Gamethread: Colorado Rapids Vs. Chivas USA, 8/18/12

It is almost time for the latest Chivas USA game! The Goats are in Colorado and are set to take on the Colorado Rapids (6 pm PDT, KDOC/KWHY). Both teams are coming off losses and desperately looking to get three points tonight. Who will emerge victorious? Or will this one end in a draw? We'll find out shortly!

If you missed it, check out the match preview from earlier today, as well as my dose of optimism heading into the match. Can Chivas continue their streak of winning after losing badly? For the sake of Chivatown, let's hope so.

I'll be providing my regular commentary and basic play-by-play in the comments section below. Be sure to add your own analysis as well!

On with the lineups:

Chivas USA starting XI: Dan Kennedy, Jorge Villafana, John Valencia, Danny Califf, James Riley; Ben Zemanski, Oswaldo Minda, Shalrie Joseph, Juan Agudelo; Alejandro Moreno, Casey Townsend

Chivas bench: Tim Melia, Bobby Burling, Ante Jazic, Nick LaBrocca, Laurent Courtois, Tristan Bowen, Juan Pablo Angel

Colorado Rapids starting XI: Matt Pickens; Hunter Freeman, Marvell Wynne, Drew Moor, Luis Zapata; Jeff Larentowicz, Joseph Nane, Brian Mullan, Martin Rivero, Tony Cascio; Omar Cummings

Colorado bench: Steward Ceus, Tyson Wahl, Conor Casey, Wells Thompson, Andre Akpan, Jamie Smith, Tyrone Marshall

Arriba las Chivas!

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