2019-06-28-COL-LAFC

Colorado Rapids vs. Los Angeles Football Club | 2019 MLS Match Preview

2019 MLS Regular Season — Week 17
Colorado Rapids vs. LAFC
 Dick's Sporting Goods Park — Commerce City
June 28 — 10:00 PM ET

TV: UniMás

STREAMING: Twitter, MLS LIVE on DAZN in Canada

The Colorado Rapids aim to extend an unbeaten run to seven games when they host Supporters' Shield-leading LAFC Friday night at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. 

The Rapids (4-9-4) raced out to an early two-goal lead, but settled for a 2-2 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps Saturday night at BC Place. Diego Rubio opened the scoring in the 8th minute and Andre Shinyashiki doubled that advantage in the 20th minute. Fredy Montero cut the Whitecaps' deficit in half from the penalty spot and Yordy Reyna leveled late with a free kick. 

LAFC (11-1-4) return from the Gold Cup break after defeating the San Jose Earthquakes, 3-1, in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16. After falling behind early on a Vako goal, Diego Rossi leveled in the 35th minute and Adama Diomande and Carlos Vela scored in the second half to lead LAFC into the quarterfinals.

Colorado Rapids

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Kortne Ford (D) - knee surgery
    • OUT: Deklan Wynne (D) - foot injury
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution: Diego Rubio (F), Kellyn Acosta (M)
  • International duty: Jonathan Lewis (M)

Los Angeles Football Club

Project Starting XI
  • Injury Report:
    • OUT: Danilo Silva (D) - left hamstring strain
    • OUT: Javier Perez (M) - left ACL tear
    • QUESTIONABLE: Alejandro Guido (M) - right quad strain
  • Suspended: None
  • Suspended after next caution:  Walker Zimmerman (D), Eduard Atuesta (M)
  • International duty:  Tyler Miller (GK), Walker Zimmerman (D), Mark-Anthony Kaye (M), Peter Lee-Vassell (M)

Series Matchup at Rapids

  • Rapids: 0 wins, 0 goals
  • LAFC: 1 win, 3 goals
  • 0 draws

Officials

  • Referee: Dave Gantar
  • Assistant Referees: Philippe Briere, Chris Wattam
  • 4th Official: Alejandro Mariscal
  • VAR: Jose Carlos Rivero

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