The Earthquakes came from behind to tie the Rapids 1-1 in a match with two goals from set pieces.
The Earthquakes have not lost at home since their season opener and now welcome a Colorado side shorn of Edson Buddle.
Poor finishing and worse defending condemned San Jose to a heavy defeat at the hands of Seattle.
A recently improved Seattle side comes up against a San Jose team with a penchant for dramatic comebacks.
Adam Jahn and Chris Wondolowski scored to complete a 2-1 comeback against visiting Toronto FC on Wednesday.
Toronto FC has only won once in the last 23 MLS matches, and travels to San Jose where the Earthquakes continue picking up late points.
San Jose's penchant for late dramatics was evident once again, as Sam Cronin earned the Quakes a point.
The Shield holders are struggling, stuck outside the playoff spots, and East-leading Montreal will look to capitalize on their rough form.
Chivas USA earned what coach Jose Luis Sanchez Sola called a "hard, tough point" at home against San Jose.
Two goals in three minutes gave Chivas USA the lead early in the second half, but Cordell Cato pegged the Goats back.
Chivas USA, having lost two games in a row, welcomes the San Jose Earthquakes, who didn't lose to the Goats in three matches last year.
As is so often the case, the Earthquakes got a late goal and this time, it was rookie Adam Jahn who came up big.