After a 1-1 draw against the defending Supporters' Shield champions, the Colorado Rapids are returning to Dick's Sporting Goods Park to take on the Portland Timbers on Saturday March 22nd. Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Head Coach Pablo Mastroeni was pleased with his team's first effort. Powered by strong play from rookie Goalkeeper John Berner and a clinical PK finish from Forward Vicente Sanchez, the Rapids came from behind to earn a draw against the New York Red Bulls on the road. If you missed any of the action, we have full highlights
as well as an infographic recap
of the match on ColoradoRapids.com.
The Timbers will come to DSGP on the heels of a draw with the Chicago Fire. The team is led by newcomer Gastón Fernández who has managed late game heroics and forced draws in both of the Timbers matches thus far.
We cannot wait to kickoff the match and we're sure you're raring to get the first home match under your belt as well! Continue reading to learn all you need to know before Saturday.