The Colorado Rapids are in the Sunflower State today as they look to play spoiler to Sporting Kansas City. The match-up always has the feel of a rivalry, but this game is important as both teams want a chance at the playoffs. Sporting KC has 37 points, while the Rapids have 36 points and with three games left in the regular season, the scenario for both teams is about the same—get a little help from the soccer gods.
For the Rapids, snagging three points in Kansas City is not an impossible feat. Although the Rapids are just 5-20-9 at Children’s Mercy Park, Colorado have been able to earn points there in recent history.