The Colorado Rapids host the San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday in a MLS Western Conference fixture. Colorado is 10th in the conference table at 9-9-12 on 36 points with a goal difference of -10. Colorado took all three points at home on Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Vancouver. Gyasi Zardes opened the scoring for Colorado, followed by Diego Rubio and Jonathan Lewis rounded out the scoring.
Colorado is unbeaten in each of its last six matches at home with three victories and three draws. Colorado has lost just two of its last 31 matches at home during the regular season with 17 wins and 12 draws. Diego Rubio is the leading goal scorer for Colorado with 13, while Gyasi Zardes has scored 10. Rubio is the leader in assists with six, while Michael Barrios has five.
The San Jose Earthquakes are 14th or last in the conference table 7-9-13 on 30 points with a goal difference of -17. San Jose was embarrassed on the road last Saturday when falling to FC Cincinnati 6-0. San Jose is winless in five of its last seven MLS fixtures. San Jose is last in the Western Conference table tied on points with Houston but behind in goal difference.
San Jose's loss to Cincinnati by six goals, equals its largest in club history following its 7-1 set back in September of 2020 to the Seattle Sounders. Jeremy Ebobisse is the leading goal scorer for San Jose with 15, while Cristian Espinosa has scored six and Benjamin Kikanovic has scored five. Espinoza is the leader in assists with 10, while Jamiro Monteiro has six.