Rapids - preseason - Ventura County Fusion
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Colorado Rapids 5, Ventura County Fusion 0 | 2019 Preseason Match Recap

The Colorado Rapids crushed USL League Two side Ventura County Fusion 5-0 on Saturday afternoon in Chula Vista, Calif. as part of MLS Preseason presented by Advocare.

Newcomers Nicolas Mezquida and Diego Rubio each scored a brace, with 2019 MLS SuperDraft pick Andre Shinyashiki adding the capper in the second half for the MLS outfit.

The Rapids will next be in action on Tuesday against fellow MLS side Toronto FC, again in Chula Vista.


  • COL - Nicolas Mezquida 1'
  • COL - Diego Rubio 8'
  • COL - Diego Rubio (Benny Feilhaber) 8'
  • COL - Nicolas Mezquida 23'
  • COL - Andre Shinyashiki 51'

Colorado Rapids lineup (1st half): #1 Tim Howard -- #2 Keegan Rosenberry, #5 Tommy Smith, #44 Axel Sjoberg, #17 Dillon Serna -- #20 Nicolas Mezquida, #19 Jack Price, #10 Kellyn Acosta, #6 Benny Feilhaber -- #7 Diego Rubio, #99 Andre Shinyashiki

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