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  • July 17, 2013
  • • 21:00
  • • Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Denver, Colorado
  • Referee: A. Chapman
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MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - New England Revolution

MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids - New England Revolution

Jared Wickerham

New England will look to break winless skid in Colorado that stretches back for more than a decade when the two playoff hopefuls lock horns at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
New England Revolution (4-5-1): Shuttleworth; Farrell, McCarthy, Goncalves, Tierney; Fagundez, Rowe, Caldwell, Nguyen, Sene, Barrett.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Juan Agudelo (R knee sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: Chris Tierney (L knee irritation), Saer Sene (R hip contusion)

Colorado Rapids (4-2-3-1): Irwin; O'Neill, Mera, Moor, Klute; Thomas, Sturgis; Brown, , Moffat, Clark, Driver; Cummings, Barnes.
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INJURY REPORT

OUT: Diego Calderon (R knee surgery)

QUESTIONABLE: Martin Rivero (L quadriceps strain)

  DID YOU KNOW?
  • New England defender Kevin Alston was activated from the club's disabled list after undergoing treatment for leukemia and has made the trip with the Revolution.
  • Neither team had a player selected for the MLS All-Star Game matchday roster.
  • The Rapids are coming off a bye week in which the club faced Mexican club Santos Laguna in a friendly. Goalkeeper Matt Pickens played 90 minutes for his first action since breaking his arm early in the season.
  • The Revs are 3-12-4 in matches in Colorado and have yet to win at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, posting a record of 0-2-3 at the soccer-specific venue. The last win in Colorado came more than 10 years ago, a 2-1 victory on June 12, 2002.
  • Both teams' leading scorers have five goals. Colorado is paced by rookie Deshorn Brown and Atiba Harris. New England is led by 18-year-old Homegrown Player Diego Fagundez.
  • This is the only regular-season meeting between the two teams this year.

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Available Squads
1Clinton IrwinGoalkeeper
3Drew MoorDefender
15Chris KluteDefender
22Marvell WynneDefender
-Shane O'NeillDefender
2Nick LaBroccaMidfielder
8Dillon PowersMidfielder
20H. ThomasMidfielder
-Nathan SturgisDefender
9Edson BuddleStriker
26Deshorn BrownStriker
-Matt PickensGoalkeeper
-G. MeraDefender
-Anthony WallaceMidfielder
28Tony CascioMidfielder
23Atiba HarrisStriker
-J. CastrillónMidfielder
-Kevin Andrew Harbottle CarrascoStriker
22Bobby ShuttleworthGoalkeeper
2Andrew FarrellDefender
15Stephen McCarthyMidfielder
23José GonçalvesDefender
25Darrius BarnesDefender
6Scott CaldwellMidfielder
8Juan Carlos TojaMidfielder
-Ryan GuyStriker
24Lee NguyenMidfielder
14Diego FagundezStriker
27J. BengtsonStriker
1Matt ReisGoalkeeper
5AJ SoaresDefender
30Kevin AlstonDefender
11Kelyn RoweMidfielder
-Clyde SimmsMidfielder
33Donald SmithMidfielder
19Chad BarrettStriker

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