The Colorado Rapids are still looking for their first win (and first goal for that matter) as the Rocky Mountain club will play host to New England Revolution on Saturday Evening. The Rapids have started the season with three consecutive 0-0 draws in which the team have looked impressive defensively, but not without obvious struggles in the attacking third of the field.
Colorado (0-0-3, 3 points) return to the friendly confines of Dick's Sporting Goods Park after a 0-0 draw in Houston on the weekend. Once again, finishing proved to be a major issue, but the team held firm defensively to preserve the clean sheet and the Rapids were able to leave Houston with a share of the spoils.
New England (1-2-1, 4 points) are coming off a 2-1 win over San Jose Earthquakes at a cold and snowy Gillette Stadium. A pair of first-half goals from Kelyn Rowe helped the Revs earn their first win of the campaign. The 2014 MLS Cup Finalists had struggled in their first 3 games, losing twice.
Pablo Mastroeni has stressed patience and despite not scoring in their first three games, the Rapids have been able to earn three points to start the campaign. Pablo's defensive tactics are working so far, but the goals will need to come. The pressure is on attacking players such as Gaby Torres and Dominique Badji to find the scoresheet and lead the Rapids to their first win of 2015.