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Despite contributions from a few of the Rapids' new faces, the most famous one -- goaltender Tim Howard -- was the difference-maker in Saturday's home opener.
Niki Jackson made MLS history in his debut, but the Colorado Rapids were defeated by the New England Revolution.
"He’s a fighter, doesn’t quit and doesn’t make excuses," Rapids head coach Pablo Mastroeni said about his rookie defender.
Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard remained mum on his MLS suspension and the events leading up to it, until now. But was he the one in the wrong?
"The fact that we haven't played in three weeks, four weeks, affects your game sharpness," Mastroeni said.
"It felt great because the fans were so nice," Adjei-Boateng said. "[I] also feel very frustrated because we didn’t win the game."