Goal.com - Home

thumbnail Hello,
 
Played
March 9, 2013 7:10 PM EST
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium — Washington, District of Columbia
Referee:‬ S. Stoica‎
Attendance:‬ 17072‎
 
60′ L. Pajoy
 

MLS Preview: D.C. United - Real Salt Lake

Real beat the defending Supporters' Shield holders last week, and will aim to ruin D.C. United's home opener.

By Keith Hickey

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
D.C. United (4-5-1): Hamid; Korb, McDonald, Jakovic, Woolard; DeLeon, Saragosa, Thorrington, Kitchen, Pontius; Pajoy.

Injury Report:

OUT: Joe Willis (R foot injury)

Real Salt Lake (4-4-2): Rimando; Beltran, Schuler, Watson-Siriboe, Mansally; Gil, Beckerman, Stephenson, Velasquez; Saborio, Findley.

Injury Report:

OUT: Javier Morales (R knee menisectomy) Nat Borchers (L quad tendon) Chris Wingert (R knee soreness)

  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These teams met one time last season. Real Salt Lake edged the encounter 1-0 at home at Rio Tinto Stadium on Sept. 28.
  • D.C United star Dwayne De Rosario is suspended for this match.
  • RSL captain Kyle Beckerman made his 300th MLS appearance last week in RSL's 2-0 win over the reigning Supporters' Shield holders, the San Jose Earthquakes.
  • D.C. defender Robbie Russell spent four seasons with RSL, helping the club to the 2009 MLS Cup.
  • Alvario Saborio scored both goals in Salt Lake's 2-0 win over San Jose, his seventh multiple-goal performance in his MLS career.


Field Report
Reader's Predictions
Top 3 Predictions
Head to Head
USA - Open Cup ‎(OC)‎ Oct 1, 2013 D.C. United 1 - Real Salt Lake 0
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 9, 2013 D.C. United 1 - Real Salt Lake 0
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 1, 2012 Real Salt Lake 1 - D.C. United 0
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 24, 2011 D.C. United 4 - Real Salt Lake 1
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 18, 2011 Real Salt Lake 1 - D.C. United 1
  • Player Ratings
  • Match Report
  • Play by Play
  • Preview
Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
28Bill HamidGoalkeeper
14Brandon McDonaldDefender
-Dejan JakovicDefender
26James RileyDefender
22Chris KorbDefender
11John ThorringtonMidfielder
13Chris PontiusMidfielder
14Nick DeLeonMidfielder
23Perry KitchenMidfielder
-M. SánchezMidfielder
-L. PajoyStriker
31Joe WillisGoalkeeper
3Robbie RussellDefender
24Daniel WoolardDefender
55Marcelo SaragosaMidfielder
26RafaelStriker
11C. RuízStriker
19Kyle PorterStriker
18Nick RimandoGoalkeeper
2Tony Beltran Defender
3Kwame Watson-SiriboeDefender
28Chris SchulerDefender
29K. MansallyStriker
5Kyle BeckermanMidfielder
21Luis GilMidfielder
9Khari StephensonMidfielder
26Juan Sebastián VelásquezMidfielder
10Robbie FindleyStriker
15A. SaboríoStriker
12Josh SaundersGoalkeeper
16Carlos SalcedoDefender
5Lovel PalmerMidfielder
-Yordany Alvarez OropezaMidfielder
27John StertzerMidfielder
8Joao PlataStriker
49Devon SandovalStriker
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
6 3
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Dominic Dwyer Dominic Dwyer
Striker
Sporting KC
4 1