Chivas USA (3-5-0) fell 4-0 to the Colorado Rapids (4-4-0), Saturday evening before a crowd of 10,969 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City. The four goals for the hom
As pointed out by Chivas USA coaches and players, the score isn’t indicative of how close the match really was. The Goats possessed the ball 53.4% over the Rapids 46.6%, and statistically had a clear advantage over their opponent for a better part of the match with 18 attempts on goal.
Tony Cascio’s 50th minute slice shot off a corner kick from Martin Romero, would open up the scoreboard for the Rapids, as they would take a 1-0 advantage.
The match would remain close from there until the 82nd minute when Kamani Hill would score the first of his two goals for the match. Hill received a left to right cross pass inside the 18-box from Omar Cummins whom appeared to be offside when he received a pass from Tony Cascio, setting the score at 2-0.
Just two minutes after, Goats’ defender, Ante Jazic would get called for a questionable take down on Jeff Larentowicz inside the 18-box, that would result in a PK in favor of the home team that Larentowicz would cash in for the 3-0.The final score of the match would arrive in the third minute of s toppage time, as Hill would shoot it in after two consecutive blocked shots by the Rojiblancos defense for the match’s final 4-0.