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Played
March 30, 2013 3:50 PM EDT
Red Bull Arena — Harrison, New Jersey
Referee:‬ S. Petrescu‎
Attendance:‬ 15824‎
 
55′ Dax McCarty
Conor Casey 63′
 

MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Philadelphia Union

The Union makes a trip up I-95 to meet a Red Bull team desperate for its first win of the 2013 season.

By Keith Hickey

Sebastien Le Toux, Vancouver Whitecaps
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New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Robles; Pearce, Olave, Holgersson, Kimura; Alexander, Cahill, McCarty, Steele; Luyindula, Akpan.

Injury Report:

OUT: Ryan Meara (hip surgery recovery)

QUESTIONABLE: Fabian Espindola (L hamstring Injury), Thierry Henry (L MCL Sprain), Connor Lade (Ankle injury)
Philadelphia Union (4-4-2): MacMath; Williams, Okugo, Parke, Gaddis; Carroll, M. Farfan, Daniel, Lahoud; Le Toux, McInerney.

Injury Report:

OUT: Matt Kassel (L knee sprain)

QUESTIONABLE: Gabe Farfan (R hamstring strain), Don Anding (L knee strain), Chris Albright (Lower back spasms), Aaron Wheeler (R knee contusion)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • The Red Bulls come into this match with a four-game winning streak over the Union, having not conceded to their nearest geographical rivals in 224 minutes.
  • Philadelphia's PPL Park and New York's Red Bull Arena are the two closest stadiums in MLS, separated by just under 90 miles.
  • New York defender Brandon Barklage is suspended for this match.
  • New York is looking for its first win under rookie head coach Mike Petke and hasn't scored in its last 253 minutes of play.
  • Philadelphia forward Sebastien Le Toux spent part of last season with New York, scoring once in 14 games.


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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Aug 17, 2013 New York Red Bulls 0 - Philadelphia Union 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 23, 2013 Philadelphia Union 3 - New York Red Bulls 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 30, 2013 New York Red Bulls 2 - Philadelphia Union 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 27, 2012 Philadelphia Union 0 - New York Red Bulls 3
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 21, 2012 New York Red Bulls 2 - Philadelphia Union 0
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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
32L. RoblesGoalkeeper
44Heath PearceDefender
4Jamison OlaveDefender
-Marcus HolgerssonDefender
27Kosuke KimuraDefender
-JuninhoMidfielder
11Dax McCartyMidfielder
12Eric AlexanderMidfielder
17Tim CahillMidfielder
22Jonathan SteeleMidfielder
8Péguy LuyindulaStriker
24Santiago CastanoGoalkeeper
-DigaoDefender
7R. MillerDefender
10Lloyd SamMidfielder
21Ruben BoverMidfielder
14Thierry HenryStriker
9Andre AkpanStriker
18Zac MacMathGoalkeeper
25Sheanon WilliamsDefender
28Ray GaddisDefender
2Jeff ParkeDefender
7Brian CarrollMidfielder
13Michael LahoudMidfielder
14Amobi OkugoMidfielder
26Michael FarfanMidfielder
44Danny CruzMidfielder
9Jack McInerneyStriker
11Sebastien Le TouxMidfielder
1Chris KonopkaGoalkeeper
5Greg JordanMidfielder
20Roger TorresMidfielder
22Leo FernandesMidfielder
26Keon DanielMidfielder
6Conor CaseyStriker
29Antoine HoppenotStriker
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