After the three Group Stage games, the Colorado Rapids found themselves out of the MLS is Back Tournament and heading home with a single point from a draw with Minnesota United FC. It was far from Colorado’s best effort, but with rumors of the season resuming in August, Robin Fraser and company are shifting their focus towards building upon what they’ve done well.
Reporting w/ @jeffrueter: MLS has a tentative plan in place to resume play following the Orlando tournament.— Sam Stejskal (@samstejskal) July 24, 2020
☑️Restart on Aug. 22nd
☑️18 regular season games
☑️9 teams from each conference in playoffs, which begin on Nov. 20th
☑️MLS Cup on Dec. 12th https://t.co/N8nIcsCLgm
Unfortunately for us, that means there isn’t much going on publicly with the Rapids until the season resumes, so if you’re missing the Burgundy Boys, catch up on Elevate in the meantime.
The third season begins at the end of 2019 after Robin Fraser has taken over and follows the club at training camp in Southern California.
Focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic, this episode shows how players and coaches reacted and how they spent their time in quarantine. This episode also covers the protests and getting back to training camp as they prepared for the MLS is Back Tournament.
This episode includes more training in Colorado and clips from interviews with Robin Fraser, Drew Moor, and Captain Jack Price.
It’s finally time to head out for Orlando... and they get delayed due to COVID-19 protocols. Once arriving in Florida, they start training in the heat and humidity and newcomer Braian Galvan arrives.
Episode 5 features the disappointing RSL match and how the guys recovered over the next couple of days.
The most recent episode wraps up the tournament and what they learned from the experience.