2008 Colorado Rapids season

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Colorado Rapids
2008 season
Owner United States Stan Kroenke
Coach England Gary Smith
Major League Soccer 4th in Western Conference
9th Overall
MLS Cup Playoffs Did Not Qualify
U.S. Open Cup Did Not Qualify
Rocky Mountain Cup Lost
Average home league attendance 13,659
Home colors
Away colors
Third colors

The 2008 Colorado Rapids season was the thirteenth season of the team's existence. Colorado began their season with 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy and ended a 1-1 draw against Real Salt Lake. They finished 4th in the Western Conference and 9th overall, 1 point behind the New York Red Bulls for the final Wild Card Playoff spot. In the US Open Cup Qualifying, Colorado defeated the Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 before losing in Kansas City in a penalty shootout.

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Ground H A A H A H A H H H A A H A H A A H H H A A A H H A H A A H
Result W L W L L W L W L W L L D L W D D L L W L L W W D W L L W D

Source: Colorado Rapids
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: T = Tie; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Friendly[edit]

MLS[edit]

Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Qualifying[edit]

Standings[edit]

Conference

Western Conference
Pos Club Pts GP W L T GF GA GD
1 Houston Dynamo 51 30 13 5 12 45 32 +13
2 Chivas USA 43 30 12 11 7 40 41 –1
3 Real Salt Lake 40 30 10 10 10 40 39 +1
4 Colorado Rapids 38 30 11 14 5 44 45 –1
5 FC Dallas 36 30 8 10 12 45 41 +4
6 LA Galaxy 33 30 8 13 9 55 62 –7
7 San Jose Earthquakes 33 30 8 13 9 32 38 –6
2008 MLS Cup Playoffs
2008 MLS Cup Playoffs (Wild Card)


Overall

Pos
Team
Pts
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Columbus Crew (SS) (E1) 57 30 17 7 6 50 36 +14 2009–10 CONCACAF Champions League Group Stage 2
2 Houston Dynamo (W1) 51 30 13 5 12 45 32 +13
3 Chicago Fire 46 30 13 10 7 44 33 +11 2009 North American SuperLiga 4
4 New England Revolution 43 30 12 11 7 40 43 −3
5 Chivas USA 43 30 12 11 7 40 41 −1
6 Kansas City Wizards 42 30 11 10 9 37 39 −2
7 Real Salt Lake 40 30 10 10 10 40 39 +1 2008 MLS Cup Playoffs
8 New York Red Bulls 39 30 10 11 9 42 48 −6 2009–10 CONCACAF Champions League Preliminary Round 3
9 Colorado Rapids 38 30 11 14 5 44 45 −1
10 D.C. United 37 30 11 15 4 43 51 −8 2009–10 CONCACAF Champions League Preliminary Round 3
11 FC Dallas 36 30 8 10 12 45 41 +4
12 Toronto FC 35 30 9 13 8 34 43 −9
13 LA Galaxy 33 30 8 13 9 55 62 −7
14 San Jose Earthquakes 33 30 8 13 9 32 38 −6
  • ^Note 1 - Toronto FC cannot qualify for the U.S. Open Cup, as it is a Canadian-based team.
    If they had qualified for an automatic berth into the U.S. Open Cup, the next highest placed team not already qualified would have qualified.


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