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MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union - Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle finally has a win, but it's a long way to climb back up the table, and Philadelphia has the league's hottest forward.

By Keith Hickey

Jack McInerney - Philadelphia Union
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Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Williams, Parke, Okugo, Gaddis; Cruz, Carroll, Daniel, M. Farfan; Casey, McInerney.

Injury Report:

QUESTIONABLE: Danny Cruz (R ankle contusion)
Seattle Sounders (4-4-2): Gspurning; Yedlin, Hurtado, Traore, Gonzalez; Rosales, Alonso, Joseph, Caskey; Zakuani, Neagle.

Injury Report:

OUT: David Estrada (L eye injury)

QUESTIONABLE: Patrick Ianni (R foot fracture), Eddie Johnson (L hamstring strain), Obafemi Martins (R leg tendon injury)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Seattle has scored just three goals this season, the least potent offense in MLS.
  • The Sounders have kept it tight at the other end, however. Their five goals allowed is tied for second-best defense in the league.
  • Two former Seattle players, Jeff Parke and Sebastien Le Toux, are now with the Union.
  • Philadelphia striker Jack McInerney is tied for the league lead in goals, with six. He was named the MLS player of the month for April.
  • Seattle's 1-0 victory over Colorado in its last game was the team's first victory of the 2013 season.


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Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ 2013-05-04 Philadelphia Union 2 - Seattle Sounders FC 2
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Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ 2012-05-05 Seattle Sounders FC 1 - Philadelphia Union 0
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Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ 2011-10-08 Seattle Sounders FC 0 - Philadelphia Union 2
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Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ 2011-04-16 Philadelphia Union 1 - Seattle Sounders FC 1
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Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ 2010-06-27 Philadelphia Union 3 - Seattle Sounders FC 1
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
28Raymon GaddisDefender
2Jeff ParkeDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
26Keon DanielMidfielder
44Danny CruzMidfielder
6Conor CaseyStriker
9Jack McInerneyStriker
1Chris KonopkaGoalkeeper
-Gabriel FarfánDefender
13Michael LahoudMidfielder
-KlebersonMidfielder
11Sebastien Le TouxMidfielder
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
12Aaron WheelerStriker
81Michael GspurningGoalkeeper
17DeAndre YedlinDefender
12Leonardo GonzálezDefender
18Djimi TraoreDefender
34Jhon Kennedy HurtadoDefender
3Brad EvansMidfielder
6Osvaldo AlonsoMidfielder
7Eddie JohnsonStriker
7Mauro RosalesStriker
12Alex CaskeyMidfielder
27Lamar NeagleMidfielder
24Marcus HahnemannGoalkeeper
6Patrick IanniDefender
20Zach ScottDefender
22Eriq ZavaletaDefender
7Mario MartínezMidfielder
5Andy RoseMidfielder
16David EstradaStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
5 2
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Kenny Miller Kenny Miller
Striker
Rangers
3 2