MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City - Chivas USA
After a high-scoring loss to Portland last week, Sporting KC welcomes Chivas USA, which hasn't beaten SKC in the last four attempts.
By Zac Lee Rigg
|Sporting Kansas City (4-3-3): Nielsen; Myers, Collin, Besler, Sinovic; Nagamura, Rosell, Feilhaber; Zusi, Bieler, Sapong.
OUT: Teal Bunbury (L knee sprain)
|Chivas USA (3-5-2): Kennedy; de Luna, Velazquez, Burling; Avila, Mejia, Alvarez, Iraheta, Villafaña; Bowen, Correa.
OUT: Juan Agudelo (L hamstring strain), Miller Bolaños (L hamstring strain), Walter Vilchez (L knee MCL sprain)
QUESTIONABLE: Jose Correa (L Quad Strain), Oswaldo Minda (R quad strain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- Chivas USA hasn't defeated Kansas City in the last four attempts. Sporting Kansas City has won the last three times it played the Goats away.
- Chance Myers scored the first two goals of his MLS career in a 3-2 loss to the Portland Timbers last week. Myers joined the league as the No. 1 SuperDraft pick in 2008.
- The Goats drew 2-2 with the San Jose Earthquakes last week to stop a two-game losing skid.
- Tristan Bowen scored in that match, his first MLS goal since 2010
- Sporting KC is in a three-way tie for second in the Eastern Conference with 14 points from nine games. Chivas USA is tied for fourth in the West, on 11 points.
Top 3 Predictions
Sporting Kansas City 3-1 Chivas USA
- 25 %
Sporting Kansas City 2-0 Chivas USA
- 25 %
Sporting Kansas City 1-2 Chivas USA
- 25 %
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||May 5, 2013||Sporting Kansas City 4 - Chivas USA 0|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Apr 1, 2012||Chivas USA 0 - Sporting Kansas City 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Jul 9, 2011||Sporting Kansas City 1 - Chivas USA 1|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Mar 19, 2011||Chivas USA 2 - Sporting Kansas City 3|
|USA - Major League Soccer (MLS)||Sep 19, 2010||Chivas USA 0 - Sporting Kansas City 2|
|Sporting Kansas City|
|Nov 23, 2013||Sporting Kansas City 2 - Houston Dynamo 1||MLS|
|Nov 9, 2013||Houston Dynamo 0 - Sporting Kansas City 0||MLS|
|Nov 6, 2013||Sporting Kansas City 3 - New England Revolution 1||MLS|
|Nov 2, 2013||New England Revolution 2 - Sporting Kansas City 1||MLS|
|Oct 26, 2013||Philadelphia Union 1 - Sporting Kansas City 2||MLS|
|-||M. de Luna||Defender|
Times In EDT
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