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colorado rapids losing streak
Matt Pollard, Editor - May 31, 2023

PODCAST – This week on Holding The High Line, Matt Pollard and Mark Goodman discuss the Colorado Rapids losing streak, which is up to five. We break down what went wrong in the Open Cup and on Saturday against FC Cincinnati. We have audio from Dom Badji’s postgame interview. Then we look ahead to a […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - May 6, 2023

PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans. This week on Holding The High Line, the Pids actually won an Open Cup game! Rabbi and Red banter about Ted Lasso (skip to 18:40 to avoid spoilers) and break down the Danny Leyva loan from all angles. We then look at four games total, analyzing the win against […]

Riqui Puig Can Make All the Difference for an LA Galaxy Team Dependent on His Creativity. He Returns to the Lineup for the Galaxy’s Home Game Against Colorado Rapids on May 6, 2023. (Photo Credit: LA Galaxy)
Rob Jalón - May 5, 2023

Those watching this weekend’s LA Galaxy vs. Colorado Rapids match must be gluttons for punishment or hardcore fans of either club. The Galaxy finds itself in 13th place with six points in the Western Conference after a humbling 2-0 away defeat to Orlando City in their last match. They struggled to create chances without club […]

MLS: Colorado Rapids at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on April 29, 2023
Felipe Vallejo - Apr 30, 2023

ANALYSIS- The Vancouver Whitecaps continued their unbeaten streak to seven matches in MLS, but could only muster a draw in Saturday’s frustrating match against Colorado. Meanwhile, the Rapids continue their unbeaten run to six with this valuable away point. With no goals but plenty of action, here are LWOS’ three takeaways from the Whitecaps vs Rapids. […]

Vancouver Whitecaps vs Colorado Rapids
Matt Pollard, Editor - Apr 29, 2023

PREVIEW – Vancouver Whitecaps FC host Colorado Rapids at BC Place this weekend in the first matchups between the teams this year. The Caps are coming off a bye week, having lost in Champions League to LAFC. The Rapids won the Platte River Derby in the U.S. Open Cup on the weekend but their league […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Apr 26, 2023

PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans. This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red review a frustrating draw with St. Louis CITY. We discuss transfer deadline day and what the Rapids could be up to for the summer. Then we look ahead to a Double Game Week, including the first ever South Platte […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Apr 21, 2023

Hello Colorado Rapids fans. This week on HTHL, the guys banter about not caring about USA vs. Mexico. We recap a fourth positive result for the Pids and look ahead to a first ever meeting with St. Louis CITY on Saturday. The guys comprehensively discuss the changes to the front office over the last week. […]

MLS: FC Cincinnati at St. Louis City SC as Rasmus Alm Reacts to a Goal Scored at CITYPARK
Martin Bihl - Apr 20, 2023

The Cardinals and the Rockies. The Blues and the Avalanche. The Hawks and the Nu… no, wait, they never crossed paths. Whatever. On Saturday, fans get to see this particular rivalry played out on Colorado’s mountain green. How will it go? Let’s fire up the magic eight ball and find out… Will St. Louis Beat […]

Colorado Rapids Charlotte Preview
Matt Pollard, Editor - Apr 15, 2023

PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans. This week on HTHL, we open discussing Mallory Swanson’s injury. Then we discuss the Rapids getting a road win in (Burgundy and) Blue Hell. The guys discuss the implications of an Andreas Maxsø injury would mean. Then we talk Rapids getting matched up with Northern Colorado Hailstorm in the […]

Colorado Rapids winless
Matt Pollard, Editor - Apr 5, 2023

PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans. This week on HTHL, we banter about Kremmling, CO and the future of Burgundy Wave. The boys recap a positive(?) 0-0 draw against LAFC. Then we look ahead to Sporting KC on Saturday. Also there’s an all-Colorado matchup in the U.S. Open Cup this week. Holding The High Line: […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Mar 22, 2023

PODCAST – Hello Rapids fans. Well this sucks. Holding The High Line recaps a bad game against Minnesota United, the Jack Price injury, and what it all means. We banter about Micheal Azira, Arsenal to the MLS ASG, and more. Also we preview the upcoming loss to Austin FC. Red had a sour throat and […]

LA Galaxy Goalie Jonathan Bond was forced into action early and often in the Galaxy's draw against SKC. (Photo Credit: Los Angeles Galaxy)
Rob Jalón - Mar 13, 2023

Kansas City, Kansas – The Los Angeles Galaxy scraped out a gutsy, but nervy scoreless draw away at Sporting KC Saturday night. Their defense was tested early and often, like in the away loss in Dallas. But unlike that night, they did not bend, even though SKC put 30 shots on Galaxy Goalkeeper Jonathan Bond’s […]

USMNT and LA Galaxy Defender Jalen Neal is making it hard for Coach Greg Vanney not to start him. (Photo Credit: LA Galaxy)
Rob Jalón - Mar 10, 2023

After their 2023 MLS season started a week late, the Los Angeles Galaxy might still be catching up. They opened their campaign with a dismal 3-1 away loss to bogey team, FC Dallas. LA’s defense looked suspect by conceding three goals in 20+ minutes. Meanwhile, lack of width meant the galactic attack generated little to […]

Darren Yapi
Matt Pollard, Editor - Mar 9, 2023

PODCAST – Hello Rapids fans. This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red banter about CCL, including the Doop Doggo and an own golazo. We review a frustrating scoreless draw against Sporting KC, what is says about the team, and disgusting return of the P word to DSGP. Should Darren Yapi have been […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Mar 3, 2023

PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids fans. This week on Holding The High Line, MLS is back. Rabbi and Red banter about MLS Season Pass’ opening weekend on Apple TV. We recap a disappointing 4-0 loss at Seattle Sounders. Then we discuss the Diego Rubio knee injury and preview Sporting KC in the home opener on […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Feb 28, 2023

EDITORIAL – The first week of the 2023 MLS season is over with Portland Timbers winning last night. That game was rescheduled due to inclement weather in Portland over the weekend. It was a fittingly chaotic weekend in Major League Soccer. Let’s take a look at what results surprised most and who made a statement. […]

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The LA Galaxy Fire Chris Klein After the Worst Start in Club History. (Photo Credit: LA Galaxy)
Rob Jalón - Feb 28, 2023

Los Angeles – After a disastrous 11-year tenure that includes missing the postseason in four of the last six years, a last-placed finish in 2017, league-imposed fines and sanctions, and fan protests, Los Angeles Galaxy supporters can finally rejoice after the Galaxy announced on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, that they’d terminated their embattled president. The […]

MLS: Toronto FC at Chicago Fire in the Toronto FC vs Chicago Fire FC Game

Toronto FC vs Chicago Fire FC will be the first meeting this year between the two teams. This is an important game for both teams as they have the same number of points, however Chicago does have a game in hand over Toronto. Toronto FC vs Chicago Fire FC Predictions at BMO Field Toronto FC […]

MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps FC at St. Louis City SC as Whitecaps Woes on the Road Continues
Felipe Vallejo - Feb 28, 2023

ANALYSIS – The Vancouver Whitecaps were fruitless once again on the road, just like in the game against FC Dallas, they succumbed to another away defeat, this time at the hands of St. Louis CITY SC. This defeat marks their third away defeat in the MLS and makes it three points from a possible 18 on […]

LA Galaxy Captain Javier “Chicharito” Hernández Has Only One Goal in MLS Play This Season. (Photo Credit: LA Galaxy)
Rob Jalón - Feb 28, 2023

Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Galaxy continues to do their best Dwayne Johnson impersonation by reaching new lows in hitting rock bottom. Their 1-0 home loss to Charlotte FC on Saturday, May 27, 2023, piled more MLS misery on LA and proved rock bottom is a moving line in the sand for this team. […]

Los Angeles Galaxy Winger Tyler Boyd has often been the offensive spark the Galaxy has needed this season. He celebrates his goal against LAFC on May 23, 2023. (Photo Credit: LA Galaxy)
Rob Jalón - Feb 28, 2023

To say the Los Angeles Galaxy seeks consistency is to call the Pacific a lake. They’ll hope to turn their 2-0 midweek win over baby LAFC in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 on Tuesday, May 23, into a veritable winning streak. But the Galaxy will have Charlotte FC in their way as the […]

MLS: Toronto FC at D.C. United With TFC Drama

Toronto FC has not had much success recently as a result, some TFC drama is happening. As the games become more important the later the season continues, it is vital for TFC to ignore the drama and get ready for an important road game against D.C. United. Both teams being eliminated from the Canadian Championship […]

Revs look to recover from three losses on the spin
Jamie Rooke - Feb 28, 2023

The New England Revolution have hit something of a bump in the road with three losses on the spin. Both league play and cup action has fallen by the wayside, the trio of defeats coming all away from home. Next up is the visit of the Chicago Fire to Gillette Stadium… Three Losses on the […]

MLS: Canadian Championship Semifinal-Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Pacific FC at the CanChamp Final
Felipe Vallejo - Feb 28, 2023

ANALYSIS – The Vancouver Whitecaps reached their second consecutive Canadian Championship final on Wednesday night at Starlight Stadium, as they brushed past Canadian Premier League side Pacific FC with a 3-0 victory. The victory was dampened, however, after a brutal tackle on Canadian starlet, Ali Ahmed resulted in over 17 minutes of stoppages as he was […]