|Colorado Rapids (4-4-2): Pickens; Freeman, Moor, Wynne, Wahl; Castrillon, Rivero, Larentowicz, Mullan; Cummings, Edu.
OUT: DF Anthony Wallace (L Achilles tear); MF Pablo Mastroeni (headaches)
QUESTIONABLE: FW Conor Casey (L hamstring tightness); FW Edu (R foot contusion)
PROBABLE: MF Jamie Smith (R ACL tear); FW Omar Cummings (L ankle sprain)
|Seattle Sounders FC (4-4-2): Gspurning; Johansson, Parke, Hurtado, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Evans, Fernandez; Montero, Johnson.
OUT: FW Babayele Sodade (R knee ACL tear); FW David Estrada (L foot fracture)
QUESTIONABLE: GK Michael Gspurning (R hip strain); MF Alex Caskey (hamstring strain); GK Andrew Weber (R adductor strain)
PROBABLE: MF Steve Zakuani (R leg fracture); MF Cordell Cato (L knee MCL sprain)
- Colorado, sixth in the West, has played one more game and has nine fewer points than Seattle, which is fourth in the West.
- Eddie Johnson forced the winning goal in the MLS All-Star Game against Chelsea, clipping a shot off the heel of David Luiz in stoppage time to complete the 3-2 scoreline. The 28-year-old has nine goals in all competitions this season.
- Colorado played a midweek friendly against Swansea City, winning 2-1 thanks to early goals from Andre Akpan and Kamini Hill.
- Matt Pickens has the most blocks (78) in the league. The goalkeeper signed a new contract with the Rapids this week.
- Seattle is unbeaten in six games (three wins, three draws) across all competitions. Colorado hasn't won in five.
- Colorado Rapids
- Seattle Sounders FC