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Vela, LAFC set offensive records in 3-1 win over Colorado

Oct. 6, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela hat a hat trick to break the MLS season goals record with 34 and help the Los Angeles FC beat the Colorado Rapids 3-1 on Sunday in the regular-season finale. Vela broke the mark of 31 set last year by Atlanta United's Josef Martinez. Los Angeles (21-4-9) set an MLS record for...

Decision Day _ and Golden Boot Day _ looms for MLS

Oct. 5, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

Major League Soccer is bracing for Sunday's annual Decision Day, the final day of the season when teams scramble — all at the same time — for playoff spots and position. This season's regular-season finale also could be called Golden Boot Sunday, as Carlos Vela and Zlatan Ibrahimovic vie for the...

Rapids keep hopes alive with 3-0 win over FC Dallas

Sep. 29, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Jack Price scored his first goal of the season, Tim Howard earned his fifth shutout in his last game and the Colorado Rapids kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 3-0 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday. Colorado (12-15-6) remained three points behind Dallas (12-12-9), which...

Colorado Rapids take down Sporting Kansas City 3-2

Sep. 21, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tommy Smith scored in the 85th minute and the Colorado Rapids secured a 3-2 victory over Sporting Kansas City Saturday. Gerso Fernandes notched the first goal for Sporting Kansas City (10-14-7) in the third minute on a shot 20 yards out from the edge of the box. Smith put Sporting...

Toronto FC beats Rapids 3-2, spoiling Fraser's homecoming

Sep. 15, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Osorio broke a tie in the 70th minute and Toronto FC beat Colorado 3-2 on Sunday to spoil Rapids coach Robin Fraser's homecoming. Fraser, a former Toronto assistant coach, had won three straight since taking charge of the Rapids (10-15-6) on Aug. 25. Tsubasa Endoh and Alejandro...

Colorado Rapids secure 2-1 win over LA Galaxy

Sep. 11, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Cole Bassett and Nicolás Mezquida scored six-minutes apart late in the second half and the Colorado Rapids beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-1 on Wednesday night. Bassett gave Colorado (10-14-6) a 1-0 lead in the 79th minute on a header 12 yards away from the right side of the...

Shinyashiki scores twice, Rapids beat Sounders 2-0

Sep. 7, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Andre Shinyashiki scored two goals, Clint Irwin had his first shutout since the 2017 season and the Colorado Rapids beat the Seattle Sounders 2-0 on Saturday night. Irwin finished with two save as the Rapids (9-14-6) outshot Seattle 24-5. Shinyashiki ripped a first-timer off the...

Jonathan Lewis scores twice, Rapids beat Red Bulls 2-0

Aug. 31, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Jonathan Lewis scored twice and the Colorado Rapids beat the New York Red Bulls 2-0 on Saturday night. Lewis opened the scoring for the Rapids (8-14-6) in the 14th minute. He took it from 30 yards out on the left wing and slotted it past goalkeeper Luis Robles into the right corner....

Rapids name Robin Fraser as head coach

Aug. 25, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Rapids have named former Major League Soccer player and longtime assistant Robin Fraser as their head coach. Fraser steps in for Conor Casey, who's been the interim coach since the team fired Anthony Hudson in May. Colorado is 7-14-6 and at the bottom of the Western...

Plata, Savarino score late to send RSL past Colorado

Aug. 25, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Joao Plata scored in extra time and Jefferson Savarino added another goal minutes later and Real Salt Lake beat Colorado 2-0 on Saturday night. Plata, who registered his first goal of the season, scored on a penalty kick in the 96th minute following a handball in the penalty area by...