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  • September 1, 2012
  • • 19:40
  • • Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts
  • Referee: Drew Fischer
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MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Philadelphia Union

MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Philadelphia Union

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Two Eastern Conference also-rans play for pride in Foxboro as their seasons begin to wind down.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
New England Revolution (4-4-2): Reis; Alston, Soares, McCarthy, Tierney; Rowe, Simms, Feilhaber, Nguyen; Sene, Bengtson.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Sainey Nyassi (R adductor strain); GK Bobby Shuttleworth (L knee sprain)

DOUBTFUL: MF Blair Gavin (L hamstring tightness)

PROBABLE: MF Lee Nguyen (L ankle sprain); FW Alec Purdie (L ankle sprain)
Philadelphia Union (4-3-3): MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Valdes, G. Farfan; Lahoud, Carroll, Gomez; M. Farfan, McInerney, Cruz.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: FW Krystian Witkowski (concussion symptoms)

QUESTIONABLE: DF Chris Albright (L groin strain); DF Bakary Soumare (R knee inflammation)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Three Union players, midfielder Gabriel Gomez and Farfan twins Michael and Gabriel, are one yellow card away from an automatic suspension.
  • The teams are meeting for the second time this year. Jack McInerney’s goal in the 90th minute, after Philadelphia’s Freddy Adu and New England’s Saer Sene traded goals, gave Union a 2-1 win at PPL Park.
  • Philadelphia has never lost to New England. The first meeting victory this year was the Union’s third in five games against the Revs; the teams have played to two draws.
  • Jerry Bengtson scored his second goal in Major League Soccer – his first since returning from the Olympic Games – in New England’s 4-3 loss in Columbus. While with the Honduran Olympic team in England, Bengtson scored three goals.
  • Despite scoring six goals in their last two matches, the Revolution are winless since early July, a club record run of nine games.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

New England

Philadelphia Union

Wins
2
0
3
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

New England Revolution NER
New England Revolution New England
Draw
Philadelphia Union PHI
Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union
29%
57%

Top 3 Predictions

New England Revolution NER
0 - 2
Philadelphia Union PHI
New England Revolution NER
2 - 1
Philadelphia Union PHI
New England Revolution NER
1 - 1
Philadelphia Union PHI

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