Colorado Rapids vs. San Jose Earthquakes - Man Of The Match Vote

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Colorado did plenty of things right in that 2-1 loss to San Jose, but who was your Man of the Match?

We can't rave enough about how good the Rapids looked despite being down a man yesterday. There were plenty of great performances all around, but who was the Man of the Match? Vote below on who you think it was, I had these two candidates in mind:

Nathan Sturgis - Not only did Sturgis score a goal, but was once again superb while partnering up with Hendry Thomas. Oscar Pareja may have some selection headaches when all of his players are 100%, because breaking up that duo to get both Dillon Powers and Martin Rivero on the field may be ill-advised with how well they're playing. (Indeed, Hendry would probably be on this list, but he isn't the one with the goal on the stat sheet.)

Brian Mullan - Though I would rather have seen Marvell Wynne out on the wing and perhaps German Mera in the middle, I certainly can't fault Mullan for the performance he put on out there. He was very good at swiping away possession on the right side, made great runs forward and put in a great cross for the only goal of the game. It's just a shame that that came at the expense of Wynne giving up two softies in the middle.

So, who was your MoM? One of those guys? Someone else? Indeed, I had a few other names in mind who didn't make it only because I feel they didn't play great first halves but dominated in the second half. (Edson Buddle and Chris Klute come to mind.)

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