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Rapids beat Swansea City, 2-1

10:26 PM, Jul 24, 2012   |    comments
COMMERCE CITY, CO - JULY 24: Andre Akpan #19 of the Colorado Rapids controls the ball before taking a shot on goal as Ashley Williams #6 of Swansea City defends during the first half at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 24, 2012 in Commerce City, Colorado. The Rapids defeated the Swans 2-1. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
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Akpan who has started one game for the Rapids, took a cross from Luis Zapata and buried a header into the right corner of the goal. Akpan last scored on April 30, 2011. 

Kamani Hill added a goal in the in the 15th minute for the Rapids, who are 7-13-1 in MLS this season. 

Jonathan De Guzman scored on a free kick from 25 yards out in the 79th minute for Swansea City, a team from Wales that plays in the English Premier League. The team managed only two shots on goal. 

The Swans had one legitimate scoring chance in the first half. Daniel Graham took a cross from Nathan Dyer and sent a header over the crossbar in the 24th minute. 

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