The New York Red Bulls play their home opener Sunday vs. the Colorado Rapids (4 p.m. ET/ ESPN, ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes). New York already finds itself in an uncomfortable 0-2 hole following a pair of season-opening losses on the road. The Rapids are 2-0 on the young season.
"We have to make it right," said midfielder Teemu Tanio. "
The Red Bulls hope to get a boost from midfielder Rafa Marquez, who will be available for selection for the first time this season. Marquez began the season serving a two-game suspension for his role in a post-match altercation following the Red Bulls' 1-0 loss to the LA Galaxy in the Western Conference semifinals last season.
NOTES: Red Bull striker Juan Agudelo suffered a knee injury while playing for the U.S team in the CONCACAF men's Olympic qualifying tournament. Agudelo has a torn meniscus and it is not yet known whether the injury will require surgery.