Colorado Rapids (4-2-3-1): Pickens; Freeman, Wynne, Moor, Zapata; Larentowicz, Nane; Mullan, Rivero, Cascio; Cummings.
OUT: DF Anthony Wallace (L Achilles tear); MF Pablo Mastroeni (headaches)
QUESTIONABLE: FW Edu (R foot contusion); FW Conor Casey (R hamstring tightness); DF Tyrone Marshall (R calf tightness); FW Kamani Hill (L quad strain)
Chivas USA (4-2-3-1): Kennedy; Riley, Valencia, Califf, Jazic; Joseph, Minda; Bolanos, Labrocca, Agudelo; Angel.
OUT: MF Marvin Iraheta (L knee ACL)
QUESTIONABLE: MF Peter Vagenas (R hamstring strain); MF Ryan Smith (R hamstring strain)
Chivas USA and Colorado are seventh and eighth, respectively, in the Western Conference. The Goats have three games in hand.
- Chivas has the best away record in the league at 4-2-3 (.611) and the joint-worst home record at 3-3-2 (.333).
- Matt Pickens leads the league in both saves (82) and losses (15). Dan Kennedy is third in MLS with 75 blocks.
- Brian Mullan has racked up seven assists in 2012, a personal high since 2004 and two off his single-season best.
- Jamie Castrillon is suspended for this match.