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COLO 3 – Austin 0: Los Verdes blown away at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park

Photo Credit: AP

Colorado Rapids beat Austin with a thumping 3-0 victory on Thursday at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. After today’s result, COLO are currently 3rd with 48 points from 37 matches, while Austin sit in 13th, with 22 points from 37.

COLO scored first, with Jonathan Lewis opening the rout, 45 minutes in. However they weren’t finished yet and Mezquida made it 2-0 just before half-time and seeing the first half out 2-0.

COLO continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with Trusty finding the net, at 59 minutes. When the final wisthle blew, the result was 3-0 to COLO.

For COLO, Moor, Kellyn Acosta, Rubio, Namli and Shinyashiki, came on for Abubakar, Price, Jonathan Lewis, Beitashour and Mezquida. Austin brought on Domínguez, Cascante, Redes, Sebastian Berhalter and Stanley, to replace Manny Perez, Romaña, Gaines, Pochettino and Jiménez.

There were bookings for Warner from COLO, and Gaines, Nick Lima, Stroud and Domínguez, for Austin.

Technical card:
Colorado Rapids: Yarbrough, Abubakar (Moor, min.67), Rosenberry, Trusty, Beitashour (Namli, min.75), Lucas Esteves, Price (Kellyn Acosta, min.67), Mezquida (Shinyashiki, min.83), Bassett, Warner and Jonathan Lewis (Rubio, min.75)
Austin: Tarbell, Jiménez (Stanley, min.78), Romaña (Cascante, min.57), Nick Lima, Manny Perez (Domínguez, min.46), Ring, Pochettino (Sebastian Berhalter, min.68), Pereira, Stroud, Gaines (Redes, min.67) and Gallagher
Stadium: Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
Goals: Jonathan Lewis (1-0, min. 45), Mezquida (2-0, min. 47) and Trusty (3-0, min. 59)

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