While goals haven't been easy to come by, things are starting to come together for the Colorado Rapids.
Looking to continue their stellar defensive play, the visiting Rapids try for a fourth consecutive win over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night.
Colorado (3-4-3) allowed seven goals in opening 0-3-2 but has since surrendered two during a 3-1-1 run. The Rapids posted their third clean sheet over that stretch last Saturday with a 1-0 win over Toronto FC.
Edson Buddle, who came on as a halftime substitute after sitting out back-to-back contests with knee troubles, provided the offense with his first goal in the 86th minute. While they have proven plenty stringy of late, the Rapids are averaging just 0.80 goals - 15th in the league.
"It's going to come. I think we know that," Buddle told the league's official website. "The good thing is that we are getting chances. It would be a bad thing if we weren't getting any chances. We have good players that find themselves in dangerous pos...