Colorado 2-0 LA Galaxy: Rapids blank visitors on road to victory

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On Sunday, LA Galaxy suffer an away defeat to Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. After today’s result, COLO are in 11th place in the table and have 24 points while Galaxy sit in 7th with 27 points after 29 matches.

COLO started the match well, when Rubio gave COLO the lead, 20 minutes in. They then managed to see out the first half 1-0.

COLO continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Zardes, 75 minutes in. The match ended with a 2-0 win for COLO.

Substitutions for COLO included Warner, Nicholson, Max, Moor and Darren Yapi for Priso-Mbongue, Barrios, Jonathan Lewis, Zardes and Rubio, repectively. Galaxy brought on Grandsir, Costa, Aguirre, Víctor Vázquez and Leerdam, to replace Cabral, Edwards, Klještan, Alvarez and Chase Gasper.

There were bookings for Wilson and Warner from COLO, and Raveloson, Araujo, Nick Depuy and Chase Gasper, for Galaxy.

Technical card:
Colorado Rapids:Yarbrough, Wilson, Abubakar, Lucas Esteves, Rosenberry, Priso-Mbongue (Warner, min.46), Acosta, Rubio (Darren Yapi, min.85), Jonathan Lewis (Max, min.80), Barrios (Nicholson, min.62) and Zardes (Moor, min.85)
LA Galaxy:Bond, Williams, Nick Depuy, Chase Gasper (Leerdam, min.80), Araujo, Klještan (Aguirre, min.46), Raveloson, Edwards (Costa, min.46), Alvarez (Víctor Vázquez, min.63), Joveljic and Cabral (Grandsir, min.46)
Stadium:Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
Goals:Rubio (1-0, min. 20) and Zardes (2-0, min. 75)